Ian Martin Partner

Ian has considerable transactional and advisory experience over a 28 plus year period leading Macfarlanes teams on UK and cross-border transactions across a broad range of private equity (both for sponsors and senior management teams), corporate and corporate restructuring matters.

What people are saying


"Ian Martin is an experienced and respected private equity practitioner, with significant strengths in a broad array of transactional work. He garners accolades for his 'commercial and diligent' approach, with sources praising him for 'going the extra mile and making sure we are protected'."

Chambers UK 2018

"Ian Martin is recognised as a Leading Individual in The UK Legal 500 for Private Equity."

The UK Legal 500 2017

"Ian Martin is described as a 'terrific lawyer'."

Chambers UK 2017

"Ian Martin has 'a very good commercial understanding of how things fit together and can provide good advice outside of the pure legal framework.' Clients describe him as 'incredibly helpful in getting the deal over the line'."

Chambers UK 2016

"Ian Martin is an 'extremely experienced' and 'highly rated' lawyer who is a trusted adviser for corporate and private equity work."

Chambers UK 2015

Quick reads