School of Law


The School of Law's ethos combines preeminent scholarship with a friendly, inclusive collegiality incorporating all students and staff into a single, cohesive intellectual community.

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Alongside the broad range of research areas pursued by our staff, the school is home to six research centres and groups as well as respected journals such as the Human Rights Law Review and the Public Procurement Law Review. We welcome academic visitors and are proud of our well-established JC Smith Trust Fund Visiting Scholar scheme.

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Research centres

Our research centres and groups broadly focus on conflict, security, and terrorism; criminal law and criminal justice; human rights; and public procurement.

Ozlem Ulgen

Inspiring people

Dr Ozlem Ulgen is Associate Professor in Law specialising in the law, ethics and regulation of AI and robotics; moral and legal philosophy; and public international law.

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Staff supervision areas

Applicants are welcome to contact the named members of staff in the School of Law if they wish to discuss a particular topic for their PhD.


Research events

Competition Law in Times of Crises: Is State Back?

12 March 2024 (13:00-15:00)
B55 Law & Social Sciences Building
This paper explores unprecedented and divergent cluster of challenges facing Competition Law and Policy as a system.
In the Research Excellence Framework 2021, 85% of our research was ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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Professor Amanda Griffiths
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School of Law

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

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