Tom Christopherson

Tom is Legal Consultant to Bonhams auctioneers and Consultant -Art and Law Studies, at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.  A solicitor at Sotheby’s for 20 years most of which as a Senior Director and European General Counsel, Tom previously worked at the private client specialist Withers and Freshfields the international corporate law firm, including a spell in Brussels and a year on secondment with the Corporate Strategy Department at The Rank Organisation plc.

Tom serves on the Committees of the British Art Market Federation and the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers, is a member of PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market), was Master (2016-17) and now a Charitable Trustee for The Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars, and is a trustee of the Rolls Building Art and Education Trust.