School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law is a dynamic place for research, teaching and learning.

We have around 50 full-time academic staff and a student population of about 1,000 across undergraduate and postgraduate study.

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

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

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The school was ranked 5th in the country by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016

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Latest news

Faculty schools host EU Referendum Debate

The Faculty of Social Sciences hosted an EU Referendum Debate to provide a scholarly debate on the issues around the forthcoming national vote on the UK remaining in, or leaving, the European Union.
27 April 2016

Nottingham 4th most successful university at producing partners of leading law firms

Research by Laurence Simons has discovered which universities have produced the most partners in Magic Circle and Silver Circle Law firms.
26 April 2016

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Criminal Justice expertise at The University of Nottingham

Upcoming events

Beaten Bad - A Research Seminar

12 May 2016 (18:00-19:30)
Highfield House A01, University Park
Dr Chandre Gould, Senior Research Fellow, Governance Crime and Justice at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria

7th Public Procurement Research Students' Conference

08 (00:00) - 09 September 2016 (00:00)
School of Law, University of Nottingham
The PPRG is pleased to announce it will be holding the 7th Public Procurement Research Students' Conference on 8-9 September 2016.

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School of Law

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5700
fax: +44 (0)115 951 5696