School of Law
The Keele School of Law has a distinctive profile in UK legal education. We are known internationally for our critical and inter-disciplinary approach to law and social justice. Our research-driven programmes combine academic excellence with a wide range of career and employability opportunities.
Research and professional development
Keele School of Law is an internationally recognised centre for legal research. Our research is cutting-edge, socially relevant and draws on a wide range of socio-legal, theoretical and doctrinal approaches. In the last REF (Research Excellence Framework), the School was ranked 21st nationally for research intensity and 15th for world-leading impact, recognising the significant contribution our research makes to legal thinking and some of the most pressing challenges facing society today.
"I enjoyed every minute and I'm thankful to the support I received by the Law staff"Read more about Melissa Evans, graduated with a First
"My time at Keele helped equip me with the skills needed for the wider legal world and it is a time I will always look back on fondly."Read more about Emily Goode, graduated with a First
"Keele gives you opportunities to help build a career. This year I have had the most amazing work placement with a top London Law Firm."Read more about Katherine Gittins, graduated with a 2(i)
""It goes without saying that had I not taken a Law degree at Keele I would not be in the fortunate position I am in today." "Read more about Gianluca Grafton-Clarke
"I have found that the skills I developed here have been really useful to discuss in job interviews or on applications for training contracts."Read more about Alice Shirley, graduated with a First
"I have exceeded all my own expectations and my ambitions for the future have soared as a result"Read more about Georgia Wakely, graduated with a First
Law School events
Virtual Hearings to be the norm Post-Covid 19
COVID-19 in Law, Policy, and Practice (Online course)
Law School news
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Facts and Figures
A strong legal community of students, staff, alumni and professional contacts: working in partnership
A vibrant curriculum developed and delivered by subject specialists, leading researchers and textbook authors
Unique Legal Essentials module to aid transition from school/ college, develop legal skills and sense of belonging.
A critical approach to legal education that reflects Keele's progressive ethos and longstanding commitment to social justice
Exciting extra curricular activities including competitions for mooting, negotiation and client interviewing, CLOCK, Keele Law Review and legal advice clinics.
Excellent Careers Support and Guidance include a programme of networking events and the annual Law Fair including regional, national and global firms