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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 advises High Street Textile Testing Services as company completes deal with Modern Testing Services » 05 Sep 14

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has advised High Street Textile Testing Services (HSTTS) – an established Textile and Consumer Product testing Laboratory – on a deal with Modern Testing Services (MTS).

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Long-serving employees celebrate 25 years with Watson Burton » 02 Sep 14

Three members of staff at Watson Burton are celebrating after reaching their silver jubilee working for the national law firm.

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business group launches housing debate » 22 Jul 14

Tracy Hall

Survey launched as businesses assess case for housing development in the North East.

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Watson Burton hosts procurement seminar for North East local authorities » 24 Jun 14

Palmer, Richard

Local authorities from the region gather to discuss the implications of procurement legislation on the new North East Combined Local Authority.

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event: November First Friday Club » 07 Nov 14

November 2014 First Friday Club

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event: CECA Seminars Yorkshire and Humberside: Project Bank Accounts and Collateral Warranties » 23 Oct 14

Project Bank Accounts and Collateral Warranties and other protection for the Employer under NEC

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event: Insider Invest Humber Breakfast » 21 Oct 14

Insider Invest Humber Breakfast

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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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