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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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Wordnerds and Watson Burton

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

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Recruitment firm moves into Derby’s Cathedral Quarter as a part of nationwide expansion » 25 Jun 19

Leeds-based Mach Recruitment agrees terms on Queen Street base.

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Honcho Secures Further Maven Investment » 14 Jun 19

Durham-based insurance platform honcho has secured a £750,000 investment from Maven Capital Partners as it prepares to launch nationally. Source:Insider Media

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Charity Giving Platform Receives Six-Figure Equity Investment » 05 Jun 19

A Newcastle-based tech company which helps charities source donations via text message has secured a £300,000 equity investment from the Northstar Ventures-managed North East Innovation Fund. Source: B-daily

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event: First Friday Club » 04 Oct 19

First Friday Club

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

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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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legal alert: Payment before true valuation adjudication: Davenport Builders v Greer on S&T v Grove » 28 Mar 19

Further to our previous article commenting on the importance of the recent Court of Appeal Decision in S&T v Grove to “smash and grab” adjudications, the Technology and Construction Court has now applied that Decision and commented in particular on the need to pay a smash and grab award before a true valuation adjudication can be commenced.

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