Profile

Martin is a partner in 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, Martin 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); joint editor and contributor to the Law Society’s Elderly Client Handbook (3rd edition, contributor to 4th and 5th editions); contributor to Finance & Law for the Older Client (LexisNexis), Court of Protection Practice (LexisNexis, 2018) and Elderly Clients: A Precedent Manual (Jordans, 2016).

Martin has lectured extensively on the Mental Capacity Act and Court of Protection practice procedure. He has lectured at conferences for Central Law Training, Jordans, LexisNexis, the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

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Recognition & Memberships

  • Member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)
  • Member of the Court of Protection User Group
  • Assisted with the Public Guardian Stakeholder Review of Deputy Supervision
  • Finalist in the Vulnerable Client Adviser of the Year Category for the STEP Private Client Awards 2015

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

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