Members of staff work with leading firms in London and the regions, private industry and consultancies, and governmental institutions and non-governmental organisations across the UK and wider world.
With a full-time academic staff of more than 50 and a total student population of about 1,000, the School of Law is a dynamic place of research, teaching and learning. Many of our academic staff have international reputations in their fields, and all are active researchers and teachers.
We have well-established research centres which examine human rights, treaty law, criminal justice, international law and security, and public procurement law.
Law research areas include:
- Commercial law
- Criminal justice
- Environmental law
- European law
- Human rights
- Intellectual property law
- International law
- Maritime law
- Public procurement
Midlands Graduate School
Nottingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students each year.
- The School of Law is consistently ranked among the world's top law schools, placing in the top 100 worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017
- 81% of our research considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework
- 96.6% of law postgraduates secured work or further study within six months of graduation