This page is designed to give you more information about our Business & Commercial Clinic supervisors, Elaine Campbell and Victoria Gleason.
Elaine graduated from Hull University in 2002 with a first class LLB (Hons) degree. After completing the Legal Practice Course with distinction at Northumbria University, she trained at national law firm Dickinson Dees LLP (now Bond Dickinson LLP) and later joined regional heavyweight Sintons LLP as a commercial & intellectual property law specialist. Elaine joined Northumbria Law School in 2011 as a Solicitor Tutor, working exclusively in the Student Law Office as a supervisor. She is Deputy Module Leader of the Student Law Office and the Solicitor Tutor responsible for the Business & Commercial Law Clinic.
Victoria graduated from Northumbria University with a LLB (Hons) Law Exempting degree in 2006. She completed a training contract with a leading North East based commercial firm of solicitors and qualified into their corporate team. Victoria returned to Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer and Student Law Office supervisor in 2013. Victoria’s role involves teaching a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Law and Business Faculty including Company Law, Law of Business Associations and Business Rights and Responsibilities. Her academic role also involves the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
Both Elaine and Victoria have been the recipients of a number of Student Led Teaching Awards for their work in the Student Law Office. For two years running, they have both received nominations for Best Supervisor. They often co-present and co-author academic work, focussing on their experience as clinical supervisors. Their latest article, published in the Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, is ‘Cultivating 21st century law graduates through creativity in the curriculum’.