York Law School

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Welcome to York Law School


York Law School is an inspirational place for study and research. We have a vibrant community committed to excellence and are a top rated school for research, teaching and learning. Our new, purpose-built school provides exceptional facilities and a dynamic environment for learning and research. We pride ourselves on our innovative teaching and forward thinking approach that keeps us at the forefront of legal education. Our students are taught by some of the UK’s top legal scholars engaged in specialist research. Our program is modern and relevant to the legal profession as well as the many other professions our students go on to join.
Prof. Caroline Hunter, Head of School

Undergraduate Study


National Student Survey 2019

Friday 5 July 2019

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest law students in the UK.

Norton Rose Fulbright is launching a tie-in with the University of York

Thursday 30 May 2019

Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) is launching a tie-in with the University of York to deliver a law and tech module open to 40 third year law and computer science undergraduates, the firm announced today.

Humanitarian Protection in an Age of Asylum

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Congratulations to Dr Chloë Gilgan, who has been awarded a highly-competitive ESRC post-doctoral fellowship for the 2019/20 academic year. Building on her previous PhD work at the Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, the study is titled “Humanitarian Protection in an Age of Asylum”.

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