Mark advises private clients both domestically and internationally. Mark’s expertise includes tax, trusts and succession issues for clients from all over the world, including some of the world’s wealthiest families.
His work includes setting and implementing strategies to hold large fortunes in tax-effective ways. Recognised as a leader in his field, Mark also practises in the field of contentious trusts and succession, both domestically and internationally.
Mark’s clients benefit from his broad network of experienced advisers, ensuring they receive the best advice possible in their jurisdiction.
He was Private Solicitor to the Queen between 2002 and January 2019, and was Solicitor for the Affairs of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1998 to 2012.
Mark has been listed in ALM’s Private Client Global Elite 2019.
Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1980.
Memberships & Accolades
Mark is listed as a Recommended 2021, Tax and Trust lawyer in Spear's 500 Magazine 2021 edition.
He is also listed in the Private Client Global Elite 2021 directory.
Mark is ranked in Band 1 for Private Wealth by Chambers & Partners, and is Senior Statespeople for Private Wealth in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021. He is ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500 for Personal tax, trusts and probate.
"A legend. He needs no introduction. He is one of the leading lights in London." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021)
"He is an excellent practitioner. He is widely admired in the market." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021)
"He's knowledgeable, wise and always on the ball and aware of what's happening." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2021)
"Very well known." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020)
"His client-handling skills are incredible. He has the ability to explain very complex issues concisely and with great clarity. Mark is a pleasure to work with." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020)
“Mark Bridges sits at the top of his profession in his experience and approach to work, and has that classic trusted adviser role… He's been at the top of his game for a long time, he knows everybody and he's a really nice person to work with, which makes a big difference." (Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2017)
“Mark Bridges is energetic, solution-focused, has a lifetime of top-flight experience and is practical." Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2017