Julie Stather
April 3, 2017
Alissa Scott-Beckett
April 3, 2017

Martha Walsh

Martha has a dynamic practice acting for both prosecution and defence.  She is instructed by a range of prosecuting authorities, including the HMRC and the Specialist Fraud Division of the Crown Prosecution Service having developed a specialist practice in prosecuting benefit and revenue fraud.  Martha is widely regarded as fair but firm Prosecutor. Martha’s defence practice is equally varied. She is often requested to act for vulnerable clients and in cases which demand sensitivity. Confiscation proceedings and matters with an immigration element are also areas in which Martha has significant experience.

Whether acting for prosecution or defence, Martha is known to excel in legal arguments.

Confiscation proceedings and matters with an immigration element are also areas in which Martha has significant experience.

Martha is currently an Associate Tutor in Criminology at the University of Sussex.


Qualifications, Associations


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Bar Human Rights Committee
  • International Bar Association
  • Equality and Diversity Officer

Notable Cases


Called 2000
Practice Area: Crime

Email: clerks@westgate-chambers.co.uk

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