Fast Fashion vs Luxury Fashion: Is one more sustainable than the other and should companies aim to do better?

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?

What do you need to know about the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR?

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 & Welcome – from the 2015/16 firms!

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!

Business & Commercial supervisors nominated for Student Led Teaching Awards

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 & Elaine speak at the 2015 CLEA Conference, Glasgow

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