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Nottingham Law School

With over 50 years' experience supporting students, we are one of the UK's largest and most established law schools. Delivering first-class teaching, fantastic facilities and flexible courses, we support legal professionals at every stage of their careers.

We pride ourselves on our dynamic and personal Law School community, creating many fantastic opportunities for our students. The Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre, our unique and ground-breaking teaching law firm, provides a number of pro bono activities. Other school community activities include mooting, volunteering, work experience, overseas placements, summer schools, guest lectures, careers skills workshops, professional and networking lunches, prize giving ceremonies and much more.

Our courses are accredited or approved by a range of professional bodies, including the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board, Intellectual Property Regulation Board and Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, and our extensive links with the legal and other professions both at home and overseas, reflect and inform the design of our course portfolio and ensure that we continue to lead the way in legal education.

What's coming up

23

Mar

NLS Ian Hutton Memorial Moot 2021

Online,

19

Jun

Centre for Legal Education Conference 2020 - Conference postponed

TBC, TBC, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, United Kingdom, NG1 4BU

26

Apr

IP strategy for FinTech start-ups and SMEs

Online,

27

May

The new route to qualification for solicitors

Online,

14

Dec

Flashpoints: Human Rights, Law & Religion

Online,

17

Jun

Annual Conference on the intersection of Corporate Law and Technology

Online,

Our Research Groups and Centres

Centre for Legal Education

Centre for Legal Education

Nottingham Law School's Centre for Legal Education drives the Law School's excellence and innovation in academic and professional legal education.

Informing Dispute Resolution (Best) Practice in the Civil Justice and Insolvency Practitioner Fields

Researchers at NTU have influenced debate and impacted on practice in dispute resolution frameworks over a number of years.

Centre for Advocacy

Centre for Advocacy

The Centre for Advocacy builds upon Nottingham Law School's expertise in the design and delivery of advocacy training and aims to promote and develop the study of the practice and training of advocates.

Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution

The mission of the Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution is to be at the vanguard of public and academic debate about mediation

Insolvency Law and Practice in Certain African States and the UK

Research by the Centre for Business and Insolvency Law is helping to increase investor confidence and economic stability through its influence on law-making in Africa and on legal practice in the UK.

Centre for Business and Insolvency Law

Centre for Business and Insolvency Law

The Centre for Business and Insolvency Law (CBIL) was founded in 2012 and brings together expertise in legal and business practice, both nationally and internationally, addressing important challenges and contributing to debates.

Health Law and Ethics Group

Health Law and Ethics Group

The Group is led by Dr Austen Garwood-Gowers whose main areas of interest are medical use of the human body (especially organ transplantation but also medical research and bio-banking) and health related dignity and rights issues.

Centre for Rights and Justice

Centre for Rights and Justice

The Centre for Rights and Justice (CRJ) was established in 2013. It is an inclusive Centre with a diverse membership, bringing together research, practice and scholarship, in the broad areas of human rights and criminal justice.

Intellectual Property Research Group

Intellectual Property Research Group

Intellectual property rights are property rights in something intangible and they reward innovation and creative activity. The Intellectual Property Research Group is led by Janice Denoncourt and aims to lead research in this field within the East Midlands region.

Mapping the Changing Face of Cross-Examination

Mapping the Changing Face of Cross-Examination

This exciting new project, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, analyses the impact of recent changes in law and policy on the conduct of cross-examination of vulnerable and intimidated witnesses in criminal trials.

Featured Facility

Courtrooms

Our courts are a great way to prepare yourself for a career in legal services – there's no better practice. Through mock trials and mooting, you’ll develop your presentation and research skills, building confidence as you go.

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