Ben graduated in law from Cambridge University (Jesus College) from where he went on to work in a Hedge Fund in London before becoming a Hedge Fund and Private Equity Lawyer with Ashurst and then Akin Gump in Abu Dhabi. Ben left after seven years to open a Real Estate Firm in Abu Dhabi, Crompton Partners – with his brother Barney opening the Dubai branch.
As Managing Partner of Crompton Partners Abu Dhabi Ben oversee both the sales and leasing teams and manages the overall strategic direction of the company in Abu Dhabi. Ben specialises in the investment and legal side of Abu Dhabi property and real estate.
Ben is published and quoted regularly in the media (see article index below) with regards to the property and real estate market in the Capital and has written a significant amount of guidance on the legal and practical aspects of leasing and selling land, buildings and individual property.
Recent Media Publications by Ben Crompton
Useful Guides Written by Ben Crompton
Recent Talks by Ben Crompton
Etihad Property Forum
Ben featured as Etihad Airways Keynote Speaker at their Property Forum held in May 2015. Takes included:
1) Where to Rent and Buy in and around the Airport;
2) Tenant’s Legal Rights in Abu Dhabi;
3) Why Buy Instead of Rent in Abu Dhabi;
Abu Dhabi Paddy ‘Know Your Rights” Evening
Ben featured as Abu Dhabi Paddy’s Property Keynote at an information evening held in the Novotel Gate Hotel in May 2015. The event was run in an attempt to educate expats on their employment and property rights. Topics covered by Ben included:
1) Buying Property in Abu Dhabi
2) Tawtheeq and Property Contracts
3) Evictions and Renewals