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Legal 500 2022
We have an unrivalled pedigree of providing excellent legal advice to individuals, institutional collectors, estates and trustees, galleries, art and antique dealers on art law issues for 300 years.
Our art lawyers advise on issues from the disputed authenticity of Old Masters, to conditional exemption claims and cutting-edge issues facing street artists.
Our outstanding reputation reﬂects the experience and expertise that we have accumulated, which itself helps us to understand the quirks peculiar to the fields in which our art law clients invest, work and ﬂourish.
With offices in two of London’s largest artistic hubs, Mayfair and Bankside, our team has a thorough understanding of the market. Blending arts knowledge and legal expertise ensures we get the best results for our clients, which include artists and their estates, international auction houses, private and institutional collectors, galleries, art and antique dealers, valuers and independent advisors, trustees and leading landed estates, and financiers.
Our cross-departmental art law experts advise on:
What sets us apart is our understanding of the unique issues and concerns that apply to the art world, and our ability to draw on an extensive network of contacts, including experts, valuers and institutions, where necessary. The team are founder members of PAIAM (Professional Advisers to the International Arts Market), are members of IAL (Institute of Art Law) and are recommended by BADA (British Antique Dealers Association).
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Mayfair Art Weekend
Since 2014, Boodle Hatfield has sponsored Mayfair Art Weekend, a gallery event for art collectors and enthusiasts based in Mayfair. Now a key date in London’s cultural calendar, the event draws visitors from all over the world and has seen 150 galleries, auction houses and studios open their doors to the public for one exclusive weekend. Find out more about the event and how Boodle Hatfield have been involved here.
Legal 500 2022
Chambers HNW 2021
We are delighted to be sponsoring the Young London Print Prize run by Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair. The prize provides a platform for young Londoners to use art to express their personal response to climate change and is driven by the idea that all young people can be artists in their own right.Read more 3 min read 07 Jun 2022 Mayfair Art Weekend: Opening the doors to Art in Mayfair
Mayfair Art Weekend is back for 2022 and in its ninth year, the programme will open the doors to art in Mayfair between 24–26 June 2022.Read more 4 min read 13 May 2022 Lifecycle of a digital asset: What else can be tokenised?
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In this final part of our series looking at the lifecycle of a digital asset, Alexander Martinelli and Hugo Brown reflect where the real value lies in the Blockchain and ‘crypto’.Read more