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Hunters

Art and Cultural Property Law

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What the team is known for

Recognised for its longstanding experience acting for landed estates in connection with significant art collections. Offers specialist advice on heritage property matters, including inheritance tax issues and opening historic houses to the public, as well as establishing and running maintenance funds.

Strengths

An interviewee notes: "They have strong expertise and have always been very open and helpful. They are really good lawyers, technically, and have always been helpful."

Notable practitioners

Gregor Kleinknecht regularly handles complex art-related disputes.
"He has excellent knowledge about the art market and the issues involved. He has deep industry expertise and is very professional and results-oriented. He is flexible to client needs."

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Overview

Founded in 1715 and based in Lincoln's Inn, Hunters operates at the heart of legal London. Our art law team has specialist art market expertise and provides effective, discrete advice to individuals, businesses, art institutions, trusts, landed estates and charities, preserving and protecting our clients' interests and their artworks.  Hunters shares its clients' passion for art and is recognised as a leader in the field of art and cultural heritage law, bringing its lawyers' experience and expertise to bear when clients want to transition art to the next generation, buy or sell artworks, or are involved in disputes in both the UK and international art markets.  The team also frequently deals with other collectibles, from classic and sports cars to musical instruments and fine wine.

Members

Kleinknecht, Gregor (Head of Department)

Dimmek, Anastassia

Richards, Julia

Wittenburg, Vanina

Art and Cultural Property Law

Hunters

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Location

9 New Square

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3QN

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Art and Cultural Property Law


Gregor Kleinknecht
Band 2