Newcastle Law School

Research

Newcastle Law School is a leading research based law school. This reputation reflects both the intellectual achievements of its staff, as well as the vigour of its collective research ethos.

Expertise

We can boast a number of recognised international and national experts from a wide variety of legal scholarship; ranging from domestic private and public law, to international and European law, as well as contextual, socio-legal and theoretical legal studies. Recent publications by members of the Law School bear witness to the variety and the depth of this expertise.

Interdisciplinary Research

The Law School has institutional recognition for its expertise in the areas of environmental law, human rights law and financial regulation. The University's Institute for Sustainability adds impetus to the Law School's existing interdisciplinary research within environmental law.

Many of our staff take an active part in the work of the following units:

Current Research & Publications

To see a complete list of research and published work by Newcastle Law School staff please visit our pages here

Study

Our postgraduate programmes, both the taught and research based, are informed by these cross-disciplinary and transnational studies, providing our students with an opportunity to participate fully in the research culture of the Law School. A good example is our cross-disciplinary Contested Common Land Project.

To complement our research activity, each year, the Law School hosts a variety of conferences and runs a varied and active programme of themed seminars.