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Southampton Law School

Students huddle around laptop in the library law collection

Our community has an international reputation for excellence in education and research. We are ranked in the top 100 worldwide Universities by the QS World University Rankings 2022.

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. Our academics are shaping the future through their research by engaging with the legal profession, business leaders and policymakers across the world. We work with leading law firms and other global organisations to make sure our programmes provide the most relevant and up-to-date content. 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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 Top 100
worldwide university

QS World University Rankings, 2022

 Top 20
UK research institution

Research Excellence Framework, 2014

of our research has been rated world-leading or internationally excellent

Research Excellence Framework, 2014



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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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