Russell Advocaten has a strong team of specialist litigators. Our lawyers assist clients when disputes have arisen or are likely to arise, both at national and international level. Russell Advocaten is also highly specialized in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as arbitration and mediation.

We gladly support you in legal proceedings on:

  • Ownership disputes
  • Restitution War-looted art
  • Disputes regarding wrong attribution, authenticity and provenance
  • Art forgery / fraud
  • Art consignment disputes
  • Conservation disputes
  • Disputes involving liability for damaged art
  • Disputes involving art financing and art pledged as loan collateral
  • Seizure of artworks
  • UNESCO and UNIDROIT Conventions
  • Recovering state-owned art