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Martin James Head of RTA Practice

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Martin is a serious personal injury solicitor and head of the road traffic accident department at Slater and Gordon Lawyers.

An expert on serious injury cases and fatal incident litigation, he demonstrates an impressive attention to detail and hands-on approach to all his cases.

It is these methods which have won him the trust of clients, the admiration of his colleagues and the best possible results in court.

He has successfully concluded many cases with damages in excess of a million pounds.

Martin regularly lectures to various audiences on developments in the law and is an expert on road traffic accidents. As a result he has become an active supporter of the road safety charity BRAKE.

He has campaigned in the national media and at the Home Office for the rights of bereaved families and for road safety improvements, once appearing on the Jeremy Vine show to discuss seatbelt safety.


Commendations from independent legal directories

Legal 500: Martin is "an excellent practitioner."

Career History

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon
  • 2005 - 2013 Fentons Solicitors
  • College of Law, York
  • University of Hull

Professional Qualifications

  • Member and fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Supporter of charity BRAKE