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Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work 020 7629 7411
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London SE1, London W1K, Oxford

Mark Lindley

Work 020 7629 7411
Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work Department

Private Client and Tax


Mark is an Associate at Boodle Hatfield. He specialises in handling disputes in the field of wills, trusts, tax-planning and the administration of estates. These include disputes relating to multi-million pound estates / trust funds for HNW beneficiaries, trustees and trust companies, both onshore and offshore, and in the Court of Protection.
Mark also deals with a range of non-contentious private client work including wills, trusts, the administration of estates, powers of attorney / deputyships and long term tax-planning and succession structures.


Mark trained at Penningtons Solicitors before moving to Boodle Hatfield in 2010.


Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and member of the STEP Contentious Trusts and Estates SIG Global Steering Committee, Registered member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), ConTrA and the London Solicitors Litigation Association.

London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mark Lindley - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Boodle Hatfield LLP  is ‘at the top of its game; it is a firm that really cares about its clients’. Simon Rylatt  is ‘one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field globally’ and Andrea Zavos  is ‘excellent at running litigation and keeping sight of the big picture’. The ‘hardworking and astuteMark Lindley  has ‘already established himself as a star in this practice area; he has an approachable manner and is a very good technical lawyer’. The team receives significant referrals from leading UK firms, high-net-worth individuals and international intermediaries. The team has a strong reputation for its work in resolving disputes/managing complex litigation and has considerable expertise in advising on multi-jurisdictional tax, asset protection, trust, family business and governance as well other succession issues.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Boodle Hatfield LLP has a ‘great private client team comprising high-quality lawyers’. Simon Rylatt is an ‘impressive tactician’ and the ‘highly experiencedAndrea Zavos is an ‘excellent lawyer’. Zavos is ‘very straight with clients and a tough opponent’. The ‘outstandingSue Laing is a ‘top private client lawyer’. Mark Lindley is ‘one of the best lawyers of his generation, very clever and has genuine expertise in this area. He handles extremely high profile matters well’. Sara Maccallum is another ‘excellent’ member of the team. The group has a large international and domestic client base. Hayden Bailey has extensive experience of tax planning and advises entrepreneurs, family business owners and city executives on their UK capital taxation strategy, wills, trusts and corporate governance issues. He also advises non-UK domiciliaries on their UK tax. The department is well-equipped to advise wealthy individuals and families, family businesses, art collectors, philanthropists, trustees, protectors, family offices and landed estates on a broad range of issues.

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