The Henry Lydiate Partnership
A business consultancy that helps clients with projects in all areas of creative and cultural practice. Founded by Henry Lydiate, one of the UK’s most respected visual arts legal specialists, with over 30 years experience in working with artists to resolve their legal problems. Services to artists include: developing business models; project planning, development and execution; negotiating and managing commissions, exhibitions, performances and events; negotiating with agents, dealers and cultural organisations; dealing with art galleries, museums and collectors; using open source and Creative Commons material; intellectual property rights awareness and management; mediating to resolve creative arts business disputes.
Henry and his colleagues provide specialist legal responses to visual artists through our free Artlaw information service, as well as being the author of the Artlaw archive, and online knowledge bank of art related legal articles published since 1976 in Art Monthly.