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

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18 – 28 Clasketgate

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


Recommended Lawyer 2024

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

Displaying ‘superb professionalism‘, Sills & Betteridge LLP has seen a substantial increase in transactions in the financial services and technology sectors. James Conduit heads the corporate and commercial team and is sought after for share and asset sales and purchases, cross-border transactions, corporate finance and s.110 restructurings. He has also developed an interest in the digital and renewable energy sectors. For cross-border M&A, Martin Walsh is recommended, particularly for US-based clients. Euan McLaughlin brings complementary expertise in commercial contracts.