Bridget Barker joined Macfarlanes in 1981 and has been a partner since 1988. Bridget is head of the investment funds and financial services group at the firm. She advises clients on establishing both onshore and offshore private funds for private equity, real estate, mezzanine, infrastructure, renewable energy and other types of funds. She has considerable experience acting for both fund managers and also for a variety of investors from both the UK and abroad. In addition, Bridget advises on a variety of financial services and regulatory issues.
Bridget was listed in the table of "Most highly regarded individuals" in the International Who's Who of Private Fund Lawyers in 2012. She has also been shortlisted as "Female private equity adviser of the year" in the Awards for Excellence in Private Equity Advisory Services, Europe 2010 and for IFLR Women in Business Law awards in the investment funds category.