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taught by experts, our research-led programmes inspire and challenge students to reach their potential

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Established in 1892

Liverpool Law School is one of the oldest law departments in the UK. We are committed to contributing, through the excellence of our research and policy work, to critical exploration of the role of law in promoting, or inhibiting, social justice. We strive for social relevance and to influence public debate and policy at the local, national, European and international levels.

Inspiring tomorrow's legal professionals

It's because our research informs our teaching that we provide a rigorous intellectual and practical introduction to the professional workplace, as a basis for pursuing legal, academic or other fulfilling careers.

Prof Warren Barr, the new Interim Dean for the School of Law and Social Justice


Interim-Dean appointed to School of Law and Social Justice

The School of Law and Social Justice is delighted to announce the appointment of an Interim Dean, Professor Warren Barr, from 1 August 2021 for a period of 12 months.  Warren, currently the Head of the Law Department at Liverpool, will take over from Professor Debra Morris, who steps down after serving seven years as Dean of the School, Debra returns to the role of Professor of Charity Law and Policy in the Law Department and will also be co-chair of the University Athena Swan Steering Group.