Pushing Legal Boundaries
University of Bristol ranked third for legal research in the UK, with 93% of our research being assessed as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in REF 2021. Our research environment is also world-leading (achieving 100% at 4*), facilitating ambitious and cutting edge research and the advancement of legal thinking on the most important and challenging questions of today's global society.
Discover our Research
Our research tackles the diverse difficulties and dilemmas of human experience throughout the world, informs our curriculum and creates opportunities for innovation.
Research Paper Series
The Bristol Law Research Paper Series celebrates the diversity of legal scholarship, publishing papers from academics at the forefront of their research areas.
Impact and Influence
Our work has positive worldwide impact and influence because we are engaged with each other, the wider society, policy makers, national and international organisations and more.
Collaborate with Us
Committed to knowledge sharing, we welcome world-leading researchers and PhD students to work alongside us and further enhance the vibrant research and learning environment of the School.
We are dedicated to encouraging our researchers to be innovative as they tackle the full spectrum of difficulties and dilemmas of the human experience.
We are leading the way in some of the most innovative areas of legal research. 'Shaping a Better World' captures how we are responding, with impact, to the challenges of a rapidly-evolving world. Find out more.