Martin focuses on mergers and acquisitions (both private and public), joint ventures, and corporate finance, principally in the insurance and financial services sectors. Martin also advises on general company law, commercial and regulatory matters.
Commenting on his practice capabilities, Legal 500, 2010 praised Martin for his “quiet, effective, good humoured mastery of deals and details” and in 2007 noted Martin is “a highly accomplished lawyer with strong expertise in the financial services sector” (2007). He is “exceptionally respected” according to Chambers UK 2010 and in 2009 praised him for his “user-friendly, get-things-done approach”. Chambers UK 2008 notes that Martin “is developing a strong practice in commercial matters,” and previously observed that “peers expressed the “utmost respect“ for Mankabady and his wealth of experience” (2006).
As part of his professional recognition, Martin is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences and a contributor to both the industry and national press on insurance market issues. Martin is the editor of the third edition of Tottel’s Joint Ventures in Europe. Martin is also a member of the City of London Law Society Insurance Committee, and the Law Society’s European insurance contract law working group