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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Hayley Bussey

Hayley graduated with a first class LLB Law degree in 2015 and worked for a large corporation in Human Resources before joining OTB Eveling LLP in October 2016 as a Property Paralegal. She completed her Graduate Fast Track Diploma (GFTD) in June 2018 and qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in November 2019.

Hayley assists our developer clients with their site setups and plot sales on their various projects located throughout the South West. She also has experience assisting a variety of clients from first time buyers to long term investors, dealing with a mixture of residential sales, purchases and re-mortgages.


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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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