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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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2016 winner of the Watson Burton prize » 22 Aug 16

Congratulations to Ben Marsay this year's winner of the Watson Burton prize for academic achievement at Northumbria University.

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New report reveals north east technology sector needs skills boost » 06 Jun 16

North East technology firms are being hampered by a skills shortage in the region, according to the results of a new joint research project between Watson Burton and NECC.

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Watson Burton trainee wins high-profile award » 04 May 16

Jayne Moyle

Watson Burton trainee solicitor Jayne Moyle has been recognised as a ‘rising-star’ of the legal scene, after winning a prestigious award.

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Employment law specialist joins Watson Burton » 08 Apr 16

Hazel Royle

We are pleased to welcome associate Hazel Royle who brings a wealth of employment expertise to Watson Burton.

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event: First Friday Club October 2016 » 07 Oct 16

legal alert: payment applications must be clear and unambiguous » 21 Sep 16

A summary of the recent case of Jawaby Property Investments Ltd v The Interiors Group Ltd [2016] EWHC 557 (TCC)

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legal alert: Knowing Your Opponent » 22 Aug 16

You’ve been doing business / works together, but things have gone wrong. What do you do?

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legal alert: Commencing Negotiations to Terminate Employment - What could go wrong? » 12 Aug 16

The scenario is a simple one that frequently arises. Rather than start a long and drawn out capability process or conduct process, an employer instead wants to terminate an employee’s employment on mutually agreed terms. What could possibly go wrong?

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