The University of Bristol Law School has over forty academic staff with a range of research interests which extend across doctrinal and socio-legal scholarship. Many of its current staff are acknowledged leaders in their fields.
Supported by a range of funders such as the Economic and Social Research Council, the Legal Services Commission, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the European Commission, our research experts advise, publish and conduct world-leading research in a wide range of legal and socio-legal fields, including commercial law, criminal law and justice, family law, property, employment law, legal theory, international law, human rights, socio-legal methods, the law of obligations, and public law.
Find out more from this overview of our research.
Spotlights are short articles featuring the work of staff and postgraduate students at the University of Bristol Law School.
Over half of our research activity is considered to be in the top two categories: world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*).
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.