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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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Top construction lawyer joins Watson Burton » 02 Mar 15

pt sml

Penny Tate joins as Partner

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Leeds commercial team advises on theatre streaming deal » 20 Feb 15

Frog NT

Watson Burton's Leeds-based commercial team has advised on a deal which will see National Theatre productions streamed directly into thousands of schools across the UK.

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watson burton brews up Ringtons deal » 09 Feb 15


Commercial team advises on an agreement that will involve products from renowned tea merchant Ringtons distributed throughout the US.

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corporate team advises on Eutechnyx deal » 02 Feb 15


Watson Burton's corporate team has advised Gateshead-based Eutechnyx on a multi-million dollar deal

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event: First Friday Club » 06 Mar 15

Atlas Cloud

First Friday Club - March 2015

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legal alert: CDM 2015: Part 2 » 19 Feb 15

In May last year we reported on the proposed CDM changes, and with those changes due to be implemented in April this year, now seems to be a good time to provide a further update.

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legal alert: BIM: A Shared Knowledge Resource » 09 Feb 15

BIM: A Shared Knowledge Resource

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legal alert: Recovering your in house legal costs in litigation » 13 Jan 15

One of the key principles in litigation is that legal costs associated with litigation can be recovered from the losing party. Whilst you may be familiar with this principle, it is also important to be aware that these legal costs can include certain costs incurred by your in-house legal team, alongside those of your external legal advisors.

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