Jack Martin


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Jack advises domestic and international individuals and trustees in relation to UK tax, trusts, succession planning and has a particular interest in art collections and heritage property.

Jack also advises on a wide variety of private client practice areas including the creation and administration of trust, the preparation of tax-efficient Wills and the use of lifetime gifts.

Career History

Jack has a degree in History from Queen Mary, University of London and a Law degree from The University of Law.

He also has a Diploma in Art Law from the Institute of Art & Law, which he completed with distinction and is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

Jack was named in eprivateclient’s 2023 NextGen Leaders list.


Scientist’s Tax Offset Delivers Cultural, Family Value

Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair, a pair of his glasses, scientific bets signed with a thumbprint, papers on theoretical physics and even his scripts from The Simpsons are amongst the items thatRead more


Private: EPrivateClient: Forged wills and the importance of succession planning to protect assets

In eprivateclient, Solicitor Jack Martin addresses the legal considerations around stolen art, in light of recent news that art sleuths are taking on traffickers in the $10 billion black market.Read more


What Banksy teaches us about art ownership

Think the elusive artist has automatic rights to their famous murals? It’s a bit more complicated than that. Jack Martin and Kate Johnson break it down. In law, land includes buildings and fixtures. OnceRead more


Inheriting an art collection

Partner Caroline Miller and Solicitor Jack Martin have co-written a piece addressing what to consider when a large art collection is inherited, published in Today’s Wills & Probate. To readRead more


As Art Market Becomes More “Intangible,” How To Prove Ownership?

In an article for Wealth Briefing, specialists Camilla Wallace and Jack Martin examine the fast-changing art marketplace, where digital works are in high demand and the new patrons are wealthyRead more


Why performance needs to be more than just about financial return for family office investors- Wealth Adviser

Family offices are increasingly wanting to invest in stocks and funds that are both profitable and reflective of social values. The types of investing fulfil these aims: Environmental, social andRead more


Piercing the art world’s cloak of secrecy: Hickox v Dickinson – eprivateclient

Head of Private Client Disputes Team, Caroline Miller, and Solicitor Jack Martin in the Private Client team, have written an insightful piece addressing the case of Hickox v Dickinson andRead more


Estate Planning for artists

Your estate is the product of your life’s work and includes the works you have produced as an artist. Careful estate planning is needed to make sure your artistic worksRead more


Home And Away: Working From Home, Abroad – Tax, Legal Implications- WealthBriefing

Partner Matthew Braithwaite and solicitor Jack Martin in the Private Client team have co-written an article with trainee solicitor Olivia Ufland in the Employment team for WealthBriefing. Together, they discussRead more


Could your art work pay your inheritance tax bill?

The National Gallery has acquired a trio of 18th century artworks in lieu of approximately £10m of inheritance tax, including a pastel by Jean-Étienne Liotard and a portrait by ThomasRead more