Ben Tarrant

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

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    Analysis

    Rent suspension clauses and business lease renewals

    2021-07-06T10:50:00

    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.

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    Opinion

    2021 vision

    2020-12-08T00:00:00

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

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    Feature

    New lease of life

    2020-06-09T00:00:00

    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