Gap Year?

Catch up

Think that you won’t hear from us following your training contract offer? First year trainee Amy Mullen tells a different story … I was offered my training contract in the summer of 2017 to begin in September 2018. With a whole year in between being offered the job and actually starting, my thoughts turned to … Read More

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Trainees are go!

Go kart

Trainee Rosie Roof talks about the competitive nature of Watson Burton trainees. I was both excited and nervous before I started my training contract with Watson Burton in 2017. However, two weeks before I began training I received a rather unusual email informing me that the firm was holding a Wii karting event. The other … Read More

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Moving to Newcastle in 10 easy lessons

Gateshead Moonlit Evening

Solicitor Jessica Brain talks about the move to Newcastle to start her training contract. Before starting my training contract with the firm, I had been living and working as a paralegal in Yorkshire. However given Watson Burton’s welcoming attitude (which I had experienced during the vacation scheme and which was cemented when they invited me … Read More

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My Vacation Placement at Watson Burton

vacation scheme

Francesca Hawker, student at Northumbria University, recently spent a week at Watson Burton on our Vacation Scheme.  Here’s what she thought about her time with us.   After visiting Watson Burton offices for a drinks evening and an informal meeting, I was very excited to start my vacation placement with them. Despite feeling a little bit … Read More

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