One of the largest and most diverse law schools in the UK, Nottingham Law School has been delivering excellence in legal education for over 50 years.
Nottingham Law School offers three routes to qualification as a solicitor or barrister, the LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC) and the LLM Bar Professional Training Course (LLM BPTC) for law graduates, or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) for non-law graduates. We also offer a range of flexible Masters in Law (LLM) degrees. Each is driven by our unique experience of legal training at all levels, and our close association with the profession. We have strong links with many leading law firms both locally and nationally and we offer full-time, part-time and distance learning study routes.
We seek to ensure that all our students receive the best practical legal education and training. You will be taught by a unique mix of qualified lawyers with a wealth of experience in practice and legal education.
Nottingham Law School has a proven track record of graduate employability. 97% of our graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE survey, first degree, 2016-17). Our focus on practical skills and our dedicated careers and recruitment service will ensure you get the best possible start to your career. We have a multi-award-winning pro bono scheme and our commitment to practical legal education is epitomised by the School’s Legal Advice Centre. The Centre is a teaching law firm offering pro bono services to the local community and providing students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in practice.
Talking to NLS about its Autism Law Service
Nottingham Law School has a unique pro bono service in place - the Autism Law Service works to ensure the autistic community can access legal advice effectively. We spoke to Callum Scott, a legal officer at NLS advice centre, to find out more.
Tech and the law sector: an academic perspective
The legal sector is not immune to the onslaught of technology as it increasingly emerges within business. Nigel Hudson, a senior lecturer at Nottingham Law School, offers his perspective on these technological developments.
The cost of saving: how litigants in person are denied access to justice
Legal aid cuts have been making headlines in recent years, and many organisations have responded to the problem by introducing voluntary measures. James Cunningham of Nottingham Law School talks through the issues faced by litigants navigating the legal system for the first time.
Legal question: do vegans have a right to protection against discrimination?
Helen Hall of Nottingham Law School weighs in on this topical issue, exploring what it tells us about freedom of belief more generally.
Restorative justice—does it work?
Jonathan Doak, Associate Dean for Research at Nottingham Law School, weighs in on what restorative justice can offer us.