About us

Bristol Law School has been a leading provider of legal education for over 40 years. Join our diverse and inclusive learning community and you’ll benefit from growing your network, volunteering in our Business and Law Clinic and gaining invaluable legal work experience.

Located in the heart of Frenchay Campus, our £55 million Law School has been purpose built to provide inspiring spaces for practice-led learning and collaboration. Bring your learning to life in our mock courtrooms, used by the Western Circuit, Civil Justice Centre and Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

We’ve established connections with professional regulatory bodies, plus regional and national law firms, chambers and businesses, offering mentoring, internships and placements. We’ve also built an extensive global network of partners, offering opportunities to study abroad.

Our world-leading researchers collaborate with national and international organisations on Public International Law, Environment Law and Financial Crime. From environmental law to criminal justice, we’re creating solutions to real-world challenges.

Law student in mock courtroom

Our partnerships and research

Law professionals in a meeting


Bristol Law School works with a number of regulatory bodies and professional organisations as well as international partners.

Law professionals in discussion


Our legal research provides a central focus for the work of the Law School with many staff engaged in research of national and international significance.


Our facilities

Mock courtrooms

The Bristol Law School provides fantastic facilities like our mock courtrooms to bring learning to life, so that you can test and practise the skills you're developing in a practical setting.

Bristol Law School building

The Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School building is located in the heart of Frenchay Campus and offers an innovative way of studying and working – with new social and learning spaces. From our £55 million investment we have a 17,200m2 space serving 5,500 students and containing 148 offices over seven floors.

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News and events


Find out what law events are taking place across the University and how you can take part.


When you graduate from Bristol Business School (BBS) and Bristol Law School (BLS), you become part of an ever-expanding global network of 66,000 alumni. Find out more about discounts, benefits and support available to you including: 

  • Postgraduate discounts and scholarships 
  • Access to our Trailblazer Programme
  • Alumni Connect networking and mentoring. 

You can contact our alumni office by emailing businesslaw.alumni@uwe.ac.uk

Alumni benefits
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