Debra is a senior corporate and private equity lawyer, advising entrepreneurs and investment funds on a broad range of M&A and private equity backed transactions.

Heading up the firm’s Corporate team in the Midlands, Debra has the aptitude, pragmatism and depth of skill often found in lawyers who have spent a significant amount of time both in industry, at a senior level, and in private practice. She has several non-executive positions on a number of high profile boards across the region.

Debra lives in Derbyshire with her husband Paul and their teenage children Isaac and Isabella.


"Head of department Debra Martin is deeply experienced across the full range of corporate transactional work, with a strong focus on private equity investments. Market commentators describe her as a "very able and very solid lawyer. "
Corporate/M&A, Chambers & Partners Directory, 2017

"Professional, Patient, Technically strong, helpful and accommodating."
Dessie Boyce, Director, Americk (NI) Limited

"Professional, approachable, easy to communicate with and transparent in all matters."
Graham Johnson, Director, Uniscan Investments Limited