We are getting ready to welcome our new Year 4 MLaw students into the Student Law Office. This year, we will have four Business & Commercial firms. Each firm is typically comprised of six students. In the Student Law Office, our students are exposed to working with real clients under the supervision of qualified solicitors … Continue reading Can we help you?
This year has been particularly exciting for students Elena and Dan who have been lucky enough to work with a group of British engineers who are set to take the security and counter terrorism markets by storm. OpenWorks Engineering Ltd, founded in July 2015, has invented a system that offers security operators a ground-breaking alternative … Continue reading Sky’s the limit for OpenWorks!
It’s that time of year again where students who have been working in the Student Law Office begin to prepare for life after university. Following on from Abbie’s welcome post in November, it seems fitting to reflect on the work we have completed this year – and what a year it’s been! We have been … Continue reading Farewell from the 2015/16 firms!
In this two part series, Perri Byrne and Liam Faulkner are taking us on a whistle stop tour of trade marks. In Part 1, Perri explained what a trade mark is and the benefits of registration. Here, in Part 2, Liam looks at how to register a trade mark. In the highly competitive business world … Continue reading Trade Marks 101: Part 2
Deciding to set up your own business can be an exciting yet daunting experience. You’ve come up with your business plan, but do you know what medium your business will take? Are you going to go it alone as a sole trader? How about a partnership? Maybe register as a company limited by shares? This … Continue reading Which business medium is best for you?
In February 2015, we blogged about the new Consumer Rights Bill. On 1st October 2015, the Consumer Rights Act came into force. This post is designed to provide a brief update on the new legislation. What does the Consumer Rights Act cover? Previously, the legal relationship between businesses and consumers was governed by numerous different … Continue reading The new Consumer Rights Act: some key issues
A number of SLO business & commercial students recently attended a fantastic event at the Business & IP Centre, Newcastle, called ‘Inspiring Entrepreneurs’ . It featured a live link-up to the British Library in London where a panel of business leaders answered questions from the audience and via twitter. The event was lit up by … Continue reading Inspiring Entrepreneurs #RiseWithUs