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Ben Thomas Partner T:01242 524708 M:07971 043144

A real estate lawyer, with expertise in the retail and gaming sectors.

Ben advises property developers, investors, landlords and tenants on commercial property transactions and estate management, negotiating, drafting and advising on property disposals and acquisitions including design-and-build projects.  He also advises commercial landlords and tenants on asset management, new lease negotiations, lease renewals, break clauses and assignments.

Ben’s clients include Paddy Power, Betfair plc, M&G Real Estate Limited and Hanson.

Recent examples of how Ben has helped clients include:

  • the acquisition of 14 bookmaker shops for Paddy Power;
  • realising a five-year strategy to build a new factory for an engineering company; and
  • working as part of a team that acquired 52 bingo halls for a property investment fund.