School of Law

Research in the School of Law

Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy

The Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy aims to facilitate research and teaching in Philosophy and Public Affairs.

Research Centres

Centre for Chinese Law and Socio-Legal Studies

The Centre is dedicated to advancing English and Chinese legal reforms. It is also committed to improving U.K.–China relations, and increasing understanding of Chinese law and justice in the United Kingdom.

Environmental Law

The Environmental Regulatory Research Group is based at the School of Law in the University of Surrey. The Group deals with four main areas: Climate Change, Environmental and Public Health, Natural Resources, and Water. 

The Sir James Fitzjames Stephen Centre for Criminal Law and Criminalisation

The aim of the Centre is to facilitate research in all aspects of criminal law including substantive criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence, international criminal law and extradition.

Surrey International and European Law Research Group

The Surrey International and European Law Research Group conducts the research interests of the School of Law in public international law, including European Union law, European human rights law, international criminal law and transnational comparative law. The main focus of the research group is the jurisdictions of international courts and tribunals.