Martin George took his undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester, and his LLM in International Commercial Law at the University of Nottingham. Martin was a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Birmingham and a College Lecturer at Hertford College, Oxford prior to taking up his Lectureship.
Martin's major research interests are in land law and the conflict of laws. His current focus is on questions of civil jurisdiction arising from the carriage of goods by sea, and the criminalisation of squatting. He has presented papers at London, New York, Birmingham and Cambridge.
Martin has been a consultant to the British Institute of International & Comparative Law on a European Commission-funded comparative study concerning the application of the Brussels I Regulation in the Member States. He was also a national reporter for England on a feasibility study commissioned by the European Commission on the creation of a European research network in the fields of international private law, civil law and civil procedure.
Martin is the creator and General Editor of Conflict of Laws .net, a blog devoted to news and views in private international law, updated by a team of international scholars representing most of the major jurisdictions. It is sponsored by Hart Publishing, and runs in association with the Journal of Private International Law (where Martin is also a member of the editorial board.) It has been cited in academic literature and by the Ministry of Justice.