Why University of Bristol Law School?
Stand out with us
We believe every student is unique - with different strengths and ambitions. We offer diverse undergraduate units, a rich portfolio of LLMs and many opportunities to explore careers within or beyond law. Our academics and alumni are leaders in their fields and, like our students, come from diverse backgrounds from around the globe. This is a community that will enrich your learning experience in a unique way.
Get a stand out education
The Law School provides an intellectually demanding, research-informed legal education. Combining teaching and research excellence to deliver a challenging and rigorous curriculum makes our graduates stand out - able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and reasoning skills and empowered to pursue top flights careers
Explore diverse career options
With a rich calendar of career-focused activities and a strong collaboration between the School, our alumni, student organisations and community partners, you will graduate with the skills, knowledge and contacts to fulfil your career aspirations with many opportunities in and out of law.
- Gain recognised, real-life experience of law
Be part of an international community
We are a truly international community, dedicated to attracting the best talent from around the world - and to growing our vibrant international alumni network so you have the contacts you need to develop your career, and access relevant sectors, when you return to your home country.
The University of Bristol Law School has a long and rich heritage as being one of the best in the UK. The perfect size, the city of Bristol offers excitement of a big city packed into an area easily explored on foot or by bike. Less than two hours from London it is also the top regional destination for laws firms outside the capital.
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A Top 5 UK Law School for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms, Chambers Student Guide 2018
Law School ranked 8th in England and Wales in latest Guardian University League Table (2019)
A Top 10 UK University for Employability: Times Higher Education Graduate Employabilty Rankings 2018 / QS World Employability Rankings 2018
A Top 10 UK Law School for higher graduate prospects, IFS Study 2018
"Law School with the most alumni reaching partner status within Magic and Silver Circle firms after Oxbridge": Laurence Simons, Partnership Survey, 2016
One in three of our students are international - with 20 countries and every continent represented
Number One Regional City for Law Firms: CBRE, Law in the Regions, 2017
Our law school youtube channel has a variety of short films about the Law School which provide an insight into life in Bristol and the Law School. The majority of these are from the perspectives of students.