Mark Bridges, 3rd Baron Bridges

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Mark Thomas Bridges, 3rd Baron Bridges, KCVO (born 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 of Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges. He was educated at Eton College, Berkshire and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.[3] He became the 3rd Baron Bridges on the death of his father in 2017.

He currently works for Farrer & Co,[3] a solicitor's firm in London which was founded by his grandmother's great-grandfather. He is married to Angela Margaret Collinson.

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] This honour was upgraded to Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in the 2019 New Year Honours.[6]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "No. 60009". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2011. p. 3.
  5. ^ New Year Honours List 2012: full list, Telegraph.co.uk
  6. ^ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/notice/3175894
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Bridges
Baron Bridges
2017–present
Incumbent
Heir presumptive:
Hon. Nicholas Bridges