Mark Bridges

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The Hon. Mark Thomas Bridges, CVO (25 July 1954) is the solicitor to, among others, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom,[1] the Princess Royal[2] and the Duchy of Lancaster.[3]

He is the son and Heir Apparent of Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges. He was educated at Eton College, Berkshire and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.[3] He is in line to become the 3rd Baron Bridges.

He currently works for Farrer & Co,[3] a solicitor's firm in London which was founded by his grandmother's great-grandfather. He married Angela Margaret Collinson and has four children, of whom the heir apparent is Miles Edmund Farrer Bridges.

Bridges was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in the 2012 New Year Honours for his work as personal solicitor to the Queen.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Queen replaces retiring adviser". The Lawyer. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Kelly, June (21 November 2002). "Princess Royal's day in court". BBC News. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Our people : Mark Bridges". Farrer & Co. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  4. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60009. p. 3. 31 December 2011.
  5. ^ New Year Honours List 2012: full list,