Following are the top ranked UK universities for law:

Durham University - Durham Law School was ranked 4th Law School in the UK in the 2008 RAE. Additionally, the School returned 100% of its staff in the RAE. The School has achieved the top rating of "Excellent" for its teaching in its last inspection by the Quality Assurance Agency and is consistently rated one of the top UK law schools by the Good University Guide.

University of Strathclyde - The Law School was rated Highly Satisfactory in the last Teaching Quality Assessment Exercise carried out by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC) and rated 5 (top) in the most recent SHEFC Research Assessment Exercise. In April 2008 Strathclyde Law School was ranked 10th out of 89 in the UK in both the 2009 Good University Guide and the Times Good University Guide.

Queen Mary, University of London - In the Guardian's University 2011 Guide it is ranked 3rd overall in the UK and 1st in London for law. The Times Good University Guide 2011 ranks it 6th overall in the UK and 3rd in London for law. In the National Student Survey (NSS) 2010, the School of Law scored 94 per cent for student satisfaction.

Queen's University Belfast - The School of Law received a top 10 ranking in RAE 2008, finishing 7th in the UK, with a weighted average score of 2.80. The results show that 95% of research in the School is of international quality and above (4*, 3* and 2*), with 60% of research rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (3* and 4*).

Newcastle University - Newcastle Law School is ranked 2nd among UK Law Schools for student satisfaction (National Student Survey), and is ranked 3rd among UK Law Schools generally (Sunday Times University Guide 2011).

The University of Dundee - It is one of the top ranked law schools in Scotland and ranked in the top 20 of all law schools in the country by The Guardian, The Good University Guide and The Complete University Guide.

* Suggested Reading: Top 10 Law Schools in UK

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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