Cultural assets & art

Our cultural assets and art practice advises art collectors, galleries, museums and art market professionals worldwide on the issues connected with fine and decorative art, antiques and heritage property.

We provide an international offering from our US, European and Asian offices, with lawyers with a true in-depth understanding of art.

Private inviduals come to us for assistance in a wide range of art-related matters, including dispute resolution and cross-border transactions. We are highly experienced at designing structures to hold art collections around the world taking into account our clients' tax planning strategies.

We work with collectors and family offices to set up art-holding trusts and charitable foundations, and advise them in regard to other philanthropic activities.

Our clients are based all over the world, with international assets.  They include those with landed estates, entrepreneurs, and those building collections from scratch.

Recent work

  • Advising an Italian individual in a dispute with a UK auction house concerning the authenticity of a painting sold to him.
  • Acting for an Italian family on the structuring of their international art collection.

 

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