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Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The rule of law and access to justice are central to a functioning society. In the Portsmouth Law School we're passionate about the role that the legal system plays in upholding these principles.

Our research is thriving across a variety of subject areas including interdisciplinary and socio-legal projects.

We have a reputation for exceptional research, and our research has been published in journals including the Journal of World Investment & Trade, and the Journal of Law & Society.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Accountability, risk and rights
  • Well-being, legal education and the legal profession
  • International and European law

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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  • Ajunct Faculty Award

    Lovejoy, Marnie (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Awarded PGR Training Fund

    Giosa, Pinelopi (Recipient), Mar 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Awarded PhD Studentship

    Giosa, Pinelopi (Recipient), Sept 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)