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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 reinforces presence in Education sector with appointment to National Education Framework » 30 Apr 18

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Commercial law firm Watson Burton has further extended its reach in the education sector, following its appointment as a supplier to the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC).

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Watson Burton partners with The Social Mobility Foundation to offer a launchpad for legal careers » 10 Apr 18


Aspiring young lawyers will be supported in entering the legal profession this year, thanks to commercial law firm Watson Burton.

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Watson Burton strengthens corporate practice with new Partner » 08 Jan 18

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has further strengthened its corporate team with the appointment of partner, Marc Allison.

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Watson Burton Supports Major Civil Engineering Awards » 06 Dec 17

We've been proud to demonstrate our support for the civil engineering sector by sponsoring the ‘Going the Extra Mile’ award at the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) North East Awards 2017.

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event: First Friday Club - June » 08 Jun 18


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: Landmark judgment on a sub-contractor's entitlement to project insurance » 15 May 18

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation Trust Limited and others v Lakehouse Contracts Limited and others [2018] EWHC 558 (TCC)

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legal alert: Chancel repair liability » 03 May 18

Chancel repair liability refers to the possibility that homeowners within certain parishes may be required to contribute towards the cost of repairing the chancel on a medieval church.

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