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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Sale of Hentland

In October 2016 OTB Eveling acted for the shareholder of Hentland Limited in a sale to Marlow plc that had a total enterprise value of up to £7.6million. Hentland operates nationally from headquarters in Bodmin, employs around 100 staff and […]

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Sale of Henshaw Inflatables

OTB Eveling recently acted on the sale of Henshaw Inflatables Limited. Henshaw Inflatables is long standing and a leading global manufacturer of RIB Collars and other inflatable products for the marine industry. The transaction was led by James Eveling with […]

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Employment News: Snell v Network Rail

Employee awarded damages of £28,321 for discriminatory shared parental leave policy. Since the introduction of shared parental leave in April 2015, there has been much debate as to whether offering an enhanced maternity pay scheme but only a statutory shared […]

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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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Landmark High Court ruling in relation to modern slavery

With the recent introduction of the requirement under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 for companies with a minimum turnover of £36 million to publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement, the issue of modern slavery is gaining ever more […]

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