University of Hertfordshire Law School

Welcome to the official page of The University of Hertfordshire School of Law. We are one of the largest, most innovative law schools in the UK.

Our students have access to fantastic facilities, including our Law Court Building containing a replica Crown Courtroom, all located on our de Havilland Campus. Alongside our degrees, students are actively encouraged to get involved in our many pro bono, volunteering and co-curricular activities. We provide free legal advice through our award-winning Hertfordshire Law Clinic and provide legal educ

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🏆 Exciting news! We have been honoured with a King’s Award for Enterprise for Outstanding Continuous Growth in overseas sales. 🎉

This prestigious award recognises our internationalisation strategy, which has resulted in a booming international community, and an extensive overseas partner network.

Learn more:

University of Hertfordshire International UK Business and Trade


Lovely tour around the city of Dhaka with our Bhuiyan Academy partners

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 02/05/2024

Wonderful first two days visit with our partner Bhuiyan Academy. Bhuiyan are offering the LLB Supported Distance Learning and we were privileged to meet with our first year students and our students who joined us for year 2.


Come along and find out about the SDL Law programme at our open day at Bhuiyan Academy Bangladesh on Thursday 2nd May


We are very excited to announce the Hertfordshire Law School Dean's Awards 2024!

📅Thursday 23rd May 2024
📍Fielder Centre, AL10 9TP
👗Dress to Impress

Come along and enjoy an evening packed with awards. 🥂


Join us on Thursday 14th March 2024 from 1-3pm for our Criminology & Criminal Justice Careers Fair! 👮🚔

📍Located in the Law Court Building on the De Havilland Campus.


The National Student Survey (NSS) is your chance to look back on your higher education experience and speak out on everything from the teaching on your course, access to resources and equipment, and even about the student voice.

Your views can make a difference. With your feedback, we could make changes to improve our courses for future students.

Together we can build a better Herts. Fill in the National Student Survey.

Complete the survey to be in for the change of winning £250!

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 15/01/2024

What a great day hosting the Young Citizens Bar Mock Trial Competition for local schools pupils in our amazing replica law court.


The What Were You Wearing project is an art installation by the Hertfordshire Law School in collaboration with local charity Red Kite and Hertfordshire Constabulary. The exhibition displays r**e survivors' stories along with clothes that inspired their narratives. Visitors are invited to see themselves reflected in the outfits and narratives to challenge prejudices again victims of sexual violence.

Location: Unit 35 in the Galleria (next to TkMaxx)
Time: 10-4pm (last remaining days are 6-8th Dec)

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 23/11/2023

Yesterday marked our annual Law Careers Fair held at the Law Court Building, an event that brought together employers and students from various programmes and academic levels. The turnout was impressive, with enthusiastic participation and engagement, leaving a positive impact reflected in the feedback received from employers, students, and staff members.


The essay of David Adeyemi-Abere (LLB student) has been announced as the winner of the Lady Hale Competition 2023. The adapted version of his entry was published in the HSL blog.

Congratulations David! 🎉

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 20/11/2023

We were honoured to welcome former President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale at University of Hertfordshire last Wednesday for an unforgettable event. It was so inspirational to hear Lady Hale's reflections on her legal career.

Massive thank you to Lady Hale and to everyone involved in making the event such a success!

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 13/11/2023

We were so pleased to welcome students from Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School to the University of Hertfordshire campus for a law taster afternoon. Thanks so much to Bartholomew Mutsawu, Mirela Tuta and David Adeyemi-Abere for their brilliant trial advocacy demonstration in our full-scale replica law court, and huge well done to Ahmad Elzibak and Nikhel B for their informative and engaging Stop and Search Streetlaw workshop. Thank you to Maureen Johnson, Bella Bullock, Ash Hornsby and Mahfuza Sultana from Herts and Ffion Frane and Vanessa Clark from Bishops Hatfield for making the event such a success 👏



📣Join Legal Trailblazer Lady Brenda Hale for lecture 'Reflections of a Lady Law Lord'

📅15 Nov 2023 | 🕑14:30 - 16:30 | 📍Weston Auditorium

📲Reserve Your Spot:

Don't miss this chance to hear from a trailblazer who's shaped modern law.


Our annual Law Careers Fair is a brilliant opportunity for HLS students from across all programmes and all levels of study to network with employers.

You are invited to our Hertfordshire Law School Careers Fair that takes place on Wednesday the 22nd of November 2023, from 12:00 to 14:00. Our annual Careers Fair is attended by several prestigious employers in Law and Criminology and is visited by our students from all levels of LLB, LLM, and LPC programmes.

Looking forward to seeing you there!


📣Join Legal Trailblazer Lady Brenda Hale for lecture 'Reflections of a Lady Law Lord'

📅15 Nov 2023 | 🕑14:30 - 16:30 | 📍Weston Auditorium

Get ready for insights from Lady Brenda Hale, a true legal pioneer.🌟 From academia to her historic role in the Supreme Court, she'll reflect on her journey and the evolving legal landscape.

📲Reserve Your Spot:

Don't miss this chance to hear from a trailblazer who's shaped modern law.


Join our Open Space with Research Seminar Series!💻

📆Nov 1, 2023 | 🕕12:30 - 13:30 | 📍Hertfordshire Business School

Would you like to explore a transformative journey into the heart of effective group work management? Join us for an enlightening session that blends cutting-edge research with practical insights. Together, we'll uncover the science of compassion and how it can revolutionize the way you approach group work in higher

Whether you're a student seeking to enhance your social and academic experiences in group or teamwork or a staff member striving to enhance teamwork, this session is for you!

All staff and students welcome!😄 Please contact Liz White if interested at [email protected]

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 20/10/2023
Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 20/10/2023

HLS staff and students attended the annual Herts Against Hate event for Hate Crime Awareness Week on October 16th.
Our filmed mock hate crime trial, a partnership project with the CPS and Hertfordshire County Community Safety unit, was well received by attendees. It generated lots of discussion and compliments about the legal (and acting!) talent in our community.
A democratic vote was cast to determine the verdict of the trial…


Are you a parent/student and interested in meeting other parent/students, to share challenges and experiences?

If so, please contact Claudia Carr at [email protected]


If you are a neurodivergent staff member or student and would like to be part of our Sensory Room Working Party, please contact Kathleen Tripp at [email protected].

The first virtual meeting is on Tuesday 24th October at 14:00 on Teams.


Neurodiversity Welcome Meeting Tomorrow!

📆Oct 17, 2023 | 🕕13:00 | 📍R135

For all students that identify as being Neurodivergent, come and meet other neurodivergent students.

For more information please email Kathleen Tripp at [email protected].


📣Attention all Law and Criminology students!

Do not miss your chance to win dinner with Lady Hale and other VIP guests!🍽

You must write a case note on the following judgment: Yemshaw (appellant) v. London Borough of Hounslow (Respondent) [2011].

The winner and four runner-up students will also receive signed copies of Lady Hale's book 'Spider Woman: A Life'.

To enter the competition and for more information, follow the link!

Deadline to enter: Friday 27th October 2023. Good Luck! 🍀


🌏Unleashing Education Beyond Borders: Herts Leading the Way
📆Oct 19, 2023 | 🕕18:30 - 21:00 | 📍Forum Theatre

Upcoming event: 2 weeks time!

Don't miss the insights of Professor Quintin McKellar, CBE, Vice-Chancellor and CEO of the University of Hertfordshire. Discover how global education is shaping the future.
Reserve Your Spot:

Join us to explore the limitless possibilities of education!

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 28/09/2023

A busy day in the Law Court Building at the Co-Curricular, Pro Bono and Opportunities Fair yesterday. It was so nice to meet the new students and tell them about all of the amazing opportunities we offer. 📒

Photos from University of Hertfordshire Law School's post 27/09/2023

Law Court Mock Trial for LLB students today! What a great turnout! 😁🎓🧑‍⚖️


Join us in two weeks for an exciting lecture: The Commonwealth – A New Era!

🗓Sept 28, 2023 | 🕔17:00 - 20:00 | 📍 Weston Auditorium

Celebrate 75 years of unity within the Commonwealth! Join us as His Excellency Dr. Kevin Isaac, High Commissioner of St Kitts and Nevis, shares insights on the evolving role of the Commonwealth in global diplomacy and its significance for the future. Reserve Your Spot:

Don't miss this opportunity to gain fresh perspectives on the Commonwealth's journey.

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