School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law is a dynamic place for research, teaching and learning.

We have around 50 full-time academic staff and a student population of about 1,000 across undergraduate and postgraduate study.

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.

The school is situated on the beautiful University Park Campus - the perfect location for studying, accessing first-class facilities, and the hub of student life.

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The school was ranked 5th in the country by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016

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Latest news

Publication of Sue Arrowsmith's paper on Brexit and public procurement

Sue Arrowsmith's White Paper on the implications of Brexit for public procurement regulation in the UK has now been published by Achilles Information.
28 September 2016

Opportunities for students in 2016-2017

Each year the Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) offers University of Nottingham students the opportunity to get involved in the projects and events of the Centre.
27 September 2016

Achilles Renews Sponsorship of Professor Sue Arrowsmith and Global Revolution Conference

Achilles has recently renewed its sponsorship of the Chair of Sue Arrowsmith for a further three years.
23 September 2016

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Upcoming events

Professor Catherine Redgwell: 'General Principles of International Law for the 21st Century'

05 October 2016 (17:30-18:30)
B55, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Part of the International Law Association Regional Seminar Series.

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 5700