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Siobhan McConnell

Senior Lecturer

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

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A systematic review of commercial awareness in the context of the employability of law students in England and Wales, McConnell, S. 8 Dec 2021, In: European Journal of Legal Education
  • 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
  • Consumer Law - what happens after Brexit?, McConnell, S. 1 Nov 2017, In: Company Secretary's Review
  • Consumer law - update, McConnell, S. 1 Jul 2016, In: Tolley's CSR Company Service
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015 - a new regime for digital content, McConnell, S. 1 Aug 2015, In: Company Secretary's Review
  • Commercial Awareness – what is it and can we teach it?, McConnell, S., Campbell, E. May 2014, Northumbria Research Conference
  • Consumer Rights, McConnell, S. 1 Sep 2014, In: Tolley's CSR Company Service


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

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