Introduction to the GDPR

The GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018 – regardless of Brexit – and the new regime will: Give individuals more rights over their data and the way it is used Impose more onerous obligations on businesses Introduce […]

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Now is the time to restructure your management team!

Only if you need to, of course… We are advising clients that if they are considering making changes to their senior team that may lead to expensive severance deals, then they should make those changes now if they hope to […]

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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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New Head of Employment joins OTB Eveling

OTB Eveling are delighted to announce the arrival of Matt Huddleson to lead our commercially focused employment team, significantly adding to our employment capability to support our niche corporate/commercial offering. Managing Partner, James Eveling, comments: “Matt’s appointment brings more experience […]

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Corporate News

The OTB Eveling LLP corporate team has been bucking the local trend of decreased transactions in first quarter of 2017 and has been recognised as being in the top 3 active law firms across the South West. The firm has […]

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Corporate Directorships – A change overdue?

Section 87 of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 seeks to introduce a new section 156A into the Companies Act 2006. This provides that company directors must be natural persons and bans the appointment of any new corporate […]

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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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Sale of Toptrack Learning

In November 2016, Senior Associate Rebecca Roberts acted for the principle seller of Exeter based Toptrack Learning Limited in a sale to HarperCollins. Toptrack licence language learning applications that are used in more than 1,200 schools and institutions in the […]

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