Art law provides services to various sectors due to the globalization of the contemporary art market and its increasing mediums. Therefore, art world participants require lawyers who are specialized in art law ever more.
It is essential for the art world participants to correctly analysis legal and commercial issues to protect their rights and interests. Lack of art lawyer support at art business may cause material results such as; ineffective investments, costly and unsuccessful lawsuit processes and sometimes loss of artwork itself. We ensure our clients’ interests and help them to maximize efficiency from their investments, time and abilities with our delicate and comprehensive services particular to art.
Ökke&Hekim preliminary provide services for following local and international legal disputes and matters:
Ökke&Hekim preliminary provide services for following local and international legal disputes and matters: “Sale-purchase” process of work of art; Profit or non-profit, corporate or independent art organizations ordinary course of business in every process; Work of art’s creation, displaying and the next processes; Protection of artist’s rights; Heirs of work of art and all other art related actors’ art-specific issues; Litigation process related with art.
Is the art authentic? Is the art subject to political or legal claims of foreign governments? To what extent are the ownership rights of a collector of contemporary art limited by the rights of the artist or his estate? And also provide services for legal disputes and issues such as; (i) Work of art’s shipping and storage, (ii) customs process (ii) work of art’s insurance, (iv) recovery of stolen work of art, (v) establishment phase of art organizations, (vi) artistic process issues such as censor and inspiration, (vii) issues related to contemporary art and art in public space, (viii) legal advices for artists and collectors taxation issues…etc.