Bridget is resident in the UK and is a senior lawyer, specialising in investment funds, financial services and regulatory legal work. She is one of London’s premier and most experienced lawyers in the field of private equity and real estate funds. Bridget graduated from the University of Southampton (LLB, 1st Class Hons) and joined the City law firm, Macfarlanes LLP, in London, where she qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales. After a year’s secondment to Skadden Arps in New York, Bridget became a partner of Macfarlanes in 1988 and eventually head of Macfarlanes Investment Management Group. In each of the last ten years, Who’s Who Legal has rated her as one of the top private funds lawyers in the world. In addition, she is listed as one of the three Senior Statesmen for private equity funds for Chambers Legal Directory 2017 and 2018. In 2018 Bridget left Macfarlanes to focus on consultancy work and independent non-executive directorships.