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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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Exit planning: lock in value » 20 May 15

Duncan Reid

Most entrepreneurs think about plans for the sale of their business, but few make the time to plan effectively. Here, Duncan Reid, head of corporate at Watson Burton sets out what entrepreneurs should consider, and how early they should start to think about preparing for sale.

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Watson Burton sponsors Constructing Excellence in the North East award » 12 May 15

CENE Awards May 2015

Partner Sarah Wilson presented the CENE award for Integration & Collaborative Working

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legal eagle is to soar » 11 May 15

Julia C

Julia Caiger retained as a junior solicitor after qualifying early

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Watson Burton advise on Nu*Stock deal » 31 Mar 15


Corporate team advise on the sale of Nu*Stock to Amicus Building Products Limited

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event: Data Theft Workshop » 16 Jun 15

This interactive seminar in conjunction with Tait Walker and Security Risk Management, will provide you with practical, legal and technical advice on how to protect your businesses data.

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event: Trends in Technology: Business & Legal Top Tips » 09 Jun 15


CPD certified technology seminar - Tuesday 9th June

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event: First Friday Club » 05 Jun 15

First Friday Club - 5th June 2015

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legal alert: Good Faith in Contracts: TSG Building Services PLC -v- South Anglia Housing Ltd [2013] 1151 (TCC) » 19 Mar 15

From time to time it is necessary to end a contractual relationships and for this reason, termination provisions feature in the majority of construction contracts.

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