Mark Baldwin > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Tax and Reward


Mark’s practice spans a broad spectrum of corporate tax work.

His particular areas of expertise are the structuring of collective investment vehicles (particularly domestic and pan-European private equity and real estate funds) and associated carried interest and co-investment structures, real estate investment, development and finance and indirect tax (particularly VAT). He has advised on a number of strategic transactions for private equity houses.

Mark is chairman of the BVCA Tax Committee and a member of the Tax Committee of the Association of Partnership Practitioners (APP).  He regularly speaks and writes on a wide variety of tax topics.


Qualified 1987; partner Macfarlanes 1997


VAT Practitioners Group; Law Society’s VAT and Duties Sub-Committee; BVCA Tax Committee; Association of Partnership Practitioners; Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Hall of Fame)

Mark BaldwinMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP‘s ‘superbly knowledgeable, technical, solution oriented’ team has expertise in M&A, fund formation, and all areas of tax structuring. The department is active on both domestic and international matters, advising global clients on high value matters. Team lead Damien Crossley specialises in private equity and investment management, and is a published thought leader in tax law. Ashley Greenbank is well known in the field, with an aptitude for cross-border transactions and group tax planning, while Mark Baldwin focuses on collective investment vehicles, particularly international private equity and real estate funds. Ceinwen Rees’ practice is centred on tax structuring, and James McCredie specialises in advising fund managers across all relevant tax issues. Jeremy Moncrieff has significant experience in complex M&A. Other key names include Gregory Price and Alicia Thomas. Sophie Donnithorne-Tait joined in mid-2022 from Akin Gump LLP, where she was department head.

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

At Macfarlanes LLP Jessica Adam  heads the team with Hayley Robinson  advising on related employment matters. The team advises on various corporate matters and partnership exits or mergers in addition to related commercial issues. Mark Baldwin  advises on tax and reward issues, often assisting clients in the legal and financial services sectors on partner remuneration and disputes with HMRC.