Typically, luxury brands are seen as the more sustainable option when compared to fast fashion. This is due to their high prices, exclusivity and quality. They have been able to benefit from this illusion in the past while cheaper brands took a hit due to having significantly lower prices and being more accessible. High levels … Continue reading Fast Fashion vs Luxury Fashion: Is one more sustainable than the other and should companies aim to do better?
We all have data which is personal to us that we share, some of which is even sensitive. As a result, as a business processing that personal data you are expected to do so responsibly. The law also expects this, therefore if you or your business processes personal data, you must comply with Data Protection … Continue reading What do you need to know about the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR?
Hello and welcome from the SLO business & commercial firms of 2015/2016! Our SLO business & commercial firms are full of interesting and talented individuals who are all eager to advise local businesses, charities and entrepreneurs. Many of us have already had wide-ranging experience of working with clients, including work experience within a law firm, … Continue reading Hello & Welcome – from the 2015/16 firms!
This blog is NOT intended or designed to provide legal or financial advice. The content on our blog is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of … Continue reading Financing the future: Social investment
This blog is NOT intended or designed to provide legal advice. The content on our blog is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content … Continue reading Doing good: an introduction to social enterprises
It was great to see so many of the SLO’s Business and Commercial students at the Law Congregation on Thursday 9th July. Graduation is always the highlight of the academic year and it is was a pleasure to celebrate this special day with our former students and their friends and families. It was also exciting … Continue reading Business and commercial students graduate in style!
At Northumbria Law School’s award winning Student Law Office, students are exposed to working with real clients including dynamic local businesses, under the supervision of qualified solicitors. Current law Students James Warnock and Jaimie Hill have recently been assisting one such company, FIRST Face to Face Ltd, by providing it with free legal advice and … Continue reading FIRST class legal advice
This year, we were delighted to take part in the first ever business law clinic collaboration of its kind. Charlotte and Joseph from the Student Law Office provided trade mark advice to Thomas and Youn from qLegal. qLegal provides free legal advice, workshops and resources to tech start-up companies and entrepreneurs. Those legal services are provided … Continue reading Clinic Collaboration with qLegal
Elaine and Victoria were delighted to receive nominations in this year's Northumbria University Student Led Teaching Awards. Elaine and Victoria said, "We would like to thank the students who put our names forward, and for the kind words that they included on our nomination forms. It really does mean a lot to us, and we … Continue reading Business & Commercial supervisors nominated for Student Led Teaching Awards
Victoria Gleason and Elaine Campbell, Business & Commercial firm supervisors in the Student Law Office, recently presented at the Commonwealth Legal Education Association Conference in Glasgow on the theme of using and encouraging creative activities in clinical legal education. They spoke about student-led firm meetings, blogging, and networking activities, drawing on their own experiences in the … Continue reading Victoria & Elaine speak at the 2015 CLEA Conference, Glasgow