Fine Art

Our specialist team will advise you on all aspects of art ownership

From sale and acquisition to tax issues or international disputes, we will provide you with clear practical advice, and act upon your instructions with the utmost discretion and professionalism.


We are able to advise:

  • Artists
  • Art dealers
  • Art institutions
  • Art Foundations
  • Auction houses
  • Family offices
  • Galleries & museums
  • International private or institutional art collectors
  • Investment funds
  • Trustees

Areas of Law

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the various areas of law we can help you with.

Private art collectors and investors services

  • Art transactions – advice on sale and acquisitions
  • Art finance
  • Art insurance
  • Due diligence
  • Taxation
  • Estate, wills and trust planning
  • Art purchase loan and consignment
  • Art lending
  • Art investment funds and structuring
  • Art shipping, import and export considerations
  • After sale warranties
  • Sales contracts

Commercial art law services
Art galleries, dealers, museums, private auction houses and foundations, artists advice

  • Advice on sale and acquisitions
  • Co-ownership arrangements
  • Negotiate agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Regulatory issues including import, export and money laundering
  • Copyright & intellectual property rights
  • Artist resale rights
  • Taxation
  • Financing
  • Trust law, estate planning
  • Governance issues
  • Auctioneers responsibilities

Art litigation Services

  • Ownership conflicts
  • Authenticity disputes
  • Provenance disputes
  • Disputed title
  • Restitution claims
  • Cultural heritage property claims
  • Recovery of art
  • Art fraud and theft
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of warranty of authority
  • Dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation or litigation

For detailed information and to discuss your requirements, contact

For details information and to discuss your requirements, contact