Ben Tarrant

Ben Tarrant is a legal director in the real estate team at Ashfords LLP, and vice-chair of the Property Section committee

  • to let lease signs properties

    Rent suspension clauses and business lease renewals


    Ben Tarrant considers the county court decision of WH Smith Retail Holdings Limited v Commerz Real Investmentgesellshaft MBH (April 2021), the first reported case looking at pandemic rent suspension clauses and business lease renewals.

  • peter-rodd-600x400

    2021 vision


    Some committee members look at what they think 2021 will hold for property lawyers and the property sector

  • Ben Tarrant-600x400

    New lease of life


    The new code for leasing business premises was published in February and will be effective from September. Ben Tarrant asks what impact the new code will have on commercial lease drafting