Art Law is a hybrid branch of law that combines art and law, which is based on different disciplines such as law of obligations, intellectual property law, criminal law, administrative law and commercial law.
In recent years, contemporary art market in Turkey is developing pro rata increase in the number of artists, fairs, biennials, international auction houses. Accordingly, Istanbul is becoming an important center for international art market.
YÖNET offers its services to museums, art galleries, auction houses, dealers, artists, collectors, owners and other clients on a variety of art-related issues, including contract, copyright, financing, authentication, shipping, insurance, title, attribution, trusts, and tax, estate planning questions, customs and trade among others.
Our lawyers represent clients in all types of art transactions, including the purchase, sale and auction of works of art, organizing and implementing museum and private exhibitions, organizing and structuring business entities, drafting and negoatiating contracts involving art-related issues.
Our works include legal aspects of import and export, authenticity and valuation as well ass disputes of art ownership and legal issues of auctions including third party claims.