Martin Paisner CBE



Martin Paisner attended St Paul's School, London (1956-1961), the Sorbonne, Paris (1961-1962), Worcester College, Oxford (1962-1965) and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (1966-1967). He obtained an MA from Oxford and an LLM from Michigan.

Martin qualified as a solicitor in January 1970 and became a partner with Paisner & Co in 1972 (that firm having merged with Berwin Leighton to form Berwin Leighton Paisner in May 2001).  He has specialised throughout his career in the areas of charity law and private client practice.

Martin is a member of the Garrick, Reform and Buck's Clubs. He is an Honorary Fellow of Queen Mary University of London, Worcester College, Oxford and King's College London,

He also holds an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Glasgow and was appointed CBE in June 2004.

He is married with four adult children and his hobbies include antiquarian book collecting (18th/19th century English literature and pre- First World War travel).

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