Withers LLP

Art and Cultural Property Law Department

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Our global Art law practice has decades of experience in representing successful individuals, artists, collectors, dealers, galleries and museums. With specialist lawyers working across Europe, the US and Asia, our clients benefit from our network of international offices and we are ideally placed to secure a cross-border response to deals or disputes. 

Renowned in the Art market for our industry specialism and technical depth, we work on a full range of contentious and non-contentious art matters, from restitution, to disputes as to title, through to contested provenance and contractual issues. In Europe, we have a specialist team focusing on the recovery of art assets. In the US, our lawyers have over 15 years of experience acting as lead counsel in cases that uncovered the two largest art fraud scandals. We also have a long-established reputation in tax and estate planning work, notably for owners of major art collections.