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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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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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Watson Burton takes on latest solicitor » 10 Feb 17

Watson Burton has bolstered its growing professional indemnity insurance department with the appointment of a new solicitor.

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Solicitor appointment strengthens leading litigation team at Watson Burton » 09 Feb 17

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has appointed an employment and commercial litigation specialist as part of a major recruitment drive.

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

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: Extra care should be taken when drafting payment schedules » 17 Feb 17

Construction Partner Sarah Wilson looks at the case of Bouygues (UK) Ltd v Febrey Structures Ltd [2016] EWHC 1333 (TCC).

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