Law in Action! What’s it like working in the Student Law Office?

Natalie and Charlotte are final year law students who work in the Student Law Office as part of their MLaw degree at Northumbria University, Newcastle. In the Student Law Office, students work in teams of six (known as "firms"). Different firms specialise in different areas of law. Natalie works in a Civil Litigation firm and … Continue reading Law in Action! What’s it like working in the Student Law Office?

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Don’t be caught out by fake business registers!

Have you ever registered your business name on a so called ‘legally protected business register’? The government has recently warned that many people have received unsolicited invitations from companies offering services to help them protect their business or trade name in return for a fee. These invitations are often official-looking and many people feel obliged … Continue reading Don’t be caught out by fake business registers!

The New Consumer Rights Bill: What’s the Impact on Businesses?

This blog does not constitute legal advice. It provides a brief summary of our understanding of some of the current proposed changes under the Consumer Rights Bill; however the Bill’s provisions could be subject to change before it becomes law. If you require legal advice on the Consumer Rights Bill and the affect compliance will … Continue reading The New Consumer Rights Bill: What’s the Impact on Businesses?