Ritter & Partner Rechtsanwälte was founded in 2000 by Dr. Andreas Ritter with the intention of building a personal and lean structure that deals with the diverse practical problems of the art market and other creative industries and offers tailored solutions for demanding mandates. The result is a partnership which incorporates know-how and expertise, international experience and a global network of contacts in art, culture, business and public life
Ritter & Partner’s key values are the high standards of professionalism, personal and solution-oriented client management, independence, integrity, reliability and discretion. Ritter & Partner has access to an interdisciplinary network of international correspondents and specialists in the fields of law, finance, logistics, insurance, taxes, etc., which can be accessed depending on the case constellation.
Ways to help Ukraine
In light of the tragic events unfolding in Ukraine, we have made donations to the Artas Foundation, the Borderfree Association and Caritas. If you wish to help too, below is some helpful information on how these organisations are supporting Ukranian people during this humanitarian crisis.
The Artas Foundation collects donations for artists from/in Ukraine and for peace-minded cultural workers from Russia. Donate for cultural workers in Ukraine here.
Borderfree Association aims to protect the lives, health and dignity of people fleeing across Europe. Support them here.
Caritas is building emergency shelters in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries, setting up safe places to sleep, distributing relief supplies and providing medical care. More information can be found here.
«Über die digitalen Kanäle hatten die Auktionshäuser in no time neue Kunden.»
195 Millionen für Marilyn Monroe-Bild – Kunstmarkt boomt
Schweizer Kunsthändler sehen keine Gefahr für Geldwäsche durch Russen
“DEATH OF THE ART CRITIC” – NEW ROLEMODELS
Kunstforum Zürich X Löwenbräukunst Zürich
A Conversation between Hilde Lynn Helphenstein, aka Jerry Gogosian, artist, curator and art blogger, Los Angeles and Kate Brown, Europe Editor Artnet, Berlin
"Green Deal for Art"
Kunstforum Zürich X Löwenbräu
Symposium on art and sustainability with Victoria Siddall, Pedro Wirz, Lucia Pietroiusti, Saskia Draxler, Martina Huber, Gianni Jetzer, Andrew Stramentov, Gesprächsleitung Elke Buhr, MONOPOL Magazin
"Digitalisierung im Kunstbereich"
Maerki Baumann & Co. AG
Livestream Panel Discussion with Mark van Huisseling (moderator), Dr. Carole Schmied-Syz, Sabine Schaschl und Prof. Dr. Dirk Boll
We are very pleased to announce that our law firm has been named “TOP LAW FIRM 2021” by the leading Swiss business magazine BILANZ and the daily newspaper Le Temps. For this purpose, more than 7,300 lawyers, about 900 in-house lawyers, the heads of the legal departments of the 500 largest companies in Switzerland as well as clients of law firms were invited to participate in the survey. The data collection for the study was conducted by the independent research and market study institute Statista.
We are very honored that Chambers has recognized Dr. Andreas Ritter as a lawyer with an “outstanding reputation” in art law in both international and European rankings in their „High Net Worth Guide“ 2021. We thank our clients and colleagues who triggered this ranking. Chambers and Partners is an independent research firm that operates in over 200 countries and produces rankings of the world’s leading lawyers. For more information, please click here.
Ritter & Partner Rechtsanwälte
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