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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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Honcho Secures Further Maven Investment » 14 Jun 19

Durham-based insurance platform honcho has secured a £750,000 investment from Maven Capital Partners as it prepares to launch nationally. Source:Insider Media

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Charity Giving Platform Receives Six-Figure Equity Investment » 05 Jun 19

A Newcastle-based tech company which helps charities source donations via text message has secured a £300,000 equity investment from the Northstar Ventures-managed North East Innovation Fund. Source: B-daily

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Watson Burton advises major international tech investment deal » 23 May 19


Newcastle-based commercial law firm Watson Burton has advised artificial intelligence (AI) company GoodVision Ltd on a major restructure and investment.

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Funds set to climb for St Oswald’s Hospice thanks to charity trek » 01 May 19

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Two trainee solicitors at commercial law firm Watson Burton are embarking on the journey of a lifetime to raise funds for St Oswald’s Hospice in Newcastle.

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event: First Friday Club - Sponsored by Clancy Consulting » 06 Sep 19

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Watson Burton LLP in conjunction with Constructing Excellence in the North East would like to welcome you to First Friday Club.

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legal alert: Payment before true valuation adjudication: Davenport Builders v Greer on S&T v Grove » 28 Mar 19

Further to our previous article commenting on the importance of the recent Court of Appeal Decision in S&T v Grove to “smash and grab” adjudications, the Technology and Construction Court has now applied that Decision and commented in particular on the need to pay a smash and grab award before a true valuation adjudication can be commenced.

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legal alert: Brexit and the impact on your supply chain » 26 Feb 19

With Brexit fast approaching it’s important to look at the risks Brexit poses to your supply chain and how to identify these risks. Although it is still uncertain what Brexit will look like and the impact it will have on your business and your supply chain, we have set out below how to assess the various risks and protect against them.

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