Martin Webster

Partner, Pinsent Masons

Martin has practised as a corporate lawyer for more than 35 years. He now specialises in corporate governance and advisory work, helping boards, company secretaries and senior management teams understand their responsibilities and find practical solutions to issues surrounding corporate compliance, risk management and governance. 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.