Research at Nottingham Law School

At Nottingham Law School at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), we have a large, active, highly skilled and internationally recognised research culture.

Nottingham Law School – buildings, facilities and resources

Located on our City Campus in the heart of Nottingham city centre, Nottingham Law School is one of the largest university law schools in the UK, with an outstanding and long established reputation for delivering excellent legal education. This is underpinned by our close relationships with the legal profession, strength in legal research and outstanding facilities.

  • We have a purpose-built Legal Advice Centre and dedicated environmental law service providing high quality legal advice and information to the local community.
  • Our researchers are nationally and internationally recognised.
  • Many of our teaching staff are experienced lawyers and some are still in practice.
  • Our excellent facilities include a suite of courtrooms and extensive law library.

Six research centres provide the focus for our research:

In addition, we have less formal research clusters in:

Our research has an impact on lives and society through its effect on people affected by the law and its impact upon policy makers and practitioners. The methodologies we use range from scholarship to empirical research (including both qualitative and quantitative).

Our researchers have many links in the UK and across the globe. We receive external income from a number of sources, including the research councils, Government departments and the European Union.

We have a programme of research seminars, given by internal and external speakers. We also publish two issues of a peer-reviewed journal each year.

Research opportunities

We would be interested to receive proposals in a wide range of legal areas, in particular the following:

  • Conflict, Rights and Justice
  • Legal Education and Legal Practice
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Advocacy
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Sports Law
  • Business and Insolvency.

You can find out more as well as details of how to apply on our research degrees in law page.

The PhD supervisory team are fantastic and really enthusiastic, and their expertise has also helped strengthened my research capabilities in complex fields.

Abdulmalik Badamasuiy, Law LLM, PhD

Nottingham Law Journal

At Nottingham Law School we also publish the peer-reviewed Nottingham Law Journal . The journal consists of articles, case notes and critical commentary relevant to a range of legal fields, many of which address issues of contemporary legal significance.

Contact us

If you have any queries, please contact:

Tom Lewis
Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2691

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