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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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Experienced employment solicitor strengthens team at Watson Burton » 25 Feb 19

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Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm Watson Burton has appointed solicitor Kayleigh Mountford to its growing employment law team.

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New solicitor joins Watson Burton’s Corporate team » 15 Feb 19

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Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its Corporate team with the appointment of Sophie Robertson as solicitor.

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MBO Creates New Advanced North East-Based Engineering Business » 12 Feb 19

A new advanced engineering business has been established in the North East following a Management Buyout (MBO) of a UK division of a multinational organisation.

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Administrate scales up with £3.78m investment » 11 Feb 19

NVM Private Equity (NVM) has invested £2.25m of growth capital into Edinburgh-based software business Administrate as part of a £3.78m investment round alongside existing investors Archangels and the Scottish Investment Bank.

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event: First Friday Club -Sponsored by Northumbria University » 07 Jun 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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