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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 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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Budget Overview 2017 » 24 Nov 17

We take a look at the corporate and personal finance implications of the budget.

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FinTech: embracing the future, adapting to innovation » 14 Nov 17

Kirsty Adamson, corporate solicitor at law firm Watson Burton, looks at the impact of FinTech on financial services providers and examines both the challenges and opportunities it brings to the market.

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legal alert: Termination and Tax: beware new rules on the taxation of payments to employees from 6 April 2018 » 16 Mar 18

Payments made for terminations of employment before 6 April 2018 will be subject to the old rules, even if payments are made in 2018/19.

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legal alert: Is this the end of ‘smash and grab’ adjudications? » 14 Mar 18

Comment on Grove v S&T (UK) Ltd [2018] TCC (27 February 2018)

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newsletter: 2018 case law review: delay » 14 Mar 18

A round up of the current case law on delay in construction projects

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