Benjamin Willis

Benjamin Willis

Associate, London

Email ben.willis@hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5564

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupCorporate

Whether you own a property or you occupy one, you are bound to run into contentious property matters such as: dilapidations issues, tenant insolvency, service charge disputes and business lease renewals.

Ben has worked with various clients, including developers, sovereign wealth funds, institutional landlords and financial institutions to navigate through these matters. Ben is also a regular contributor to our Keeping it Real Estate blog and also contributes to external publications.

Ben joined the Real Estate Disputes team in 2015.

Education and admissions

Education

L.P.C., BPP Law School, London, 2012

B.A. (Jurisprudence), Oxford University, 2011

Memberships

Property Litigation Association

Related industries

Real Estate

Related practices

Real Estate

Representative experience

Achieving victory at court for landlords to be reimbursed rental discounts imposed under a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) following the collapse of the retailer BHS.

Successfully appealing to the Court of Appeal on a point of EU sanctions law enabling a sovereign wealth fund to enforce a €12.5m loan through bankruptcy proceedings.

Securing permission in the High Court against the administrators of a nationwide retail chain to forfeit the leases of five retail park units.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Real Estate Quarterly Summer 2017

Blog Post

Pushing the Boundaries

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