Join leading art lawyers and art experts from around the world for an interactive discussion on the role of expert witnesses in art disputes. What is the function of expert witnesses in different legal systems? What types of expert evidence are required in art disputes (scientific evidence vs connoisseurship)? What are the challenges faced by expert witnesses and what are the challenges for the judge or arbitrator in weighing up expert evidence? These and other topics at the intersection of art and law will be discussed by our panellists, including colourful examples from their own experience.
Andrew Onslow, Queen’s Counsel (senior barrister) at 3VB, London
Angell Xi, Partner at Jingtian & Gongcheng, Shanghai
Richard Spear, Specialist in Italian baroque art and expert witness, Washington D.C.
Sharon Hecker, Art historian and curator, Milan
Anna Bennett, Conservator and expert witness, London
Martin Wilson, Chief General Counsel at Phillips Auctioneers, London
Please register (free of charge) via https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qPfvvFN5QWeglDDr2z6I5g.