Coronavirus Code of Practice for the Commercial Property Sector

As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the government has taken a number of steps to try and support the commercial property sector of the UK economy. On the 25th March 2020 the Coronavirus Act 2020 came into force.  [...]

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OTBE advises on two prominent hotel sales

OTB Eveling advised Mr & Mrs Way on their sale to St Austell Brewery of both the Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth and the Royal Seven Stars Hotel in Totnes. The OTB Eveling team were led by Keith Biggs and [...]

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All change – introduction of new service charge requirements for commercial property

All change – introduction of new service charge requirements for commercial property In September 2018 RICS published a professional standards and guidance statement called “Service Charges in Commercial Property”.  This statement sets out benchmarks when dealing with service charges which [...]

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OTB Eveling Recognised in Latest Legal 500 and Chambers Rankings

We are delighted to report that OTB Eveling is again listed amongst the top law firms and solicitor rankings in the latest editions of the Legal 500 2018 and Chambers and Partners UK 2019 guides. (more…) [...]

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Getting Construction Contracts Right

Construction contracts, usually in the form of a JCT or RIBA, are used so often and contain so much information that a lot of contractors will not pay proper attention to their contents. The temptation is to simply get on [...]

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The continued pitfalls of residential lettings

Despite new legislation affecting assured shorthold tenancies (AST) coming into force in 2015 and 2016, landlords are still falling foul of certain requirements. If a residential property is let to a tenant under an AST and the law hasn’t been [...]

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Property Litigation Case Law Update – June 2017

Sutton and East Surrey Water Plc -v- Kilby [2017] UK UT 248 [LC] This recent decision from the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) is a reminder to land owners that restrictive covenants are not always enforceable and those seeking to enforce [...]

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Sale of Woodbury Park

OTB Eveling recently acted for the private sellers of Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club. Woodbury Park is a substantial 248 acre site consisting of two golf courses and a hotel and leisure complex. Partners Keith Biggs and James Eveling [...]

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Vacant possession – an unachievable goal?

Case Law Update RIVERSIDE PARK LTD V NHS PROPERTY SERVICES LIMITED [2016] EWHC 1313 (CH) Until fairly recently it has been a standard condition of a break clause that the tenant needs to provide vacant possession on the break date. [...]

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Leading the Way

OTB Eveling LLP has recently acted for the vendors on the MBO of Pathfinder Park Homes, a Devon based manufacturer of holiday park homes and lodges.  Pathfinder Park Homes produces more than 200 homes per annum from its purpose built [...]

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Please rest assured that OTB Eveling remains open for business in support of all of our clients during this difficult period. Our remote working capability is fully tested and secure. We would recommend that over the next few weeks, clients email their usual firm contact directly, although we will try to deal with any calls coming through the main line as soon as possible. For new or general enquiries, please email info@otbeveling.com