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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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Success for Watson Burton in Legal 500 2017 » 23 Oct 17

Watson Burton’s specialist expertise - and its multi-disciplinary capabilities - have been recognised in the Legal 500 2017.

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Watson Burton advises on £3.5m IT contract for Northumbrian Water Group » 20 Oct 17

Watson Burton is delighted to have advised Northumbrian Water Group on a £3.5 million investment in its IT infrastructure.

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Watson Burton commercial litigation team further strengthened by new appointment » 10 Oct 17

Cristina Falzon has joined the firm’s commercial litigation team and will be undertaking a range of legal work across areas including property litigation, commercial disputes, data theft and fraud.

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Focus on…Natalie Keyes » 13 Sep 17


Q&A with Natalie Keyes from our Construction Team.

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event: First Friday Club » 03 Nov 17

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Watson Burton LLP in conjunction with Constructing Excellence in the North East would like to welcome you to the First Friday Club sponsored by NE Times.

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legal alert: Pinstripes or prison stripes » 16 Oct 17

Considering the challenges faced by estate agents in light of the money laundering regulations

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legal alert: Contract interpretation and uncertainty » 04 Oct 17

In Vinci Construction UK Limited v Beumer Group UK Limited [2017] EWHC 2196 (TCC), following an adjudicator’s decision, Vinci sought a declaration whether liquidated damages were enforceable under a construction contract, which did not adequately define sectional completion.

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