• Grey (Law) Standard Membership£3.00
  • Grey (Law) Associate Membership£3.00

About Us

Welcome to the Grey Society!


We are the official law society here at Northumbria, and we have 3 key goals:

  • Help you become employable
  • Create a social atmosphere for you to make friends and have fun
  • Contribute to the community with events in charity, equality and diversity.

Whether you are a law student or just interested in the Law, we have events that are perfect for you!


Meet the committee: 












PRESIDENT: Shannon Richardson ( [4th year M Law Exempting (BPTC)]

'As president, it's my job to make sure you all have a fab time and learn something new! I am the facilitator of the society and make sure the committee runs wonderfully, our events are ran perfectly, you guys feel heard in the society and that we can expand on what we do across the uni and the country. No pressure then...'

TREASURER: Meagan Leightley ( [2nd year M Law Exempting]

'Hey, I’m the treasurer which means it’s my job to deal with society funds. This means I have to ensure we have enough money to put on all fabulous events through out the year! If you have any questions about the society or events just let me know!'

SECRETARY: Jodie Peace ( [3rd year LLB]

'Hi, I can answer any questions you have or if you require any information regarding society events or the society as a whole, feel free to contact me anytime.'

EMPLOYABILITY OFFICERS: Lucy Todd ( & Kenar Usman ( [Both: 2nd year M Law Exempting]

'As your Employability dream team, it is our job to provide some great sessions on employability, these can range from talking you through application processes, to our great annual networking event. We aim to provide you with a range of opportunities to bolster your CV and are always here to lend a helping hand on all employability questions.'

SOCIAL SECRETARY: Zoe Norton ( [3rd year M Law Exempting]

'Hey! As the Social Secretary its my job to organise and plan social events throughout the year from bar crawls to sober socials as well as many other fantastic events. However my role isn't just limited by socials, if you need any help or guidance throughout the year, please don't hesitate to give me a shout, and I look forward to working with you all for this upcoming year!'



Coming up:


Employability - Our employability officers have a range of sessions organised to develop your skills.

  • How to network - The in's and out's of speaking to professionals
  • The networking event - The opportunity to infiltrate a whole venue of professionals!
  • Professional panels - Experts dicussing topics like solicitor vs barrister and interview skills


Socials - We are organising a range of events for you to get together and have fun

  • Freshers bar crawl - New to Newcastle or looking to mingle? We will give you a tour of the toon before uni kicks in!
  • Halloween bar crawl - Who doesn't love to dress up? Get spooky and have a laugh on this frightingly fab time of year
  • Ice skating - Whether you are an expert or complete bambi on ice, come along and join us for a fun festive time
  • Christmas meal - Get together for christmas crackers and wholesome food before breaking up for christmas 
  • The annual law ball - A chance to get glammed up and sum up the year before summer


Charity - The nominated charity we will be raising money for this year is Mind, but our quest to community development doesn't end there...

  • The charity quiz - This is your chance to win some prizes, get competitive and contribute to our fab cause this year
  • Charity movie night - A chilled night and fab opportunity to do something fun for a fab cause
  • Charity bake sale - Do you want to bake or just cram your face? Either way, watch out for our delicious delights



We are recruiting for the following positions:

COMMITTEE: Charity, equality and diversity officer;

  • Organise fundraisers for our chosen charity Mind
  • Encourage a diverse and inclusive culture within the law school and the legal profession

REPRESENTATIVES: Foundation & First Year, Post Graduate, Non-Law, Open Place (do you represent a marginalised or diverse group?).

  • Represent the views and opinions of your co-hort/group at committee meetings
  • Spread the word about the society and advertise our event

Are you interested? Get in contact if you have any questions or notify us of your interest to run by email before Wednesday 16th October 2019, 5pm. For representative positions, please send 1 side of A4 giving the reasons you would like to be selected. These roles will be elected by committee.

For the committee position, you will be required to make a short speech which will then be put on our social media. The members will then vote for who they want elected. Speeches and applications will be given at the EGM on Thursday 17th October 2019. Voting will close at Friday 18th October 2019, 5pm and results announced shortly after.


Get in touch:

If you have any questions, feel free to email any of our committee or contact us on:

  • Email:
  • Facebook: @nsugreysoc
  • Instagram: @nsugreysoc

Hope to see you soon!

The Grey Society





Professional panel - solicitor vs. barrister?
Not sure which path is the one for you? Our professional panel will be able to help you out! Practicing barristers and solicitors will be coming in to talk about how they got into their profession and answering your questions on which way to go.
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