Martin Holden

Partner, Harrogate

Martin Holden

Martin specialises in advising family businesses and professional practices and businesses and is a member of the firm’s Professional Practices Group.

Martin’s client base comprises of family-owned businesses, a number of recruitment businesses as well as small public companies.

He advises the owners of businesses. The nature of advice given ranges from strategic commercial advice to structural and financial planning, in addition to providing audit assurance.

Although based in the Harrogate office, Martin frequently provides support to businesses across the UK where the client’s specific needs require it.

Key experience

  • Assisting family-owned businesses to restructure their activities. In particular looking at issues arising from existing pension schemes.
  • Supporting families and businesses build appropriate succession plans and structures to support these.
  • Aiding in the raising of finance.
  • Supporting owners dispose of their businesses.


Martin lives in the Yorkshire Dales with his wife, two teenage daughters and Harvey the dog. He is an enthusiastic, but inadequate golfer. He is also a keen runner, who is very proud to have recently completed his second marathon.