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Victoria Elizabeth Gleason

Senior Lecturer and Student Law Office Supervisor

Department: Northumbria Law School

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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.

In addition to her academic duties, Victoria works in the Law School’s award winning Student Law Office supervising students who provide free legal advice in respect of company/commercial and business matters. Recent work has included provision of corporate governance advice, drafting of commercial contracts and intellectual property advice.  Victoria and a colleague, Elaine Campbell,  have  set up a blog for the business and commercial clinic in the Student Law Office with the aim of encouraging their students to contribute articles of interest.  The blog was recently shortlisted for the Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize. You can find the blog by visiting: . 

Victoria is a practising solicitor and Fellow of the HEA.

Administrative and Other Responsibilities

Victoria is currently the acting Programme Leader for the GDL Distance Learning Programme and Module Leader for the Company Law and Business Rights and Responsibilities modules. She also acts as a guidance tutor for both home and international students. 

Victoria  was heavily involved in a student engagement and widening participation project, NU Law, which involved working collaboratively with colleagues in the Faculty’s IT and marketing teams. Read more here.

Twitter: @vegleason

Campus Address

City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 243 7845


LLB (Hons) Exempting Degree

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Victoria’s main area of research interest is company law with a particular emphasis on  social enterprise,  their legal structures and Community Interest Companies (CICs) in particular. She is a member of  the Faculty’s Risk, Responsibility, Ethics and Governance Research Interest Group.

Victoria  also has an interest in clinical legal education and is a member of the Legal Education & Professional Skills research group (LEAPs) and a reviewer for the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education.


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