Martyn Bridges

Tel:  01438 940903

Mobile:  07774 192944

Email:  mjb@bridgespartners.com

Martyn is a tax and forensic accounting specialist with over 30 year’s full time experience in dealing with all types of tax enquiries and investigations including both direct and indirect taxes. Since 1 March 2004 Martyn has been the senior Partner in Bridges & Partners LLP London, a firm of consultants specialising in fiscal investigations and anti-money laundering systems and training.

Between 1986 and February 2004 Martyn was a partner with Deloitte LLP London, and the National Practice Leader of the Firm’s Tax Dispute Resolution Group. He advised corporations and individuals in relation to the use of fiscal information Powers, tax risk management and the entire range of both direct and indirect tax enquiries and investigations conducted by the H M Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) Large Business Office, Law Enforcement/Criminal Investigations, International Division, Specialist Investigations (and predecessors), Special Investigations Section, PAYE/P11D Audit and other specialist units.

Martyn has extensive experience of the Contractual Disclosure Facility, tax litigation, civil & criminal and has conducted numerous cases before appeal tribunals. He was a member of The Academy of Experts and a Certified Fraud Examiner until 2011.

Prior to joining Deloitte Martyn served in HMRC as an Inspector of Taxes becoming a District Inspector. He also completed six years as a Senior Investigator in Enquiry Branch, (later known in variant forms as Special Compliance Office and Specialist Investigations) which investigated and prosecuted the most serious cases of tax fraud.

Martyn has lectured internationally on the subjects of Commercial Fraud, Money Laundering issues and Tax Compliance; he is a contributor to the following publications:-

  • International Tracing of Assets (FT Law & Tax, ISBN 075200 4123)
  • HMRC Investigations & Enquiries (Bloomsbury, ISBN 978 1 84766 169 2
  • Butterworth’s Money Laundering Law (also General Editor)
  • A Practitioners Guide to International Money Laundering Law and Regulation (City and Financial, ISBN898830 681)

Martyn is a Member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of the:-

  • Journal of Financial Crime.
  • Journal of Money Laundering Control.
  • Journal of Disclosure and Governance.