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

University of Nottingham Law Blog goes live

Last week, members of the PhD community of the School of Law launched the University of Nottingham Law Blog.
22 March 2017

ELSA Nottingham wins award for Most Active Local Group

At the ELSA National Council Meeting XVI in London this weekend, ELSA Nottingham received the award for 'Most Active Local Group 2016/17' in the new ELSA UK Awards.
20 March 2017

PhD Viva Success: Auriane Botte

Congratulations to Auriane Botte has passed her PhD Viva examination.
17 March 2017

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Upcoming events

18th Annual Student Human Rights Conference 2017 LGBT+ rights in the 21st Century: Free and Equal?

25 March 2017 (10:00-17:00)
Highfield House, University Park
The Conference aims to look at the advancements made in the application of human rights law for LGBT+ people, and will critically evaluate whether all are 'free and equal'.

Business Leaders Series 3 April 2017 - Andrew Griffith

03 April 2017 (17:30-19:00)
6 Triumph Road, GlaxoSmithKline Building for Sustainable Chemistry, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG7 2GA., The Winter Garden
Andrew Griffith is Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Sky.

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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