Senior Advisor Back

Paul Martenstyn

T: +44 (0) 207 856 2525
paul.martenstyn@avonhurst.com

Profile
Paul is a Senior Advisor at Avonhurst and brings with him over 25 years of chambers’ experience, where he spent the last ten years in a senior clerking position. During this period, he developed domestic and international client relationships with the world’s most prestigious litigators and arbitrators. This led to an approach to become Managing Director in one of the world’s leading litigation finance houses, Vannin Capital between 2018 – 2020. He is the Chief Commercial Officer of Overture London and a founding partner of Prosperant LLP, a leading legal advisory business.

Throughout his career, Paul has contributed to thought leadership and has been invited to present on a wide range of topics in connection with business development, marketing & strategy, and innovation within the legal landscape. This includes presenting on the global stage at events such as the annual International Bar Association Conference, also at the invitation of COMBAR on excellence in practice management during their annual event. In 2020 Paul was ranked as a Global Thought Leader in Litigation Finance by Who’s Who Legal (WWL). His client service skills, innovative approach, leadership and professionalism have consistently been recognised as market-leading by the Chambers and Legal 500 Directories since 2007.

Martenstyn is a well-known figure on the global legal stage, having presented at events such as the annual International Bar Association Conference in Sydney. He is also a co-founder RCAN, a leading arbitration forum with over 2000 members worldwide, and is first ever chair of the Africa advisory board of Save the Children, raising £11.85 million in his year in charge.