Art & Cultural Property

Services for individuals

Services for individuals

We provide legal services to individual clients, whether they are collectors, artists, designers or art market professionals.

Collectors

We have a long tradition of acting for private clients, many of whom are the creators and custodians of significant art and antiques collections. We also advise collectors of other high value assets, including important motorcars and sports cars.

We share our clients’ passion for art and collectables, bringing our experience and expertise to bear when they undertake transactions or are involved in disputes. We advise private individuals on all aspects of building, managing and disposing of their collections including in the following areas:

  • Sale and acquisition of art works through private treaty or at auction, including gallery and commissioning agreements
  • Risk management and pre-acquisition due diligence
  • Collection management
  • Provenance, appraisal, attribution, authenticity, ownership and title in art works
  • Import, export, customs compliance and cross-border movement of art
  • Loan, bequest and exhibition of art works

Artists

We act for emerging artists as well as artists with established track records. We provide a range of services to assist artists in protecting their creative output, negotiating fair deals with clients, agents, galleries and other intermediaries, positioning their work in private and public collections and securing their artistic legacies.

  • Copyright and other intellectual property rights, including moral rights
  • Artist’s resale royalty rights
  • Commissioning agreements
  • Artist management and agency agreements
  • Exhibitions and loans
  • Managing artist’s estates and legacies

Art market professionals

If you are an art market professional, please see our Business Services page.

Art & Cultural Property Experts

We understand our clients’ needs and tailor our work to each set of circumstances, providing high quality, cost effective advice. We are a multi disciplinary practice and work collaboratively to provide a comprehensive service over all our practice areas.

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- Hetty Gleave

Partner

Hetty Gleave

Partner

- Gregor Kleinknecht

Partner

Gregor Kleinknecht

Partner

- Petra Warrington

Senior Associate

Petra Warrington

Senior Associate

- Paul Almy

Senior Partner

Paul Almy

Senior Partner

- Stephen Morrall

Partner

Stephen Morrall

Partner

- Dominik Opaliński

Partner

Dominik Opaliński

Partner

- Julia Richards

Partner

Julia Richards

Partner

- Alexandra Sarkis

Partner

Alexandra Sarkis

Partner

- Lucinda Tite

Partner

Lucinda Tite

Partner

- Robert Wright

Partner

Robert Wright

Partner

- Amanda Lathia

Associate

Amanda Lathia

Associate

Latest Art & Cultural Property Headlines

Jun 04, 2019
Hunters continues its sponsorship with London Art Week Summer 2019
Jun 03, 2019
Petra Warrington is now a member of The Association of Women in the Arts (AWITA)
May 16, 2019
Hetty Gleave provides current law and best practices for would-be treasure hunters
Apr 16, 2019
Gregor Kleinknecht and Petra Warrington’s introduction to the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive for the American Bar Association discussed in Cultural Property News
Apr 01, 2019
Hetty Gleave writes on when to mediate and what can happen if one fails to do so in Art Resolve
Mar 25, 2019
Gregor Kleinknecht and Petra Warrington examine the art trade and the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive in the ABA’s Art & Cultural Heritage Law newsletter
Mar 06, 2019
Petra Warrington and Alexandra Baggallay attending the Bill Viola/Michelangelo – Life Death Rebirth exhibition
Feb 21, 2019
Stephen Morrall and Jonathan Godwin-Austen speak at The LAPADA Conference 2019
Feb 01, 2019
Petra Warrington discusses cultural objects and export licensing in The Law Society Gazette
Jan 29, 2019
Hunters succession planning at latest LAPADA conference, mentioned in Antiques Trade Gazette
The team is highlighted by a barrister as: “high visibility in this field”, adding: “They work diligently and are very responsive and an absolute delight to work for.”

Chambers HNW 2018

“They are all tremendously skilful, knowledgeable and personable,” says a source.

Chambers HNW 2018

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