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Martin Liddiard - Crime

Martin Liddiard has experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecution and defence. He has extensive experience in the most serious categories of offences against the person, drug related crime and commercial fraud.

Martin has experience of video link and appellate work, including Judicial Review, Trading Standards; health and safety at work and road traffic.

He also has experience in the application of the law relating to firearms, matters involving claims of public interest immunity and matters involving expert evidence. 

Martin has appeared in disciplinary tribunals and injunctive relief associated with pending criminal proceedings, as well as inquests.


LLB (Birmingham)


Has a broad criminal practice with experience in commercial fraud, drug-related crime, road traffic and health and safety in the workplace. He has particular expertise in cases relating to the possession of firearms.
 "A polished advocate" who is "very accessible and good at explaining the complexities of the area." "He's very bright, highly astute and very commercial."
Chambers UK 2016





Prosecutes and defends a vast range of criminal offences, including drugs conspiracies and violent crime. He also has considerable experience of handling firearms offences.
Chambers UK 2015

Has a broad criminal practice, and is noted for his particular expertise in the areas of money laundering, fraud and confiscation.
Chambers UK 2014

Martin Liddiard has defended in the Operation Chalice child sex operation, although he is principally known for his work in fraud.
Chambers UK 2013

Martin Liddiard is 'highly recommended for high-value fraud cases.' 
Legal 500 2009