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.
“He’s very measured, very calm and an excellent performer in court.”
Chambers UK 2020
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