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

Dr Georgopoulos gives interview on the early UK Elections and the possible impact on Brexit Negotiations

Dr Aris Georgopoulos gave an interview to Armedia where he discussed the early UK Elections and the possible impact on Brexit Negotiations.
25 April 2017

Recent School of Law graduate publishes in the Journal of Media Law

Louisa Taylor, who studied as an undergraduate at the School of Law from to 2012 to 2016, has had an article based on her undergraduate dissertation published in the 2017 Journal of Media Law.
24 April 2017

Professor Derclaye speaks about copyright on BBC Radio 4

Professor Derclaye speaks about copyright on BBC Radio 4.
21 April 2017

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Upcoming events

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.

Populism, Markets, Expertise: Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth

04 May 2017 (09:30-18:30)
University of Warwick
This conference aims to address issues of social-scientific expertise and claims for authority in the light of recent political events and the rise of populism in Europe, the US, and elsewhere.

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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