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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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BGF and NVM exit Wear Inns following acquisition by Aprirose Real Estate Investment Limited » 08 Aug 18

Corporate team

BGF and NVM Private Equity (NVM) have exited their investments in Wear Inns, a community pub estate based in the North East. Wear Inns, which currently has a portfolio of 25 pubs across the North East and Yorkshire, has been acquired by Aprirose, a specialist UK real estate investor. The acquisition of Wear Inns will complement Aprirose’s current portfolio of 73 pubs which it acquired in 2017.

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Watson Burton LLP continues to invest in staff with hire of new solicitor » 01 Aug 18

Duncan and Nick

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton has appointed Nick Gray to its corporate team as a result of growing demand for its work in advising on venture capital and private equity investments.

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Watson Burton opens its doors to provide career insight » 18 Jul 18

SMF - Career Insight Day

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton, demonstrated its continued commitment to providing a launch pad for legal careers by hosting a Career Insight Day in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF).

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Watson Burton reinforces presence in Education sector with appointment to National Education Framework » 30 Apr 18

CG - Education

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has further extended its reach in the education sector, following its appointment as a supplier to the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC).

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event: First Friday Club Sponsored by NC Insurance » 07 Sep 18

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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.

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legal alert: Delaying the inevitable – preparing for cyber-attacks » 14 Aug 18

A new combined court centre has been proposed in London, the primary focus of which will be cases relating to fraud, economic and cyber-crime (amongst others) and which will benefit from the wealth of specialist knowledge in the vicinity. However, what can be done to prevent matters getting that far?

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