The School of Law at Queen Mary, University of London is one of six law schools in the federal University of London.
We are firmly established as a centre of national and international excellence in legal study and research.
The School is ranked seventh in the England and third in London for Law, based on the percentage of our staff rated 3* & 4* (4* being the highest) in the UK government 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, denoting research excellence of international importance. Read more about our research.
Following continued successes in various league table rankings, The School of Law at Queen Mary recently excelled in the Guardian’s University 2012 Guide. The School was ranked 4th in the UK for law. This is an even higher assessment than the Times Good University Guide 2012 and the Complete University Guide both of which placed us seventh overall in the UK.
In the most recent National Student Survey (NSS) 2011, the School of Law scored an impressive 96 per cent for student satisfaction. We outperformed the top ranking law faculties within the Russell Group of British Universities as well as the 1994 group of British Universities.
About the School of Law
The School of Law consists of two departments:
The Department of Law
The Department of Law covers the full spectrum of legal studies and is based at the University's Mile End campus.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS)
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) specialises in the knowledge and skills in commercial law that can be placed at the service of government, public bodies, overseas institutions, the legal profession, industry and commerce. CCLS is based in Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Our academic staff are actively involved in public affairs in the UK, European institutions and international bodies, and have leading roles in legal scholarship.We have close links with law firms and leading members of the law professions in the UK and overseas. Some are involved in our teaching and others support students and activities within the school.
We organise major conferences, workshops and seminars and opportunities for continuing professional development (CPD).
Service to the community
We continue Queen Mary's long-standing tradition of service to the local community. Our undergraduate Legal Advice Centre is run with the help of students from the School of Law and offers free legal advice to members of the public.