Our Commercial Team offers practical solutions to businesses looking for support in contract drafting and negotiation

Our Commercial Team adopts a collaborative 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 “real world” expertise and experience to our business clients, including:-

Terms of Trade – negotiating, drafting and advising on all forms of contract including terms and conditions for the supply of goods and services and joint venture agreements

Intellectual Property – advising on the creation, protection and commercialisation of intellectual property

Technology Contracts – negotiating and advising on all forms of technology contracts including software licences, IT outsourcing, hardware supply, website terms and conditions and hosting and maintenance agreements

Agency and Distribution – advising on the negotiation and drafting of agency and distribution agreements

Business Regulation – advising on the regulatory matters affecting all business enterprises including Companies Act compliance and GDPR

James Eveling

James started his legal career in the City of London with a leading international practice before spending four years working in Australia predominantly advising venture capital clients and investee companies in the IT sector. On returning to the UK, James became a partner in a local firm before setting up his own practice, which he grew successfully until merging with Over Taylor Biggs to form OTB Eveling LLP.

James has 15 years experience working on a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial matters for multinationals and owner managed businesses. He regularly advises on company sales and acquisitions, joint venture agreements and commercial trading arrangements.

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Contact

01392 823811

james.eveling@otbeveling.com

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David Gebbie

David has been involved in leading corporate transactions since 1990 when he qualified in the City of London with a top ten city practice. David’s experience extends across the corporate spectrum including finance, private equity, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, company and business sales and international joint ventures. David has worked in-house as European General Counsel for a NASDAQ listed dot.com, lead the restructuring of a multi-national turnaround and run his own turnaround firm. He is a French speaker and advises both UK and international clients nationally and overseas.

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Contact

01392 823811

david.gebbie@otbeveling.com

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Annelie Carver

Annelie is a corporate and commercial solicitor who has over 17 years’ experience in advising businesses on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.

Annelie worked as General Counsel and Company Secretary for Flybe Group plc. Prior to working at Flybe, Annelie was a partner in the corporate and commercial team of a leading regional law firm.

Annelie regularly advises on shareholder agreements, the sale and purchase of shares and assets, partnership matters, joint venture and LLP agreements, terms and conditions for the sale and purchase of goods and/or services, agency agreements, distribution agreements and online trading and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016.

Contact

01392 823811

annelie.carver@otbeveling.com

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Lisa Powell

Lisa trained at and spent 10 years working for a global law firm before moving from London to join OTB Eveling LLP in September 2019.

Lisa is experienced in advising a diverse range of corporate and commercial clients within private and in-house legal practice.  She is skilled in commercial contracts, data protection and transactional and non-transactional corporate services across commercial, insurance, travel, healthcare, technology, sport, entertainment and arts sectors.

Contact

01392 823811

lisa.powell@otbeveling.com

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Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca joined OTB Eveling in October 2015 having previously worked for 7 years with a top 100 regional law firm. Rebecca acts for a wide range of corporate clients across various sectors. She has a wealth of experience in mergers, acquisitions, investments, constitutional documentation, restructurings, governance and joint ventures. Rebecca has a reputation for helping her clients achieve a commercially effective result, really getting to the heart of the things that matter.

Contact

01392 823811

rebecca.roberts@otbeveling.com

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