Martin Langston

Call - 2015 Joined Chambers - 2018
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Business & Property

Martin is a specialist Business and Property practitioner with experience in complex and high value claims.

He has developed a busy and varied litigation practice routinely appearing at the Business & Property Courts throughout England and Wales.

Martin acts for individuals, businesses, lenders, insurers and local authorities at interlocutory applications, injunctions, trials, appeal and ADR.

Areas of expertise:

  • Property litigation
  • Contractual and commercial litigation
  • Partnership and business disputes
  • Technology and Construction
  • Company law and insolvency

Martin enjoyed a diverse career prior to the Bar including working as an expert software engineer and managing director of several companies including a housing management firm. He is often instructed in cases pre-issue and always looks to provide a cost-effective, pragmatic solution for the client.

Recent Cases:

On appeal to a Circuit Judge of the County Court in a contractual dispute relating to Estate Agents Act 1979 and Money Laundering Regulations 2007.

On appeal in a matter concerning an application for relief from sanctions in which Martin successfully obtained a declaration of maladministration.

On appeal in respect of an order for possession in respect of secured lending regarding the proper exercise of discretion pursuant to s36 Administration of Justice Act 1970

On appeal to the High Court in a matter of bankruptcy regarding the extent of the ambit of case management discretion in bankruptcy hearings.

In the County Court in a matter of an application for an order for sale pursuant to s14 Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TLATA 1996).

In the High Court in a matter of a supervisors’ locus to apply for an administration order.

In a matter regarding whether an order made pursuant to the Administration of Estates Act 1925 was ultra vires and the limit of the equitable jurisdiction of the County Court.


Liverpool University MSc (Dst) Distributed Systems
BPTC Very Competent
LJMU GDL (Distinction)


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