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Martin Young

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(Lond. QMC) Middle Temple (1984)

An experienced advocate and advisor with principle areas of practice in business and commercial litigation, landlord and tenant, housing, mortgage, professional liability, employment, rating, consumer and consumer credit, fraud.

Member of the Chancery Bar Association and SE Circuit.

Registered with the Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Examples from recent caseload:
  • Filofax Limited v Prima BV and another (2007) (international trade, Commercial Agents Regulations).
  • E.Surv Ltd v Sayeed Rahman & others (2006) (multi-million pound asset recovery claim, freezing and search orders in alleged multi-party mortgage fraud).
  • Smith v David Barney & Co. (2006) (solicitor's liability on professional undertaking in commercial property transaction).
  • Satchell v Hertsmere Borough Council (2005) (successful defence of local authority against employee's six-figure compensation claim for disability discrimination).
  • Daimler Chrysler Fleet Management Ltd v Sherwood & anr. (2005) (Equipment leasing, guarantee)
  • Abouzeid v Eisa and others (2004) (tenancy, licence, possession of real property, statutory tenancy, multiple occupation).
  • Davies & Bishop v Goodlace & Jenkins (2004) (partnership, quasi-partnership, co-ownership of real property, s459 Companies Act 1985)
  • Mehra v Hertsmere Borough Council (2003) (successful response in appeal to High Court against decision of Valuation Tribunal, Council Tax liability)
Reported cases of note are:
  • Shah and others v Colvia Management Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 195
  • Rowallan Group Ltd v Edgehill Portfolio No. 1 Ltd [2007] EWHC 32 (Ch) (unilateral mistake in major commercial property transaction). View Decision
  • Jones v Twinsectra Limited [2002] EWCA Civ 668 (assessment of costs between solicitor and client under Solicitors Act 1974, County Court jurisdiction). View Decision
  • Wilson v First County Trust Ltd (No. 2) [2001] EWCA Civ 633 (incompatability of s127(3) Consumer Credit Act 1974 with Art 6(1) and Art 1 of the First Protocol of ECHR) View Decision
  • Wilson v First County Trust Ltd [2001] QB 407 (consumer credit, unenforceable regulated credit agreements, security, Human Rights Act 1998: incompatability of statutory provisions) View Decision
  • Shanshal v Al-Kishtaini [2001] EWCA Civ 264 (fraud, illegality, sanctions, estoppel, purpose trust) View Decision
  • Harvest Press Ltd v McCaffrey [1999] IRLR 778 (automatically unfair dismissal under s100(1)(d) of the Employment Rights Act, circumstances amounting to "danger" within that provision).
  • Grovit & others v Doctor & others [1997] UKHL 13; [1997] 1 All ER 417; [1997] 1 WLR 640 (abuse of process, want of prosecution) View Decision
Martin Young
Practice Areas
  • Chancery
  • Business
  • Commercial litigation
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Housing
  • Mortgage
  • Professional liability
  • Employment
  • Rating
  • Consumer and consumer credit
  • Fraud
Call: 1984
LLB, LLM


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Martin Young is an independent self-employed barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board of England (ref. no 20596); whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales which code can be found at www.barstandardsboard.org.uk; has full professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited (ref BM 2930/033) (details of the world-wide cover are provided at www.barmutual.co.uk); is registered for VAT (reg. no. 397 2328 21); and can be contacted during chambers opening hours by telephone at 02074045055 or by e-mail at clerks@9stonebuildings.com.
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