Wendy Philips

Wendy Philips is a Senior Director and head of Sotheby’s Tax & Heritage Department, responsible for working with clients and their professional advisers on a wide range of tax issues arising through the ownership of art both in an onshore and offshore context.

Since joining Sotheby’s in 2003 she has been involved in many significant transactions including major single owner sales, private treaty sales to UK institutions and offers in lieu of Inheritance Tax. She also represents clients before the government Reviewing Committee for the Export of Works of Art.

In addition to her work for Sotheby’s clients, she also regularly lectures, is a member of the Heritage Group of Lawyers and the Historic Houses Association Tax Committee and is a founding Board Member of the Professional Advisers to the International Art Market (PAIAM).

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