UCL Faculty of Laws


Groups and projects

Our research groups and projects bring together the Faculty and students to carry out world-leading legal research. Find out more below
Jeremy Bentham

Bentham Project

The Bentham Project is the world centre for Bentham Studies. Its main activity is the production of the new edition of Bentham's Collected Works

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Bridging the Divide?

Integrating the functions of National Equality Bodies and National Human Rights Institutions in the European Union

Moot Court

Current Legal Problems

The Current Legal Problems annual lecture series was established over sixty years ago. The lectures are public, delivered on a weekly basis and chaired by members of the judiciary.

Human Rights Beyond Borders

Human Rights Beyond Borders

States have an impact on human rights not only in their own territories. Also, often there is an extraterritorial impact—on people in the rest of the world

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UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence

The UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence has been edited and published by students of UCL Laws since 2012


UCL Jurisprudence Group

Legal Philosophy or Jurisprudence – broadly understood as the philosophical inquiry into the nature of law and the values it should serve – has a long and distinguished tradition at UCL Laws

Private law group

UCL Private Law Group

UCL Laws brings together a vibrant group of researchers working on private law, whose activities include critical doctrinal analysis of obligations and property law, legal history, legal theory and comparative law

PIL Pro Bono

UCL Public International Law Pro Bono Project

This project brings together LLM and PhD students with a background in international law and provides them with opportunities to get first hand practical experience in public international law