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LLM International Law student Georgia Sykes

The Law School

About the school

The Law School has a substantial history – we’ve been teaching Law at Hull since 1927 – and a wide network of alumni from around the world.

Our considerable research expertise in restorative justice, civil law, international and public law has always had a strong interest in justice – with a focus on social justice and criminal justice.

A forward-thinking Law School, we’ve invested heavily in creating the right environment for students – to build both academic knowledge of the law and the practical skills required to enter into legal practice. Our facilities include an excellent mock courtroom, an award-winning Legal Advice Centre and legal e-resources – helping students develop the skills needed for the modern workplace.

Head of school

Michael Varney

Dr. Michael Varney

Accreditations

Angel Valchev, LLB International Law student

Order in the court

Put your legal expertise to the test and hone your skills in a replica courtroom.

Our community

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"The Law School were doing innovative things that really would help me get a career in Law"

Watch: Find out why Tracey Reymond chose Law at Hull.

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Legal Advice Centre

Our on-campus Legal Advice Centre provides free, confidential and independent legal advice to the local community. And provides our Law School students with the chance to gain valuable, practical experience in the legal profession.

Find out more about the Legal Advice Centre

How a sandwich year at the University of Hull led to Eden Barnes walking the corridors of 10 Downing Street

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Where will you wear your suit?

Watch: Law graduates Richard Rhodes and Sam Minall tell their stories.

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More than lectures

Watch: Charles Ashie, Lee Tilling and Danielle Griffin on the amazing opportunities Hull has to offer outside of the lecture theatre.

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Together, we mean business

We're proud to work with a wide variety of corporate partners at local and national levels. Our collaborations help us keep in step with the needs of business whilst providing innovative and tailored solutions for our partners. Free to join, priceless to belong. Our corporate partners help inspire the next generation of sustainable and responsible leaders

Find out more about becoming a corporate partner of The Law School.

Law School on demand

View our latest webinars, guest talks and virtual events on the Law School’s online channel

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Hands-on Experience at our Legal Mediation Centre

Our Legal Mediation Centre provides final-year law students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience working on real mediation disputes. Law students put their learning to practice within the centre to resolve the disputes between parties. While developing real-world legal skills that help them stand out from the crowd.

Research

The Law School's vibrant research culture includes a community of researchers across all career stages – from postgraduate students to professors.

99% graduate employability rating*
Earn while you learn on a paid summer internship
1927 Law has been taught at Hull since 1927

Footnote

*Percentage of students in work or further study within six months of graduating: UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018

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