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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 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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Trainee steps up to solicitor’s role at Watson Burton » 08 Sep 17

Rebecca Noble

Graduate trainee Rebecca Noble has been awarded a solicitor’s position at Watson Burton, following her successful completion of a graduate traineeship.

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New recruit for Watson Burton’s commercial litigation team » 10 Aug 17

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its commercial litigation team with the appointment of a new solicitor.

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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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