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Watson Burton ‘always go that extra mile’

30 Oct 18
Richard Palmer, Duncan Reid, Chrisopher Graham

Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm, Watson Burton, continues to achieve success in all of its practice areas and a number of its leading individuals received commendations in the Legal 500 2018.

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QuantuMDx’s £8.5 million fund-raising is recognised as North East Deal of the Year

16 Oct 18
QuantuMDx

£8.5million of funding raised earlier this year by QuantuMDx Group, a North-East based life sciences, tools and diagnostic developer, has won Deal of the Year (£2.5m to £10m) at the recent Insider North East Dealmakers Awards.

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Watson Burton promotes trainee to solicitor

16 Oct 18
Katy Ames and Richard Palmer

Katy Ames’ appointment comes at a time of planned growth within the Professions and Insurance team

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ITPS Clinches Arriva IT Services Contract

16 Oct 18
Duncan Reid and Garry Sheriff

Gateshead-headquartered IT services provider ITPS has secured a long-term service agreement with transport giant Arriva with the support of law firm Watson Burton.

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Digital-led boiler firm to expand outside North East heartland with £2.15m investment

15 Oct 18

A North East company that sells, installs and services boilers has secured a seven-figure investment.

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Watson Burton promotes Legal 500 recommended lawyer to associate

04 Oct 18
AD Promotion

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has strengthened its Professions and Insurance team with the promotion of Adam Dymock.

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Watson Burton shortlisted in prestigious North East awards

22 Aug 18
WB corporate team

The expertise and experience of our corporate team has been recognised in the shortlist for a prestigious awards event.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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