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Southampton Law School

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Southampton Law School is a global Law School, firmly rooted in the UK with an international reputation for excellence in education, research and enterprise.

Our programmes are challenging and inspiring, providing the advanced legal knowledge and critical thinking and communication needed to succeed in today's fast-paced world. We aim to deliver graduates who are curious, critical, ethical and environmentally responsible and who have the ability to flourish in a globally challenging environment. Our academics are shaping the future through their responses to global challenges by engaging with the legal profession, business leaders and policymakers across the world. Our close links to London allow easy access to the UK’s legal and commercial hub and to major law firms.

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Law research centres
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 Top 100
worldwide university

QS World University Rankings, 2022

 Top 20
UK research institution

Research Excellence Framework, 2014

of our outputs are either world leading or internationally excellent

Research Excellence Framework 2021



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Student office

Southampton Law School, Building 4 University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ UK
We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, UK time
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