Celebrating School Success
Birmingham Law School is celebrating a series of staff, student, and School successes. CEPLER was recently shortlisted for a top Pro Bono award, while the School shot up the rankings in the 2017 Guardian University League Table, and has been named one of the world's Top 100 law schools.
Success in the Guardian University League Table
The University and Birmingham Law School celebrated a league table rise in the recent Guardian University rankings. Overall, the University has risen from 17th to 13th, which is fantastic news. The Birmingham Law School also saw an impressive rise of 12 places in the league table.
Birmingham Law School in top 100
Birmingham Law School has also been named one of the world’s Top 100 law schools in the QS World Rankings. These rankings are released annually and based on academic reputation, reputation among employers, and research impact. For Law Schools within the United Kingdom, Birmingham is ranked joint eleventh.
Head of School, Professor Robert Lee, remarked that “Birmingham Law School’s inclusion among the top law schools in the world reflects a continuation of the School’s long tradition of research excellence and intellectual ambition, which underpins the educational experience of those who study with us”.
Pro Bono Award success
The Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER) were delighted when the Birmingham Law School was recently shortlisted for a special pro bono award in the category of Best Contribution by a Law School at the Pro Bono awards.
The awards, run by Law Works with the Support of the Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP, recognise the outstanding pro bono work carried out by students and Law Schools across the UK.