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Orlando Bridgeman


Telephone: 0191 814 5780

Office: Newcastle

Department: Tax and Trusts

Position: Associate

Areas of practice:

Orlando advises on private client work with a focus on wills, trusts and tax planning. His clients cover the whole country and include trustees, entrepreneurs, family partnerships and landowners.

Orlando is qualified as a solicitor and a Chartered Tax Advisor.

Orlando’s specialisms include:

  • advising farmers and landowners on succession, tax planning and business structures
  • advising trustees, and acting as a trustee, for trusts with diverse assets and business interests
  • farm partnerships and partnership agreements
  • providing inheritance tax planning advice for mixed estates managing property portfolios alongside activities such as farming and forestry, having regard to so-called “Balfour planning”
  • setting up grandparents’ trusts
  • tax advice on woodland and forestry

Orlando volunteers as a trustee of the York Glaziers Trust, a stained glass conservation charity which is dedicated to the care and conservation of historic stained glass in York Minster and throughout the UK.

Orlando has written the following articles:

Orlando Bridgeman reports on a forthcoming review of Capital Gains Tax Capital Gains Tax second report from the Office of Tax Simplification

Professional memberships:

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP).

Chartered Institute of Taxation (CTA)

Agricultural Law Association.


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