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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 trainee wins high-profile award » 04 May 16

Jayne Moyle

Watson Burton trainee solicitor Jayne Moyle has been recognised as a ‘rising-star’ of the legal scene, after winning a prestigious award.

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Employment law specialist joins Watson Burton » 08 Apr 16

Hazel Royle

We are pleased to welcome associate Hazel Royle who brings a wealth of employment expertise to Watson Burton.

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Budget 2016 - At a glance » 17 Mar 16

Richard Sowler looks at the main points from Chancellor George Osborne's latest budget.

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Academies -Budget Response » 17 Mar 16

With only around 4,500 academies currently “on the books” there are an awful lot of schools still to be converted by the announced deadline of 2020. But will those schools choose to “go it alone” or will they seek to join with existing organisations and academy chains?

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event: Young Professional Wine and Cheese Evening » 26 May 16

Watson Burton is delighted to invite you to join us at As You Like It to experience a variety of fine wine and tasty cheese with your fellow young professionals

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legal alert: Looking to grow your business? Know your funding options » 28 Apr 16

Whether you are looking to grow your start-up or your company has been trading for a few years and is looking to expand, there are several funding options available to you.

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legal alert: Cyber security – staying safe » 18 Apr 16

For many companies, technology is at the heart of their business and their IT systems can contain confidential and commercially sensitive data which may be at risk from attack.

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legal alert: Women in management » 07 Apr 16

We are all aware of family friendly policy and rights, such as maternity leave/ pay and flexible working. However, achieving a gender balanced workforce entails so much more, particularly when focused on management opportunities.

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