Martin Codd#933

Martin Codd

Martin leads the firm's property entrepreneurs team which is dedicated to servicing the particular needs of the owner/occupier business investing in real estate and high achieving entrepreneurs. He has considerable experience in dealing with landlord and tenant issues and has spent his entire career advising on the purchase and sale of commercial assets, such as offices, high street and out of town retail units, shopping centres and hotels. Martin acts for a wide range of clients including landed estates, companies, trusts, institutional investors, traders and entrepreneurs. He is one of the firm's leading experts in the complex area of enfranchisement law/claims and together with our specialist property litigation teams regularly takes cases to the First Tier Tribunal. A founding member of the Association of Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP), Martin is accredited to The Law Society's CQS scheme for residential conveyancing. He has written and lectured extensively on landlord and tenant law throughout his long career. He joined Penningtons in 2011 from Dawsons of Lincoln's Inn where he was managing partner.
Contributed to


Practice Area


  • Q&A Panel

Qualified Year

  • 1989


  • The Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners
  • The Law Society


  • 1982-1995: London Metropolitan University - LLB (hons) in Business Law
  • 1985 - 1986: Law Society finals

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