The Art Collecting Legal Handbook

Posted by: Adrian Parkhouse and James Carleton | Date posted : 04/07/2016

The Art Collecting Legal Handbook 2nd Edition (Sweet and Maxwell International Series, 2016) is designed to help the collector and their advisers navigate the legal maze of the art world. Each chapter will address a number of issues from the perspective of a different jurisdiction and Adrian Parkhouse and James Carleton have written the chapter on England and Wales, covering areas which include: Cultural Property and Art Market, Purchase and Export, Sale, Peaceful Enjoyment, Tax, and Art Philanthropy.

Please read the full England & Wales chapter here.

If you would like to discuss any of these issues further, please contact Adrian Parkhouse (; 020 3375 7397), James Carleton (; 020 3375 7405) or your usual contact at the firm on 020 3375 7000. Further information can also be found on the Art & Cultural Assets page of our website. 

This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances. 

© Farrer & Co LLP, June 2016