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Profile

Martin is a partner in the Private Client Department and heads the Court of Protection team. Martin read law at Durham University and qualified in 1991. After working for a specialist personal injury firm in London and firms in East Sussex and Tunbridge Wells, he joined Warners as a partner in 2018.

Martin is a well-known and acknowledged expert in Court of Protection matters. He is recognised as a leading individual by both legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Martin has lectured and written extensively on Court of Protection and elderly client matters. His books include A Practitioner’s Guide to the Court of Protection (Bloomsbury) (author of first three editions and contributor to new 4th edition, 2018); contributor to the Law Society’s Elderly Client Handbook (joint editor of 3rd edition and contributor to 4th and 5th editions); contributor to Finance & Law for the Older Client (LexisNexis), Court of Protection Practice (LexisNexis, 2019) and Elderly Clients: A Precedent Manual (Jordans, 2016). He has lectured extensively on the Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection practice procedure for Central Law Training, Jordans, LexisNexis, the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

If Martin is unavailable please contact Tara Millen, 01732 375394, t.millen@warners.law

If Martin is unavailable please contact Tara Millen, 01732 375394, t.millen@warners.law

Recognition & Memberships

  • Panel Deputy
  • Member and Director of The Professional Deputies’ Forum (The PDF)
  • Full Member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of the Court of Protection User Group
  • Finalist in the Vulnerable Client Adviser of the Year Category for the STEP Private Client Awards 2015

Chambers & Partners, 2020 TOP RANKED
Martin Terrell is a highly respected Court of Protection lawyer with extensive expertise in a range of property and affairs matters, including financial abuse, asset recovery and family conflicts. Sources say: “He is a very solid lawyer who is reliable and very capable technically.”

Legal 500, 2020
Court of Protection – Ranked as a leading individual

Chambers & Partners, 2019 TOP RANKED
Martin Terrell of Warners Solicitors is described by a client as “compassionate, professional and an expert in his field.” He is a highly experienced practitioner who handles all aspects of Court of Protection work including financial abuse, asset recovery and family conflicts. Another client states: “I am continually impressed with his knowledge and measured approach to dealing with difficult situations.”

Legal 500, 2019
Court of Protection – Ranked as a leading individual

Chambers & Partners, 2018 TOP RANKED
Sources describe Martin Terrell of Warners Solicitors as having “a brain the size of Europe,” as well as being “very good to work with and a very experienced Court of Protection lawyer.” He handles a range of both contentious and non-contentious Court of Protection work, including financial abuse and residence issues, particularly in relation to elderly clients.

Legal 500, 2018
Court of Protection – Ranked as a leading individual

News & Insights

Sources describe Martin Terrell of Warners Solicitors as having “a brain the size of Europe,” as well as being “very good to work with and a very experienced Court of Protection lawyer.” He handles a range of both contentious and non-contentious Court of Protection work, including financial abuse and residence issues, particularly in relation to elderly clients.


Chambers & Partners 2018

Martin Terrell of Warners Solicitors is described by a client as “compassionate, professional and an expert in his field.” He is a highly experienced practitioner who handles all aspects of Court of Protection work including financial abuse, asset recovery and family conflicts. Another client states: “I am continually impressed with his knowledge and measured approach to dealing with difficult situations.”


Chambers & Partners 2019

Martin Terrell is a highly respected Court of Protection lawyer with extensive expertise in a range of property and affairs matters, including financial abuse, asset recovery and family conflicts. Sources say: "He is a very solid lawyer who is reliable and very capable technically."


Chambers & Partners 2020