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Southampton Law School

Studying with us

Whether you are a postgraduate student looking to further your research, or an individual or company wanting to ensure your legal knowledge is up-to-the-minute, then take a look at our professional development training and see what we can do to help you.

Professional development
Professional development

Our internationally–respected academics are experienced in global law and are frequently involved in helping develop legislation across the world. They are regularly called upon to help consult on national, European and International law and many are leading authors who have written definitive books and articles that are shaping the law today.

By studying with us, you can benefit from this outstanding teaching and make use of our excellent facilities including superb electronic resources enabling you to access materials from around the world.

Postgraduate opportunities

At Southampton Law School we are renowned for our first-class legal research that has contributed to the wide range of postgraduate taught programmes and module choices and research opportunities that we offer our postgraduate students.

We have a thriving postgraduate community across the University and a stimulating environment in which to pursue your research. You will have access to our excellent facilities and will be mentored and supported by a dedicated academic expert.

Professional development courses and training

At Southampton Law School we are looking to expand the range of professional development training that we can offer individuals and businesses around the globe.

Our Institute of Maritime Law already runs a wide range of courses and seminars and undertakes consultancy on all aspects of maritime and shipping law. They have a good reputation for delivering excellent training to private companies, individuals and students of maritime law. The Institute has also been commissioned by a variety of associations, corporations and law firms to advise on UK, foreign, public international and convention law.

We are committed to expanding this training across the Law School, providing professional development in many areas of law.

Contact us to find out how we can help with your or your company's training needs.

Research Institutes

Institute for Law and the Web (ILAWS)

Health Ethics and Law (HEAL)

Insurance Law Research Group (ILRG)

Institute of Maritime Law (IML)

Institute of Criminal Justice Research (ICJR)

The academics in this area are among the leaders in their field and offered high quality tuition based on their cutting-edge research.

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