Martin Paterson

Martin joined BridsonHalsall having returned to the Isle of Man in September 2017 having spent over two years working with international law firm Hill Dickinson in England. He qualified as an Isle of Man Advocate in February 2011 and subsequently as an English Solicitor.

He specialises in all aspect of private client matters including property, family issues, wills, probate and the administration of estates. Martin has significant experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property, having represented numerous UK based high street retailers, including a major supermarket, dealing with the management of their entire England and Wales property portfolio.

During his early practice on the Island he was made a director of a local firm and built a strong reputation on the Island with his clients, which was recognised by his recommendation in the Legal 500. Martin's experience as a private client lawyer is wide ranging and includes advising and acting:

  • in a number of complex and sensitive family matters dealing with all aspects of family law from divorce and ancillary relief matters to removal from jurisdiction;
  • on behalf of high profile landlords on the acquisition and letting of their properties, both commercial and residential;
  • on behalf of high street tenants on the letting of properties;
  • for trustees and beneficiaries in the administration of small to extensive estates;
  • for local authorities and the Church of England on numerous property related matters.