Ben Crompton

Ben Crompton 

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 

 Why property in Abu Dhabi is a great investment

 Property law Q&A

 Can a Dubai homeowner sell without going through a broker?  Short-term accommodation guide
 Settling a housing dispute in the UAE is easier than many residents expect  Know your rights
 Plan ahead for next year’s UAE property market
 Ten ways a UAE landlord can make more money

 Dealing with the removal of Abu Dhabi’s rent cap

 Removal of Abu Dhabi rent cap can also work for tenants
 Buying a property in Abu Dhabi: how much should you be paying?
 Where to live for Abu Dhabi beach life

Useful Guides Written by Ben Crompton

 Landlord Guides 


Tenant Guides 

Investment Guides

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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


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