And now a little bit about Arthur.
Arthur Byng Nelson is a Legal Director in our Private Wealth Team and Head of Art & Heritage. He advises individuals and families on succession planning, wills, trusts, and the establishment of charities.
Arthur has a particular specialism in art-related matters. He advises artists and those responsible for artists’ estates (such as family members, executors and trustees) on legal, commercial and strategic planning. One of his international artist clients comments “This guy is saving my life!”.
Arthur advises collectors and owners of art and heritage property on tax matters specific to this area such as the acceptance in lieu scheme, conditional exemption and the cultural gifts scheme.
A number of clients have expressed great regard for Arthur’s ability to understand the human dynamics in a situation and to advise members of families sympathetically and straightforwardly.
Arthur is a member of STEP, PAIAM, International Catalogue Raisonné Association, Institute of Art & Law and the Charity Law Association.
Arthur is a member of the C20 Society (registered charity 1110244) and offers free simple wills as part of their “Leave a Legacy” initiative. Find out more on C20’s website by clicking here.