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 9th in the UK by the QS World University Rankings 2016 (41st worldwide), and are 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 and postgraduate 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

Solferino or Paris? IHL Annual Lecture to be delivered by Professor Eyal Benvenisti

HRLC is pleased to announce that Professor Eyal Benvenisti, University of Cambridge, will deliver HRLC's International Humanitarian Law Unit's Annual Lecture.
24 October 2016

APP returns to Nottingham for Course on Imprisonment and Human Rights

From 18 to 20 October, HRLC introduced three Kenyan Fellows from the African Prisons Project (APP) to the topic of Imprisonment and Human Rights in a three-day short course.
21 October 2016

Dr Aris Georgopoulos to give a talk at the EURONAVAL - ECCO Symposium

Dr Aris Georgopoulos has been invited to give a talk at the EURONAVAL - ECCO (European Club for Countertrade and Offset) Symposium on 20 October in Paris.
20 October 2016

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Upcoming events

Sport: Its Human Rights Implications

26 October 2016 (16:00-17:30)
B1 Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Professor Joseph's lecture will focus on the multiple links between sport and human rights, and an Olympic year provides a good opportunity to take stock.

A Century of Crime: Judicial Politics and the Rule of Law

27 October 2016 (18:00-19:30)
B63, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Sir John Smith Lecture in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

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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