Association of Partnership Practitioners


Martin, Esther In-house Legal Counsel

Financial Ombudsman Service

Currently in-house Legal Counsel at the Financial Ombudsman Service, Esther Martin was formally a Partner at CM Murray LLP, specialising in partnership and employment law.

Esther has expertise in advising on high value partner exits and team moves.  She has provided partnership and LLP clients with strategic and practical advice and has negotiated with the Managing Partners of several law firms in relation to voluntary and involuntary partner exits.

Esther also advises on the full range of HR issues, including drafting employee contracts and handbooks, handling conduct and performance issues, discrimination and whistleblowing issues, terminations and enforcement of restrictive covenants.  She has extensive experience in high value senior executive and founder exits, negotiating severance packages for clients often in difficult or stressful situations.