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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 shortlisted in prestigious North East awards » 22 Aug 18

WB corporate team

The expertise and experience of our corporate team has been recognised in the shortlist for a prestigious awards event.

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Watson Burton supports multi-million pound site acquisition » 17 Aug 18

Watson Burton and Lok Developments

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton has advised Lok Developments on the purchase of Eagle Star House – a deal valued at £9.5 million.

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BGF and NVM exit Wear Inns following acquisition by Aprirose Real Estate Investment Limited » 08 Aug 18

Corporate team

BGF and NVM Private Equity (NVM) have exited their investments in Wear Inns, a community pub estate based in the North East. Wear Inns, which currently has a portfolio of 25 pubs across the North East and Yorkshire, has been acquired by Aprirose, a specialist UK real estate investor. The acquisition of Wear Inns will complement Aprirose’s current portfolio of 73 pubs which it acquired in 2017.

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Watson Burton LLP continues to invest in staff with hire of new solicitor » 01 Aug 18

Duncan and Nick

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton has appointed Nick Gray to its corporate team as a result of growing demand for its work in advising on venture capital and private equity investments.

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event: First Friday Club » 05 Oct 18

First Friday Club

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: Internal Investigations - Re-establishing Legal Professional Privilege » 07 Sep 18

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision and allowed a company’s claim of privilege over internal investigation documents sought by the Serious Fraud Office. The carefully crafted Judgment has curtailed the effect of other recent decisions which emphasised the difficulties of successfully withholding documents on the basis of legal professional privilege.

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legal alert: Case law update: tackling airspace in lease negotiations » 22 Aug 18

Care is needed to ensure that utilities distributors negotiate and secure sufficient rights for their apparatus.

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