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Street Art



Founder & Managing Director 


As a former art gallery director & corporate M&A lawyer, Laurens founded Art Law Services in 2013 - integrating his love of art, his legal training and his knowledge of international business.

Since then, Laurens has lectured on ‘Legal Issues in the Art World’ at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in Hong Kong & London and writes frequently on this subject.


LL.M, University of Amsterdam, 2008

Chinese languange and culture, Tsinghua University Beijing, 2010

Chair, Society of Art, Culture and Law (Vkcr)

Member, Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands (Kvvak)

Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association  
Member, Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Member, Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM)

Contributer, The Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM)

Legal Board Member, Royal Industrial Club Amsterdam (KIGC) 

Legal Committee Member, Art Identification Standard (AIS)  


Lesley Yoon

Marketing & Communications  

Gaby Loefstop

Marketing & Communications  



With knowledge and experience in the art sector, Lesley is currently pursuing her Bachelor in Media and Communication studies at Hogeschool Utrecht after studying Arts and Culture Studies at Erasmus University



Gaby graduated from The Hague University with a Bachelor's degree in
Social Arts.

Her eagerness to dive into the art sector led to completing her internship at The Hague Contemporary.

Dameni Hoogenhout 

Business Development  

Lucy Grenfell

Legal intern

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Dameni is in her Bachelor’s of Communication Science at the
University of Amsterdam. With a passion for art and perspective on studying Arts after graduating, she is excited to get more experience in the art law community.

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After completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communication Studies at the University of Waikato, NZ, Lucy worked as a commercial lawyer for four years before returning to university to complete a Graduate Diploma in Art History.

Lucy most recently completed a Post Graduate Certificate course in Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection through the Association for Research into Crimes Against Art.

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