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Sydney Law School

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As one of the world’s leading law schools, our students learn from globally recognised legal educators and highly respected professional practitioners. Our world-renowned researchers are working to deliver real-world change in Australia and overseas. 

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12 March 2018

6 new academic staff join Sydney Law School

The Law School continues to expand research and teaching expertise with new appointments.

05 March 2018

10 Sydney women to watch

This International Women’s Day we celebrate 10 remarkable University of Sydney women who are making substantial contributions to improving people’s lives and the world we live in.
02 March 2018

Government's foreign donations bill is flawed

The federal government's bill is highly vulnerable to a constitutional challenge and needs to be redrafted, writes Professor Anne Twomey from the University of Sydney Law School.
26 February 2018

10 questions with Associate Professor Rita Shackel

In celebration of International Women’s Day, SOAR Fellow, Associate Professor Rita Shackel shares her personal thoughts on career success, inspirational women, and the need for society to step up to sexual abuse and violence.      

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  • 1855 The year the Law School was established
  • Ranked #14 globally 2018 QS World Rankings by subject
  • World Champions World Record Jessup Cup (2017, 2015, 2011, 2007, 1996)
  • Global partnerships with Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford, Geneva, Renmin & Tsinghua