The School of Law is firmly established as a centre of national and international excellence in legal study and research. In the latest Research Assessment Exercise (REF2021) we were ranked 15th in the UK, according to Times Higher Education, with 87 per cent of our School’s research outputs classed as world-leading (4* the highest score possible) or internationally excellent (3*). The independent assessment of research quality takes into account the quality of research outputs, research environment and research impact.
As a department within the School of Law, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is home to researchers in a broad range of commercial law subjects, including our research institutes:
The diversity of choice for postgraduate research and the range of expertise on which they can draw provide one of the richest and most extensive programmes for PhD research degrees in law in the country.