Mr Martin Walsh > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18-24 Clasketgate

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.


Partner corporate department, advising on a wide range of corporate transactions, including M&A, private equity and listed companies. Martin worked for more than 20 years in the City of London where he was a partner in leading English and American international law firms. Martin has concluded transactions across a wide range of industrial sectors, including telecommunications – acting for OTE (the main Greek telecom provider), engineering, renewables and property in various jurisdictions, including; USA, Middle East, Western and Eastern Europe and the Philippines. He recently completed the merger of Burst Corporation, the US AIM listed client with Blinkx plc, a UK AIM listed company, which is the world’s largest video search engine company in a $30m deal. Martin’s clients are frequently involved in M&A transactions with listed companies where his experience of listed company work proves invaluable.


Qualified 1984; partner on joining Sills & Betteridge in 2010. Previously partner Heald Nickinson; Wedlake Bell; Richards Butler; Radcliffes and USA firm Squire Sanders & Dempsey.


Basic French.


Law Society.


Family, golf, rugby, skiing and lifelong Liverpool FC fan.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Midlands

Sills & Betteridge LLP‘s Lincoln-based team has ‘broad knowledge and experience’, which is evident when assisting clients with sales and acquisitions, commercial contracts and restructurings. James Conduit, who is well-versed in the full gamut of corporate and commercial matters, leverages his expertise to advise clients in the renewable energy, software, insurance and agriculture sectors. Martin Walsh, who previously worked for an international firm in London, has a strong track record in cross-border transactions. ‘Personable and responsive’ Euan McLaughlin specialises in commercial contracts and data protection.  Former practice head Andrew Payne retired in May 2020.