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Watson Burton has dominated the North East's legal news in recent weeks. In September trailblazing senior partner Andrew Hoyle was ousted in a coup by the partnership, while just a week later further controversy followed when it emerged that Hoyle's successor Rob Langley, as well as Hoyle and six other partners, had been investigated by the Law Society for alleged abuse of the Miners' Compensation Scheme. This was followed by an early-day motion tabled by North Durham MP Kevan Jones calling for various compensation monies to be repaid.
But it's not all about Watson Burton. North East firms are beavering away, especially on maritime work.
This North East Special Report looks at the region's shipping market, examining the way in which local practice is adapting to international competition and how consolidation in marine insurance has affected the market.