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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’s Corporate Team take home two Insider Dealmaker Awards » 01 Oct 19

At the North East Dealmakers Awards Dinner held on 26 September we were ecstatic to be awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year and are extremely proud that Solicitor, Kirsty Adamson, was awarded Emerging Dealmaker of the Year.

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Newly qualified solicitors join Watson Burton’s corporate team » 20 Sep 19

Leah Duncan and Rosie

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its Corporate team with the appointment of Leah Pattison and Rosie Roof as solicitors.

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Supporting National Sporting Events » 19 Sep 19


Popular national and international sporting events often attract the attention of large numbers of employees. But, when these events take place within office hours, how can the impact they make on staff be managed in a way that works for the business?

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Wordnerds and Watson Burton

An innovative North East software company has secured major investment, providing a catalyst for future growth.

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event: First Friday Club » 01 Nov 19

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: You’ve just been hacked – what’s your legal response? » 16 Oct 19

Anthony Rance, Partner in the Commercial Litigation team at Watson Burton provides some top tips on how to create a robust procedure which can be followed in the event of a cyber attack.

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legal alert: Mental health awareness » 10 Oct 19

Mental health is finally being talked about in a more open way than it has been previously. And for some organisations, it is throwing up questions around how to support employees who have mental health issues.

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legal alert: When is it too hot to work? » 25 Jul 19

Temperature gauges are rising across the UK – and your employees may be starting to feel the heat. Kerry Waters, associate at Watson Burton, looks at the implications for employers.

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