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Commercial Services

Lead contact   James Eveling james.eveling@otbeveling.com | View Bio
David Gebbie   david.gebbie@otbeveling.com View Bio
Rebecca Roberts    rebecca.roberts@otbeveling.com | View Bio
Annelie Carver   annelie.carver@otbeveling.com | View Bio

The Commercial Services team provides a genuine insight and adopts a practical approach to guide clients through the maze of contractual relationships faced by business. Our team comprises lawyers who have worked inside and outside traditional legal practice and therefore offers hands on expertise and experience assisting businesses and public sector organisations with commercial legal matters including:-

Terms of trade

Negotiating, drafting and advising on all forms of contract including terms and conditions for the supply of goods and services, joint venture agreements, procurement contracts, R&D agreements, government funding agreements.

  Agency, distribution and franchise

Advising on all aspects including the EU agency regulations, competition law, intellectual property licensing and the negotiation and drafting of agreements.

Intellectual Property

Advising on the creation, protection and commercialisation of patents, designs, trade marks, copyright, databases and know-how.

  Media

Advising on image rights, brand protection and licensing, sports and arts sponsorship, advertising and marketing, sale promotion codes of conduct, TV and media rights, social media and the negotiation and drafting of necessary agreements.

Technology contracts

Negotiating and advising on all forms of technology contracts including software licences, IT outsourcing, hardware supply, website terms and conditions, hosting and maintenance agreements, evaluation access and proof of concept agreements.

  Business Regulation

Advising on the regulatory matters affecting all enterprises including Companies Act compliance, the Bribery Act, Equality Act, data protection, EU Public Procurement Regulations, Freedom of Information.