Practice Description and Experience
Tiffany advises and represents trustees, family offices, protectors, entrepreneurs, HNWI and banks across a range of jurisdictions in proceedings involving trust disputes, capacity issues, marriage contracts (pre-nuptial and post-nuptial), inheritance claims, and art held on trust/art law-related issues.
Her trust practice includes disclosure orders, challenges to jurisdiction (including submission to jurisdiction), sham trusts, questions of governing law and capacity, indemnity/exoneration clauses, and freezing orders. Tiffany assists her clients in coordinating and managing trust disputes and offers pre-emptive advice on mitigating exposure to risks.
Tiffany’s art held on trust/art law practice focuses on advising and strategizing with trustees, family offices and art collectors on art due diligence, family governance, succession, dispute resolution and taxation. Advisory work embraces art transactions (valuations, acquisitions and sales), loans against artworks and to museums, insurance, customs, transportation and art-related aspects of estates, wills and trusts. Tiffany also assists in the recovery of stolen and looted art.
In addition to being a UK Solicitor, Tiffany is admitted to the bar in South Africa. She can thus assist clients with matters involving questions of South African law relating to trusts, matrimonial property regimes, divorce, wills and applications to Court for curators (bonis and ad litem) and other capacity questions.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)( with distinction) in Law, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford (2001)
Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford (2000)
Bachelor of Laws ( LLB), University of Natal, Durban, Republic of South Africa (1996)
Bachelor of Arts ( BA), University of Natal, Durban, Republic of South Africa (1994)
Barrister, South Africa
Solicitor, England & Wales
Memberships and Associations
Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM)
Publications and Conferences
Arbitrating Trust Disputes: Draft Legislation in The Bahamas Wealthbriefing, 10 January 2011