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Please contact us if you have any questions about our School and our courses.

School of Law

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester CO4 3SQ

United Kingdom

Telephone +44 (0)1206 874810 (general enquiries)

Email Contact us via our online form

Administration office


  • 5S.5.5, Law general office, Colchester Campus
  • 5S.5.27, Law & HRC Events and Communications team, Colchester Campus

Opening hours (during term time)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10.00-16.00.
  • Wednesday: 10.00-12.45 only.

Human Rights Centre

Transitional justice

clara sandoval

The Essex Transitional Justice Network explores issues faced by societies experiencing socio-political changes, such as the transition from repressive to democratic regimes, or from civil war to peace.

EU law blog

EU Strasbourg

How does European Union law affect our lives? Read Professor Steve Peer’s EU Law Analysis blog for expert insight into the latest developments in EU law and its impact on governments and citizens.

Research clusters


We have specialist research clusters in public law, commercial law and human rights. They provide a focus for debate, research collaboration and teaching development among our academic staff.

Masters courses

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Our LLM and MA courses are ideal for developing advanced expertise in human rights, commercial and public law, whether you are interested in professional practice or undertaking doctoral study.