Our research is diverse and innovative, informing and influencing debate and reform.
Our strengths are underpinned by three longstanding concerns: social justice, technological transformation, and the global dimensions of legal thought and practice.
Our research examines social justice and how policing, criminalisation, court processes and punishment ensure the safety, rights and freedoms of the community.
UNSW Law & Justice’s environmental law scholars are among the most experienced with local, state, national and international law in Australia and Asia.
Our internationally renowned human rights scholars and practitioners have expertise that applies to the local and global advancement of human rights.
UNSW Law & Justice has a long and proud history of supporting Indigenous people, using the law to bring justice in legal issues affecting First Nations peoples.
We tackle global regulatory problems in innovative ways to address the legal challenges facing civil society, global firms and governments around the world.
UNSW Law & Justice's research on Southeast Asian law includes the world’s largest centre of experts on Chinese economic and business law outside China.
Our scholars take a reflective interest in the study of law – its intellectual foundations, social conditions, and its relationship with morality and politics.
We’re the leading Go8 law school for teaching, with academics winning numerous awards for teaching excellence and producing seminal literature in the field.
We’re widely recognised as leaders in private, corporate and commercial law, with expertise in regulatory theory guided by a concern for social justice.
Combining research excellence in public law with strong community engagement, our scholars influence policymaking and debates vital to Australia’s future.
UNSW Law & Justice leads socio-legal research in Australia and is well recognised throughout the discipline’s international community.
Our research considers the impact of innovative new technologies on law reform, including AI and synthetic biology, financial services and medical care.