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Till Vere-Hodge

Till Vere-Hodge

“He is a highly intelligent, friendly and approachable individual, whose knowledge pertaining to the specialist area of art and cultural heritage practice is unrivalled.”

The Legal 500 UK

Till is a Partner specialising in Art and Cultural Heritage Law.

Till advises international private collectors, art dealers and auction houses, galleries and museums, as well as art investors and advisors, in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Till has built up a particular expertise in handling restitution claims to looted artworks. He regularly lectures at various Art Law forums and comments in the media on matters pertaining to Art and Cultural Property Law. Recent examples include lectures at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art (London), the Royal Academy, the Federal Bar Council (New York), an international conference at the Ateneo in Venice, the ARCA Art Crime Conference in Umbria and the Art Market Day at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, as well as an interview on restitution matters on Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT 1. Till has been described in Chambers and Partners as having “in-depth expertise in art litigation, especially in connection with restitution cases.” “He is ready to go the extra mile and to think about the problem outside the box.” “He handles everything amazingly and is very efficient, proactive and a pleasure to work with. Clients are very happy with his work.” Another source told Chambers that “he will be a very important lawyer when it comes to restitution issues.”

Prior to his career in the law, Till worked for several years as a Public Diplomacy Officer at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in London. During that time, he worked for three German ambassadors to the Court of St. James and advised the German Foreign Office on the latest political, economic and cultural developments in the UK.

 

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