Wendy Philips is a consultant with Sotheby’s Tax, Heritage and UK Museums in London, having led the team between 2004 and 2023. Ms Philips has been involved in many significant transactions including major single-owner sales, private-treaty sales to UK institutions and offers in lieu of Inheritance Tax, as well as representing clients before the government Export Reviewing Committee. In addition to her work for Sotheby’s clients, she also regularly lectures and contributes to journals and legal publications, and is a member of the Heritage Group of Lawyers and the Historic Houses Tax Committee. Ms Philips was also a founding Board Member of Professional Advisers to the International Art Market, established at the beginning of 2011. She served as Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s UK and Ireland between 2017 and 2023.