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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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Associate Sarah Willshire joins the team » 23 Jan 15


Sarah Willshire joins Watson Burton's Real Estate team

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Watson Burton advises on Imprint Group deal » 23 Jan 15

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Watson Burton LLP advised on the disposal of the majority shareholding of Imprint Group to Pureprint

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Corporate team advises on Knowledge IT deal » 24 Dec 14

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Law firm Watson Burton has advised £10million turnover Washington-based computer services company Knowledge IT, on the sale of its entire share capital to IT infrastructure group Onyx.

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obesity 'could' be a disability » 18 Dec 14


Obesity is a growing problem in modern society. In a recent case, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have considered for the first time whether existing EU law applies to discrimination based on obesity.

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