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Southampton Law School


At Southampton Law School we are proud of our track record of educating tomorrow’s legal leaders. Many of our talented graduates go on to gain influential positions as judges, politicians and senior practitioners in some of the world’s top law firms.

Our expertise is also making a difference to global legislation through advising and consulting with businesses, governments, international law firms and other global agencies.

Our world-class academics and researchers ensure that our programmes feature the latest legislation and that companies and individuals are kept up-to-date with the current changes in the law.

Here we look at some of the Law School's latest and most significant achievements:

Shaping insurance law

The Law School is a leading centre for research in, and teaching of insurance law worldwide. Informa Senior Research Fellow Johanna Hjalmarsson and Research Fellow Mateusz Bek are working on a major project to advise UK policymakers how to provide insurance cover for people who live in the worst 'at risk' areas.

2021 Research Excellence Framework rankings

Southampton Law School is proud that 81% of all research in the School classified as either "world leading" or "internationally excellent". The proportion of staff producing "world leading" research is 35% (a significant increase from 16% in 2014) and the School's overall ranking position of 26th represents a significant improvement of our position by 12 places from 38th in 2014.

In terms of outputs, we are now in the 16th place in the ranking, which places us in the top 25% Law Schools, with 45% of all outputs submitted considered to be "world-leading" and 81% considered to be either "world leading" or "internationally excellent". Additionally, 83% of our research impact was rated "world leading" or "internationally excellent", with a GPA score of 3.17.

Mooting at Southampton Law School

Southampton Law School hosted the 14th Maritime Law Arbitration Moot, with the final taking place at the Supreme Court in London.

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