Our Property Team identifies practical solutions and gives proactive and commercially-orientated advice to investors, developers and individuals.

Our Property Team advises clients on all types of Commercial and Residential Property transactions and offers a range of specialist skills from its knowledgeable and experienced lawyers.

We provide legal expertise with a pragmatic and proactive approach aimed at assisting clients to achieve their business or personal objectives.

The Team has been regularly recognised for its achievements in Chambers UK Legal Directory and has particular expertise in:-

Residential and Commercial Site Acquisition – as well as site set-up and disposal

Strategic Land Transactions – such as Options, Conditional Contracts and Promotion Agreements

Landlord & Tenant – new leases, assignments and lease management issues

Investment – purchases and sales

In all it does, the Team strives to exceed client expectations, deliver transactions on time and provide an end to end service.

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Keith Biggs

Keith is Head of our Property Team and a commercial property specialist.

Keith has worked in Exeter for more than 25 years, and advises on the full spectrum of commercial property transactions. He has been recognised for many years as a “Leader in his Field” by Chambers UK Legal Directory.

His work includes:-

  • Advising commercial and residential developers on site acquisition, site set-up and disposals
  • Acting for landowners, as well as developers, on options and promotion agreements and the delivery of strategic land
  • Advising property investors on portfolio acquisitions whether through pension vehicles or individually
  • Acting on all forms of leisure and licensed property transactions.



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Graham Bedford

Graham started his career in private practice in 1982 before working in house for a local authority for over ten years. Since his return to private practice he has worked for a large regional law firm before joining OTB Eveling in September 2014.

Graham acts for individuals and developer companies on a wide range of conveyancing matters from buying and selling houses and flats, buying and selling small developments, putting together a standard documents for developers to use on the sale of individual plots on sites. He has also extensive experience of both residential and commercial lending work.


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Hayley Bussey

After graduating with a first class LLB Law degree in 2015, Hayley worked in human resources before joining OTB Eveling in October 2016 as a Paralegal. She is studying toward her Graduate Fast Track Diploma (GFTD) and is currently an Associate of CILEx. Once completed she will be on track to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2019.

Hayley works within the Property department and has experience dealing with a mixture of residential sales, purchases and re-mortgages as well as assisting developer clients with site set ups and plot sales.


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Carl Langley

Carl began his legal career at Over Taylor Biggs in 2007 and remained at the firm when it became OTB Eveling in 2012.

During that time Carl has developed extensive experience in all areas of residential and commercial property transactional work.

Carl advises developers and individuals on all aspects of development sales, acquisitions, site set up and plot sales.


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David Nicholls

David began his legal career at a top 500 regional law firm before joining OTB Eveling LLP in November 2018.

David advises sole traders, directors, partners, property investors and developers on all aspects of commercial property work, including acquisitions and disposals, secured lending, and development. David has particular experience in landlord and tenant matters and licensed property transactions.


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