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Watson Burton is a leading law firm with a well-earned reputation for helping our clients succeed. Offering the full range of commercial law services, we have significant nationwide coverage providing first class legal advice from offices in Newcastle, Leeds and London. Key to the firm’s success is a combination of commercial and technical experience delivered with a personal touch, which forms the foundation of many long-standing client relationships.



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Tribunal awards for those dismissed on or after 6 April 2017 will be increased.

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Watson Burton helps Northumberland County Show meet growing demand » 21 Feb 17

Organisers behind one of the UK’s most famous agricultural shows have brought in specialist legal experts to support the event’s growth.

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Watson Burton Sponsors the Value Category of the Constructing Excellence Awards 2017. » 16 Feb 17

Watson Burton are please to announce that we are sponsoring the Value category in the Constructing Excellence in the North East Awards 2017, which will take place on June 16 at the Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel.

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New chapter opens for training specialist following major investment » 13 Feb 17

A specialist group of training companies is on the path to further growth, thanks to a major new investment.

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event: JCT 2016 amendments and ground conditions in construction projects » 22 Mar 17

The Following event is Fully Booked. However, we do receive cancellations from time to time. Therefore, if you are interested in attending, please contact and we will add you to our waiting list. Breakfast Seminar: JCT 2016 amendments and ground conditions in construction projects

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event: Young Professionals Pub Quiz 2017 » 09 Mar 17

Watson Burton is pleased to be hosting its annual Young Professionals Pub Quiz.

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event: First Friday Club » 03 Mar 17

Watson Burton LLP in conjunction with Constructing Excellence in the North East would like to welcome you to the First Friday Club.

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legal alert: Adjudication: Previously Determined or ‘Settled’ Final Payments » 22 Feb 17

In 2016 the Technology and Construction Courts decided on two cases involving adjudication and treatment of Final Accounts in Universal Piling & Construction Ltd v VG Clements Ltd [2016] (TCC) and J Murphy & Sons Ltd v Maher and Sons Ltd [2016] (TCC).

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