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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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New trainee joins Watson Burton's graduate programme » 27 Apr 17

Newcastle-based commercial law firm Watson Burton has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to developing its future workforce, by announcing a new addition to its graduate programme.

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How are changes in regulation affecting the financial services sector? » 12 Apr 17

It has been nearly a decade since the first clouds of the approaching financial crisis emerged - and the resulting economic and political impact paved the way for increased regulation of the financial services sector.

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Safeguard your data, safeguard your business » 29 Mar 17

Chris Graham, head of Watson Burton law firm’s Commercial Litigation, Fraud and Employment team – and member of the Management Committee of the NE Fraud Forum - explores the challenges facing businesses in the cyber security arena.

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Watson Burton advises on multi-million dollar tech sector deals » 22 Mar 17

London-based investment management and advisory company Arie Capital Ltd has completed three investments - worth a total of $11.2 million - into innovative technology companies with the support of law firm Watson Burton.

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event: NEC4 Contracts arrive in June! Are you ready? » 27 Jun 17

During this seminar we will look at the changes to the NEC4 form of contract which arrive in June 2017! THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. HOWEVER, WE DO OCCASIONALLY RECEIVE CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A RESERVE LIST, PLEASE EMAIL

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event: First Friday Club » 09 Jun 17

Join Watson Burton LLP, Constructing Excellence in the North East and, our sponsor Knauf Insulation, for this informal networking event for the construction industry or those with an interest in the built environment!

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legal alert: An quick overview of performance bonds » 24 May 17

Performance bonds are a guarantee from a bond provider (bank or insurance company) for a contractor's performance. So it is a promise by deed by which the person giving the promise (the bond supplier) promises to pay the other (usually the employer) a sum of money when called to do so.

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