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Dr 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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  • Improve children’s legal knowledge and skills through School Tasking: your time starts now, Stuthers, A., McConnell, S. 2 Jan 2024, In: The Law Teacher
  • Practice makes perfect? The role of a law school practice interview scheme in enhancing student employability, McConnell, S. 8 Mar 2024, How to Include Employability in the Law School, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Technological challenges for modern law school pedagogy – preparing graduates for the modern legal workplace, Alexander, J., McConnell, S., Mitchell, R., McGrane, A. 2 Jan 2024, In: The Law Teacher
  • The Benefits and Challenges of the Policy Clinic Model of Clinical Legal Education, McConnell, S., Bengtsson, L., Dunn, R. 12 Apr 2024, In: European Journal of Legal Education
  • 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
  • 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

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

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