Membership History

Joined 2018

Company Overview

Watson Burton is a commercial law firm with a well-earned reputation for helping our clients succeed. The firm offers a full range of services from our offices in Newcastle, Leeds and London. Our lawyers provide expertise in all areas of law, supporting business entities from start-ups through to PLCs and multinational companies. Our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to provide seamless advice on commercial contracts, real estate, litigation and dispute resolution and construction matters. 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.

Franchise Services

The team acts for a franchisors in the sale and purchase of entire franchise networks nationally and internationally, and also offers commercial solutions for franchisors and franchisees. We provide practical, results-driven advice on all elements of the franchise operation including: Advising on the structure and suitability of a franchise offering; Preparing risk reports on documentation; Drafting and negotiating core and ancillary documentation; Property advice for offices, retail units and other premises; Advising on brand protection and management; Avoiding disputes and dispute resolution; Planning for the purchase, sale or restructure of franchise networks; Advising on and negotiating corporate investment; Planning exit strategies; Advising and negotiating the sale of a franchise or termination of a franchise agreement; and Preparing complementary commercial contracts.


Tel: 01912 444213
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE99 1YQ
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