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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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Expertise and growth: Watson Burton’s corporate team shows its strength in 2018 » 14 Jan 19


In 2018, Watson Burton’s corporate team drove the success of a swathe of major transactions. Here, we review the team’s work over 12 months – and take a look at what 2019 has in store…

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Watson Burton ‘always go that extra mile’ » 30 Oct 18

Richard Palmer, Duncan Reid, Chrisopher Graham

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton, continues to achieve success in all of its practice areas and a number of its leading individuals received commendations in the Legal 500 2018.

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QuantuMDx’s £8.5 million fund-raising is recognised as North East Deal of the Year » 16 Oct 18


£8.5million of funding raised earlier this year by QuantuMDx Group, a North-East based life sciences, tools and diagnostic developer, has won Deal of the Year (£2.5m to £10m) at the recent Insider North East Dealmakers Awards.

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Watson Burton promotes Legal 500 recommended lawyer to associate » 04 Oct 18

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Commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its Professions and Insurance team with the promotion of Adam Dymock.

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event: First Friday Club » 01 Feb 19

First Friday Club

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: Brexit - Is your business ready? » 09 Jan 19

You may be sick of hearing about Brexit or worried sick about it. Either way businesses in the UK need to be prepared for any possible outcome.

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legal alert: Green light for “true value” adjudications: Court of Appeal upholds Grove decision » 03 Jan 19

S&T (UK) Limited v Grove Developments Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 2448

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