Lisette specialises in disputes and transactions relating to art, antiques and the luxury sector, and also has a general commercial litigation background. During her 12 years as a senior in-house lawyer at Sotheby’s, and subsequently, Lisette has worked on some of the most high-profile cases in the art world. Lisette’s auction-house background has given her extensive experience of handling issues arising from questions of authenticity and attribution, provenance and ownership, World War II restitution, cultural property claims, export, loss and damage, copyright and fraud. In addition to this, Lisette advises on contracts relating to the purchase and sale of high-value art, musical instruments and other luxury goods, both at auction and privately, as well as general commercial agreements. Lisette frequently works with private and corporate collectors, trustees and family representatives, artists including those from the media and entertainment industries, dealers, art advisors, and art experts. Lisette also has an interest in defamation.

Lisette is fluent in French, with a good working knowledge of German and understanding of Spanish.