Michelle is a Legal Assistant in Mishcon Private at Mishcon de Reya. She joined the Art Law team in 2010 and works on a wide range of both non-contentious and contentious art related matters for galleries, auction houses, artists, collectors, foundations and other public and private institutions. Michelle worked in the art world in the UK for 10 years, including time at a Bond Street gallery, the Royal Collection and Historic Royal Palaces, before studying law so brings a wealth of hands-on practical art-related experience to her legal work.
Michelle specialises in commercial transactions of art works, particularly in relation to sales, purchases and related agreements, such as agency, consignment, and terms and conditions.
Michelle’s previous speaking engagements include the Art Business Conference New York, the STEP Alpine Conference, the Society of London Art Dealers, as well as Christie’s Education and the ESCP Business School.