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Nicholas Sharp

Nicholas Sharp

Years in Industry: 25+

Following a degree at the University of Bristol, Nicholas has practiced as a solicitor in private practice, government and industry for over 25 years.

In addition to business and charity clients, Nick advises arts organisations, galleries, dealers and artists on contracts, copyright and other legal issues relevant to the visual arts. He is a director of ArtCo Trading Limited, the Arts Council subsidiary which operates the national ‘Own Art’ scheme providing interest-free credit for art purchases, and a-n The Artists’ Information Company, the leading provider of information and advice to professional artists.

In 1998 he co-founded The Multiple Store which commissions and sells limited editions by major contemporary British artists.

Profession : Art Lawyer

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