This website uses essential cookies without which it will not work, along with other harmless cookies aimed at improving your use of our website.

Please see our Web Policy and our Privacy Policy to find out more about the cookies we use and how they can be deleted.

news header image

news archive



« latest news

Watson Burton supports multi-million pound site acquisition

17 Aug 18
Watson Burton and Lok Developments

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton has advised Lok Developments on the purchase of Eagle Star House – a deal valued at £9.5 million.

more »

BGF and NVM exit Wear Inns following acquisition by Aprirose Real Estate Investment Limited

08 Aug 18
Corporate team

BGF and NVM Private Equity (NVM) have exited their investments in Wear Inns, a community pub estate based in the North East. Wear Inns, which currently has a portfolio of 25 pubs across the North East and Yorkshire, has been acquired by Aprirose, a specialist UK real estate investor. The acquisition of Wear Inns will complement Aprirose’s current portfolio of 73 pubs which it acquired in 2017.

more »

Watson Burton LLP continues to invest in staff with hire of new solicitor

01 Aug 18
Duncan and Nick

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton has appointed Nick Gray to its corporate team as a result of growing demand for its work in advising on venture capital and private equity investments.

more »

Fundraising efforts raise thousands for Make-A-Wish charity

20 Jul 18
Chris Graham and Carolyn Thornton

Staff at commercial law firm, Watson Burton, have spent the last year fund raising and hosting staff events to raise more than £4,000 for children being supported by Make-A-Wish.

more »

Watson Burton opens its doors to provide career insight

18 Jul 18
SMF - Career Insight Day

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton, demonstrated its continued commitment to providing a launch pad for legal careers by hosting a Career Insight Day in partnership with the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF).

more »

Watson Burton reinforces presence in Education sector with appointment to National Education Framework

30 Apr 18
CG - Education

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).

more »

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.

more »

Watson Burton LLP advises shareholders of The Car People Limited on its sale to Sytner Group

23 Jan 18

Watson Burton’s corporate team has advised the shareholders of one of the UK’s leading independent retailers of used vehicles, The Car People Limited on its sale to Sytner Group.

more »

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.

more »

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.

more »