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Siobhan McConnell

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

  Siobhan also works closely with the careers team to provide careers support to undergraduate students in the Law School.

Siobhan trained as a solicitor at commercial law firm Muckle LLP in Newcastle.  Siobhan specialised in commercial and corporate finance work for a number of years, eventually becoming an associate solicitor.  Siobhan later worked as an associate lecturer in law for the Open University before joining Northumbria University in September 2010.



Campus Address

Room 305
City Campus East 1

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  • Commercial awareness and the law student journey into the legal profession – definitional challenges and the lived experience of the graduate interview, McConnell, S. 2023, In: International Journal of the Legal Profession
  • How do law students develop commercial awareness? Listening to the student voice on the roles of the law school and the law student in developing commercial awareness, McConnell, S. 1 Apr 2023, In: Liverpool Law Review
  • Practice makes perfect? The role of a law school practice interview scheme in enhancing student employability, McConnell, S. 9 Aug 2023, How to Include Employability in the Law School, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • A Study of Supervisor and Student Views on the Role of Clinical Legal Education in Developing Commercial Awareness, McConnell, S. 31 Oct 2022, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • A systematic review of commercial awareness in the context of the employability of law students in England and Wales, McConnell, S. Jun 2022, In: European Journal of Legal Education
  • Enhancing Solidarity through the Policy Clinic at Northumbria University, McConnell, S., Bengtsson, L. 6 Jun 2022, 8th ENCLE Conference 2022
  • Building a Policy Clinic Network – CLEO Workshop 13th May 2021, Dunn, R., Bengtsson, L., McConnell, S. 22 Apr 2021, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Contractual liability for defective Internet of Things (IoT) products - What can the UK learn from the EU approach?, McConnell, S. 21 Jan 2021, In: Revue européenne de droit de la consommation/ European Journal of Consumer Law
  • The Policy Clinic at Northumbria University: Influencing Policy/Law Reform as an Effective Educational Tool for Students, Bengtsson, L., Dunn, R., McConnell, S. 30 Jun 2020, In: International Journal of Clinical Legal Education
  • Empowering Small Businesses – the new Small Business Commissioner, McConnell, S. 1 Jan 2018, In: Company Secretary's Review

  • PGCert March 26 2015
  • Law PGDip September 01 1997
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015

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