School of Law

Research Areas

The School of Law has six research centres and groups, which broadly focus on conflict, security, and terrorism; commercial law, criminal law and criminal justice; human rights; and public procurement.

As well as the School of Law's research centres and groups, our academics also focus on a number of research areas, including: environmental law; family and child law; intellectual property law; legal theory; maritime law; mental health and mental capacity law; private international law; public law; public international law; and, socio-legal history.

Information about some of our features research areas:

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Covid-19 research

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Family and Child Law

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Maritime Law

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Intellectual Property Law

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Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law

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Public International Law



School of Law

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

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