Martin is regularly briefed in a variety of serious indictable and summary criminal proceedings, including those involving homicide, drug charges, serious driving offences, sexual offences, dishonesty and property offences, and other offences against the person. Since 2013, Martin has appeared at all stages of criminal matters in the Children's Court, Magistrates' Court, County Court and Supreme Court including bail applications, committals, summary contests and complex plea hearings.
He promotes consideration of post-sentence and therapeutic options such as Drug Court, Assessment and Referral Court and Koori Court where appropriate. He accepts briefs in relation to applications for, and reviews of, supervision orders under the Serious Offenders Act 2018.
Martin is interested in matters involving issues of capacity, fitness to stand trial and mental impairment. He can be briefed in matters involving the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997, as well as in matters involving applications for guardianship and administration orders, and powers of attorney.