Event Planning


As part of their training, Watson Burton encourages trainees to get involved of all aspects of business, including planning and running a series of events to develop and sharpen their organisational and networking skills. First year trainee Callum Reveley takes you behind the scenes of the Young Professional Pub Quiz. This edition of the Watson … Read More

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My Vacation Placement at Watson Burton

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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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Tips on completing your application

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As you know by now, where you do your training contract is one of the most important decision’s you’ll make in your legal career. It may seem a bit daunting. There are so many different types of law firm to choose from and competition is fierce. The application process needn’t be so daunting if you … Read More

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Being a trainee – the first weeks

First year trainees Jessica, Amir and Rebecca join in the Macmillan coffee morning

Jessica, a first year trainee at Watson Burton, tells us about her first weeks as a trainee.  The first day When you start a training contract, there are some things that you expect – you expect to take a few weeks to build up good relationships within your team, you expect to start off with … Read More

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