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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 sponsors CECA-NE Environment Company of the Year Award » 20 Nov 14


Lumsden & Carroll presented with award by Watson Burton partner Sarah Wilson

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watson burton sponsors snowflake ball » 11 Nov 14

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Watson Burton headline sponsor for The Sick Children's Trust festive fundraiser

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watson burton retains two newly qualified solicitors » 07 Nov 14


Richard McGlasham and Kirsty Adamson have joined the practice

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watson burton attracts commercial litigation expert » 22 Oct 14

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Anthony Rance joins the team

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event: First Friday Club » 05 Dec 14

The final First Friday Club of the year - December 2014

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legal alert: Holiday Pay - Overtime to be included » 05 Nov 14

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that payments for overtime which employees are required to work (though which their employers are not obliged to offer as a minimum) will form part of normal remuneration and therefore should be included when calculating holiday pay.

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legal alert: Construction Briefing: Being Direct » 23 Sep 14

In commercial contracts, the term “consequential loss” is typically thought of as being synonymous with “indirect loss”. But when does consequential loss also mean direct loss? The answer construes when your contractual exclusion clause says it does!

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legal alert: BIM: A Shared Knowledge Resource » 11 Sep 14

BIM: A Shared Knowledge Resource

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