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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

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Future trade with the EU: Mutual recognition

Posted on Wednesday 10 October 2018

This paper examines the different ways in which the term 'mutual recognition' is used in the context of the UK's future relationship with the EU.

York Law School student puts law into practice

Posted on Monday 30 July 2018

York Law School student Rachel Adam-Smith has successfully challenged funding cuts to her daughter’s education.

Public Law Project - challenge to Leeds City Council decision

Posted on Thursday 26 July 2018

With legal aid funding and the assistance of Public Law Project(PLP), YLS student has recently successfully challenged Leeds City Council

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