School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law is highly regarded and consistently ranked among the best law schools.

We are ranked 9th in the UK by the QS World University Rankings 2016 (41st worldwide), and are also ranked 6th in terms of research power and intensity among UK law schools in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

We have around 50 full-time academic staff and around 1,000 students across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The school is situated on the beautiful University Park Campus, the hub of student life – the perfect location for studying and accessing facilities.


5th in the UK for law

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

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Latest news

Spotlight on the Pro Bono Society

As one of the largest student-led pro bono projects in the UK, The University of Nottingham's Pro Bono Society works in the local community and beyond.
15 February 2017

Online Registration Available for the 18th Annual Student Human Rights Conference

HRLC is pleased to announce that registration for HRLC's 18th Annual Student Conference, LGBT+ Rights in the 21st Century: Free and Equal?, is now open.
13 February 2017

The ICC at 15: Professor Olympia Bekou delivers LCIL Lecture

Professor Olympia Bekou, Head of HRLC's International Criminal Law Unit, will deliver a lecture at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge.
08 February 2017

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Upcoming events

Tort Guest Lecture: Hugh Potter, Director of Potter Rees Dolan Serious Injury Solicitors

28 February 2017 (10:00-10:50)
B62, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Hugh Potter, Director of Potter Rees Dolan Solicitors, will discuss one of his leading cases: Wilkinson v Churchill [2010] All ER (D) 171.

Towards an Educational Inquiry Network

08 March 2017 (13:30-16:30)
C45, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus
This exploratory afternoon workshop, hosted by the School of Education, aims to bring together colleagues from across the University who are interested in educational inquiry (EI) or the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).

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School of Law

Law and Social Sciences Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559