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Watson Burton is one of the leading commercial law firms in the North East.  With offices in Newcastle, Leeds and London we are able to offer exciting career prospects and the chance to work with highly respected national clients.

We are always looking for exciting talent to build their future at the firm and we hope that this website answers any questions you might have on working at Watson Burton. 

If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with our graduate recruitment contact Claire Pringle at

Current Trainees

Meet our current trainees

Vinaya JigajinniSecond Year Trainee

“We like to have fun here and there’s a great work/life balance”.

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Amir HussainFirst Year Trainee

“You are challenged intellectually and you’re also nurtured”.

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Marie StewartSecond Year Trainee

“Watson Burton is very client – orientated and focuses on the services it provides – that is very important to me”.

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Callum ReveleyFirst Year Trainee

“At Watson Burton you’ll get to see the big picture”.

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Jessica BrainFirst Year Trainee

“The Firm really cares about training and sees it as an important investment”.

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Rebecca NobleFirst Year Trainee

“At Watson Burton you’re considered part of the team as soon as you start”.

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Jayne MoyleSecond Year Trainee

“The support has been brilliant”.

Trainee Blog

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