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About Law

Newcastle Law School is a small school with big ambition. We're committed to delivering excellence in teaching and world-leading research.

Research-led teaching

We've taught Law at Newcastle University for almost a century.

As part of Newcastle University, we are a founding member of the Russell Group.

The Russell Group is an association of the UK's 24 leading universities.

It maintains the very best research, outstanding teaching and learning experience.

Our academic staff are at the forefront of research, which informs our teaching.

A law student listens during a lecture.

Law, Innovation and Society

Our world-leading research engages all areas under our Law, Innovation and Society theme. This includes the areas of:

  • technology law and data
  • constitutionalism and governance
  • law and obligations
  • environmental challenges and law
  • business law and governance
  • empirical research and rights
  • lawyering and justice
We look at technology, human rights and privacy laws.

Benefits of studying with us

We have links with organisations, regionally, nationally and internationally. These broad networks allow us to offer a rich student experience.

Study with us and you will you’ll be joining a close knit community of staff and students and enjoy:

  • research-led teaching delivered by experts in their field
  • opportunities to take part in pro bono and a host of other community initiatives
  • a great student experience boosting your employability
  • strong networks with the legal and other professions
  • a chance to study abroad at world-leading international law schools
  • a dedicated law library
A law student studies in the dedicated law library.

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