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Martin Webster


About Martin

Martin focusses on advising clients on a wide range of governance and directors' duties issues.

He is the editor and main author of the Institute of Directors' leading publication, The Directors' Handbook, now in its third edition, and a contributor to the London Stock Exchange's guide on Corporate Governance.  He also lectures and writes extensively on governance and corporate law, as well as providing training for boards and individual directors, the ICAEW and the London Stock Exchange.  He writes a popular one page monthly briefing for company directors, GCs and company secretaries and presents well attended webinars for the firm's clients.

Martin is a member of the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee for which he has led and participated in several working groups responding to various government and regulator consultations.


MA - Christ's College, Cambridge

ATII (Chartered Institute of Taxation)

Related Publications

  • The Directors Handbook 2010
    • RRP: £25.00 (plus £2.00 p&p)

    This is adapted from the third edition (2010) of The Director's Handbook, edited by Martin Webster of Pinsent Masons and available to buy from the Institute of Directors.

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