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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

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Unity in Adversity shortlisted

Posted on Wednesday 18 April 2018

Dr Charlotte O’Brien’s book Unity in Adversity has been shortlisted for the Enthnography Award given by BBC Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed programme.

Research commissioned on property guardianship

Posted on Monday 5 March 2018

Professor Caroline Hunter and Jed Meers inform London Assembly Housing Committee’s inquiry.

Ward Hadaway joins forces with the University of York to mentor law students

Posted on Thursday 8 February 2018

Four new law undergraduates have been selected to take part in this year's mentoring scheme run by the Yorkshire team of Ward Hadaway and the University of York's Law School.

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10 Year Anniversary Event

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the York Law School and it would be remiss not to celebrate! To mark the occasion, the department are having a day of celebrations on Saturday 9th June 2018.

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