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PTT Aviation completes double North East deal with the help of Watson Burton partner, Duncan Reid

03 Oct 16

Pilot training and testing specialist PTT Aviation has acquired the flight training operations of both Newcastle International and Durham Tees Valley Airport.

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Newcastle recruitment buy named Deal of the Month

27 Sep 16

A Newcastle-headquartered recruitment and training services business being bought by Japanese business Trust Tech has been named Insider's Deal of the Month.

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Talented solicitor promoted to associate

06 Jan 16
Bal promotion

Bal Manak promoted to associate in the construction team

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Drone air traffic management platform takes off thanks to funding boost from North East investors

10 Dec 15

A revolutionary platform which will provide air traffic control and automation services for drones in all airspace across the world is launching this October thanks to a six-figure funding boost by North East investors.

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Newcastle based start-up receives six-figure investment.

11 Nov 15

One Utility Bill - which makes paying bills easier - has been advised by Watson Burton on a six-figure investment deal

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Construction team advises Clancy Docwra on a contract for pioneering Gateshead project

16 Oct 15
Bal Manak

Solicitor Bal Manak negotiated a NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract with Gateshead Council

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Corporate team advise on European tech acquisition

22 Jun 15

Watson Burton's corporate team advise mobile gaming platform Palringo on the acquisition of a Finnish game developer for an undisclosed amount.

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Exit planning: lock in value

20 May 15
Duncan Reid

Most entrepreneurs think about plans for the sale of their business, but few make the time to plan effectively. Here, Duncan Reid, head of corporate at Watson Burton sets out what entrepreneurs should consider, and how early they should start to think about preparing for sale.

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obesity 'could' be a disability

18 Dec 14

Obesity is a growing problem in modern society. In a recent case, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have considered for the first time whether existing EU law applies to discrimination based on obesity.

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watson burton attracts commercial litigation expert

22 Oct 14
Anthony R

Anthony Rance joins the team

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