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Nottingham Law School

Celebrating 60 years of excellence in legal education


With 60 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.

Through our on-campus teaching law firm, NLS Legal, students spanning all years and courses could gain real-word experience through supporting the running of our regulated law firm, and work on real cases under the supervision of experienced lawyers.

Celebrating 60 years of legal excellence

With 60 years’ experience nurturing students into exceptional legal professionals, we’re one of the UK’s largest and most established law schools, with an outstanding reputation for excellence in legal education. This 60-year milestone reflects our success to date and has been driven by our innovative approach to the teaching and practice of law, our world-class pioneering research and our commitment to social justice.


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.

Authentic facilities, authentic experiences

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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