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 in the top 100 worldwide for law in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 and 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, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research 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

Criminal Justice Research Centre Newsletter - Spring 2017

The Criminal Justice Research Centre newsletter for Spring 2017 is now available.
24 March 2017

Spotlight on the Bar Society

At Nottingham, the Bar Society's aims and objectives are focused around a career at the Bar. Here Daniel Ogilvie, Vice President, tells us more about their work.
24 March 2017

University of Nottingham Law Blog goes live

Last week, members of the PhD community of the School of Law launched the University of Nottingham Law Blog.
22 March 2017

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Upcoming events

Business Leaders Series 3 April 2017 - Andrew Griffith

03 April 2017 (17:30-19:00)
6 Triumph Road, GlaxoSmithKline Building for Sustainable Chemistry, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG7 2GA., The Winter Garden
Andrew Griffith is Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Sky.

FREE Workshop 'Strategic Digital Marketing: How to Grow Your Business Online', London

26 April 2017 (09:00-13:00)
22 Tudor Street, London EC4Y 0AY, Perkbox Happiness Lab
Nottingham University Business School in association with expert Nottingham based digital marketing agency Impression, is delighted to bring you an opportunity to build your skills and professional knowledge in a key business area at this FREE Strategic Social Media Marketing Workshop exclusive to University of Nottingham alumni and associates.

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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