Martin Black

Specialist Area: Landlord & Tenant

T. 020 7526 2010
M. 078 5036 6000
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Martin Black is an expert in commercial property, specialising in rent reviews and lease renewals.

His career began client-side, working as an in-house surveyor at Ladbrokes, Thorn UK, and Woolworths. He entered private practice in 2005, joining Hammond Phillips where he became Director of Professional Services, before co-founding Black Stanniland in 2010.

Martin has considerable experience in the large store sector of the retail market, and has represented TK Maxx, Wilkinsons, Woolworths, Sainsburys Argos and landlords of large stores over the past 15 years.

He currently represents national retail clients including Kuoni Travel, Pret A Manger, TK Maxx, Ladbrokes Coral, and franchisees of Burger King. He also represents private landlord clients and property companies.

Also active in dispute resolution, Martin frequently acts as expert witness, and regularly receives RICS appointments to act as Arbitrator and Independent Expert. Interests outside of work include his two children, playing tennis, water sports, and his recently acquired vintage VW Camper Van.