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Welcome to the School of Law

Nurturing ambition and excellence

As a progressive law school, we are invested in developing the lawyers of the future. 

Our curriculum addresses emerging legal issues and employability is core to our study programmes and extra-curricular activities including the Law Clinic, Mooting and our Career Booster programme. Our high standard of teaching is underpinned by rigorous and innovative research which is policy-oriented and promotes social justice. The University of Bradford has a supportive, diverse and inclusive environment and the School of Law has an experienced team of staff who engage personally with students to enable them to flourish.

We are proud to have a broad range of partners who provide real-world experience, and commercial awareness that enables our students to excel in a competitive environment and make a positive impact in the modern workplace.

Choosing the School of Law means becoming part of our community of local and national employers and alumni in several countries.

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Mission & Vision

Our mission & vision statement sets out our aspiration to use our law education, research and partnerships to empower change.

Educate North Awards 2024 Finalist

The University of Bradford School of Law is proud to be a finalist for the 2024 Educate North Awards for the Community Engagement Award in the University Sector.

The category recognises institutions playing an integral role in the development of individuals through community led projects. This demonstrates performance in all areas of community engagement including, economic and social impact data, levels of student engagement, the sustainability of their programmes and the level of community support.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 18th April 2024.

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School of Law teams up with GMB Union on pioneering project

The School of Law at the University of Bradford is partnering with the GMB (North East, Yorkshire and Humber region) to provide its students with valuable experience around employment law issues.

Students will act as accompanying representatives for union members at employee disciplinary hearings where such members do not have a workplace representative. Students who participate in the project will complete an initial intensive training course delivered by both the GMB and the School of Law.

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Engobo Emeseh (Dean, School of Law), Peter Davies (GMB Senior Officer), Joe Wheatley (alumni, GMB organiser), Joanne Warne (Student, School of Law).