About Birmingham Law School

The University of Birmingham crest on the Aston Webb building

For over 80 years Birmingham Law School has made a major contribution to teaching and scholarship. Our academic staff are amongst the country's most eminent legal scholars and are regular contributors to the scholarly literature on the law.

The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise put Birmingham Law School seventh in the country for world-leading and internationally excellent research. Published on 18 December 2008, the results secured the School’s position in the front rank of British law schools. Together with the School’s consistently strong performance in the National Student Survey, they underline the School’s strength across the legal curriculum, the top class teaching it provides and the extent of its contribution to policy making and our understanding of the modern world.

Birmingham Law School in 2013-14: