We are a network of independent art lawyers supporting clients internationally. We provide expertise, excellence, empathy and exceptional flexibility to art collectors, artists and estates, art galleries and dealers, auction houses, museums and cultural projects. 

You can find more information about our services and pricing below.


To individual and corporate collectors, we offer legal advice on how to start, maintain and transfer their collection or individual works of art. 

Our services include collection management strategy and the structuring of transactions such as purchases, sales, loans, donations and other transfers. 

Through our extensive, international network of experts, we facilitate related services including due diligence inquiries into provenance, attribution and authenticity, collection cataloguing, research and documentation, and other relevant services.

Family Offices and Trustees

To family offices and trustees, we provide due diligence services, provenance research and full support with art transactions and collection management. We audit art collections to identify problematic artworks and resolve conflicts if they arise.  We structure, document and execute art finance transactions. 

Art Galleries and Dealers

To art galleries and dealers, we offer comprehensive legal advice including external general counsel services. This includes advice on corporate structure, standard terms of business, art transactions, art finance transactions, due diligence, artist's commissions, fiduciary duties, compliance matters and dispute resolution, and, either directly or through our network, support on other strategic and operational questions relevant to the successful running of an art market business. 

Thanks to our broad international experience and network we are well equipped to support our clients in their international expansion and accompany them wherever their entrepreneurial initiatives lead them.

Auction Houses

To auction houses, we offer legal expertise in specialised areas such as Nazi-looted art and repatriation of cultural goods, mis-selling, export and import controls, endangered species and dispute resolution.

Artists and Artist Estates

To artists and artist estates, we offer strategic and hands-on advice on how to structure their business and their artistic projects. 

We help artists to safeguard their rights and protect their interests in their relationships with art institutions and the market. We support them in preserving and managing their intellectual property rights. 

Our strong international experience and network enables us to support our clients internationally and in many different ways beyond the law, including strategy, inventory management, profile and relationships with the market, museums and academia.

Art Institutions

To for-profit and not-for-profit art institutions, we offer advice on governance and the structuring of relationships with internal and external stakeholders, the production of temporary exhibitions, standard contractual documentation, immunity from seizure, as well as on strategic and legal questions of collection management including accessioning, deaccessioning, provenance research, and loans in and out of works of art.


Advisers within the Art Market Partners network have extensive art market and art law experience and share an unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality advice while offering competitive and flexible pricing solutions thanks to their cost-efficient and lean organization without large overhead or hidden extra fees and charges. Advisers don't pay for marble-clad offices or teams of secretaries; they concentrate on providing you, the client, with top notch legal advice at affordable prices.

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Art Market Partners is not a law firm, nor a legal partnership or incorporated entity. Instead, it is an informal network of independent legal advisers. Any advisory contract is concluded between client and individual adviser.

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