Geoff Martin is a senior associate in the Compliance, Investigations and Government Enforcement practice group in the Washington, DC office. He started his career at Baker McKenzie in 2007 in London, and moved to Washington in 2012. He is admitted to practice in the US (New York), and in the UK (England and Wales). Whilst with Baker McKenzie Mr. Martin has also spent time on secondment to clients and in the Firm’s Toronto office.
Mr. Martin advises clients on corporate ethics and compliance issues including, anti-bribery and corruption, fraud, financial crime, anti-money laundering, trade sanctions, consumer protection and privacy law.
Mr. Martin has extensive experience managing multinational fraud, corruption and sanctions investigations, including experience in the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. He has advised clients before enforcement authorities, regulators, and prosecutors in the US, the UK and elsewhere. He conducts compliance training and writes about compliance and investigations issues, best practices and developments in English and US law.
Mr. Martin works with multinational clients in numerous industry sectors (including manufacturing, technology, professional services and retail), to conduct compliance risk assessments, and to design, draft, implement and test effective internal compliance programs and codes of business conduct around the globe. He also advises clients on compliance risks and mitigation in operations, acquisitions and post-merger compliance integration.
Mr. Martin’s practice also includes commercial disputes, and litigation including contract disputes with suppliers, subcontractors, and government departments. He has broad non-contentious experience in drafting and negotiating IT supply, services (including outsourcing), support and maintenance, and other commercial agreements, and advising on commercial, regulatory and consumer protection issues.
- Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (L.P.C.) (2006)
- Oxford University (B.A. Law) (2005)
- New York~United States (2016)
- England & Wales~United Kingdom (2009)
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