The rankings were compiled by the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London was ranked 29th in the world, one place higher than last year. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the School has climbed in the table.
Professor Penny Green, Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary said: “Once again the QS Global rankings position the Queen Mary Law School as one of the most outstanding law schools in the world. It is extremely gratifying to see the excellence of our research and teaching reflected in this way. Our ranking is also a very clear reflection of the superb quality of both our academic and professional services colleagues.”
Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, which runs the double LLB English and French Law jointly with Queen Mary, was also ranked 20th in the world.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject are measured by academic reputation, employer reputation and research citations per paper among other components. The rankings aim to help prospective students identify the world’s leading schools in their chosen field.
View the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 for law.