Law (UoA 20)

The majority of research in this UoA is officially classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

The following academic unit forms the submission to UoA 20:

The School adopted a new research strategy in 2009 to support its ambitious research agenda with the exploration of three themes regarding a view of the academic lawyer as:

  • an architect of social structures
  • one who exercises the sociological imagination
  • one for whom interdisciplinary modes of engagement are likely to be fruitful

The School enriches its research through a number of research groups. Find out about projects and staff involved:

Our impact case studies illustrate broad themes that run through the research-related activity of colleagues and research groups in the School.


Find out about all our REF 2014 results.