Keele Law School research

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.

The School of Law’s strong commitment to making a difference and to social justice continues with its pioneering leadership of the Community Legal Outreach Collaboration (CLOCK), now being rolled out nationally. The areas of research strength within the School of Law are the following: