Fiona Martin arrived at Sussex University in 1985, a 22-year-old single parent with two pre-school children. It was a time of change and unrest.
She campaigned as a member of the revolutionary left protesting against cuts in education . This resulted in herself and 43 other students facing disciplinary action.
Fiona decided that legal knowledge expertise could come in handy in fighting social injustice and went on to train as a solicitor. In 2004, Cate Searle and Fiona set up Martin Searle Solicitors.
Listen to our podcast to hear Fiona talk about her inspiration and values – and why she believes it is important to get out there to “make a difference.”