Matters

Litigation Claim for Property Damage

Represent collectors in a claim against an auction house for property damaged while under the auction house’s custody and control.

Art Fraud Litigation Against Dealer

Represent client in an art fraud litigation in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York involving Mayfair dealer Timothy Sammons.

Authenticity of Artwork

Provided advice and counsel with regard to the disputed authenticity of an artwork purchased at auction.

Grand Jury Investigation for Multi-National Art Gallery

Counsel a multi-national art gallery in a grand jury investigation in the United States and in other related matters.

Doyle New York – Asset Acquisition

Represented Doyle New York in its acquisition of selected assets of Summerfield's of Beverly Hills. We continue to advise Doyle in connection with local licensing and regulatory requirements.

Marei von Saher – Goudstikker Collection – Dutch Restitution

Representation of Marei von Saher in her successful efforts to recover 200 artworks looted from her father-in-law, the renowned Dutch art dealer, Jacques Goudstikker, during the Second World War. The works had been held by the Dutch Government for over 50 years.