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.

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Postgraduate Taught (LLM)

Join a cohort of diverse, international and ambitious students, taught by expert teachers who are renowned for publishing world-leading research in law.  We offer specialised legal research training and an exciting range of extra-curricular and careers opportunities to produce well-rounded, employable graduates.

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Pathways to Qualification

All our LL.B programmes satisfy the degree requirements laid down by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Routes to qualification as both a barrister and a solicitor, however, are changing. Our Director of Education, Dr Rob Stokes, explains what this means for our students.

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Liverpool Law Clinic

Under the supervision of our in-house legal team of qualified lawyers, final year Law students can attain direct, practical experience of advising or representing real clients with genuine cases. Learn more about the Liverpool Law Clinic.

Research Impact

Research Impact

Explore some of the ongoing research projects from the Liverpool Law School, and the real-life impact they have had.