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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 3375 7001
DX:
32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Mike Chantler

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7255
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/mike-chantler/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Private Client - Onshore

Position

Mike specialises in heritage taxation, particularly art and property exemption and related issues such as loans and sales of works of art to national institutions, in situ and hybrid offers in lieu of inheritance tax, the establishment of maintenance funds and the negotiation of heritage management plans. His practice also encompasses wills, trusts, complex probates, capital tax planning, and general advice to a wide range of private clients, but with an emphasis on traditional landed estates.

Career

Admitted as a solicitor in 1981 and became a partner in 1987.

Member

Secretary of the Heritage Group of Professional Advisors.


London: Private client

Art and cultural property

Within: Leading individuals

Mike Chantler - Farrer & Co

Within: Art and cultural property

Farrer & Co’s excellent team acts for wealthy private individuals and family trusts both in the UK and overseas who collect or invest in art. The first-rate team advises collectors, dealers and art advisors, and has an enviable client base of leading museums and galleries. The skilled team is also adept at handling art litigation and advising on complex art lending. Julian Smith is a well-known name for his expertise on charity law issues in the arts and heritage sector. Heads of department are Adrian Parkhouse, who leads on contentious matters relating to art and cultural property, and James Carleton, who advises on a wide range of art and cultural property matters including philanthropy. Mike Chantler is known for his work on the administration and taxation of heritage property and Rhoddy Voremberg is another key figure.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Mike Chantler - Farrer & Co

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