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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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Focus on… Bal Manak » 20 Jul 17

Associate Solicitor in the Construction team

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Watson Burton appointed to prestigious universities framework » 03 Jul 17

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its presence in the higher education sector, following its appointment to a major suppliers framework.

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North law firm helps major academy conversions come to fruition » 21 Jun 17

Commercial law firm and specialist education advisor Watson Burton has further strengthened its presence in the education sector, having recently advised on the creation of two new multi-academy trusts in the North East.

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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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event: First Friday Club » 08 Sep 17

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: Court continues strict approach to contract interpretation » 19 Jul 17

In the recent case of GB Building Solutions Limited (in administration) v SFS Fire Services Limited (t/a Central Fire Protection) [2017] EWHC 1289, the TCC reaffirms the importance of interpreting contracts at face value.

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legal alert: Beneficial Owners… Reveal Yourself! » 19 Jul 17

In May 2017, the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) concluded a further consultation in relation to its proposals to establish a register of information about overseas entities that own/deal with UK property or that participate in UK government procurement.

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