University of London King College Law

University of London King College Law

The Dickson Poon School of Law is the law school of King’s College London, and one of the nine Schools of Study of the College. It is situated on the Strand in the East Wing of Somerset House, in close proximity to the Royal Courts of Justice and the four Inns of Court in the heart of London’s legal quarter.

The School is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious institutions for the research and teaching of law. Following a donation of £20 million by Sir Dickson Poon in 2012, the School was renamed in his honour. In early 2016, students from The Dickson Poon School of Law beat over 550 Law schools from over 80 countries to win the 57th annual UK championships of the Philip C . Jessup International Moot Court Competition, one of the largest moot court competitions in the world. The current acting Dean of the School is Professor Benjamin Bowling.

University of London King College Law

Reputation

The Dickson Poon School of Law is one of the world’s most prestigious law schools and is ranked 17th in the world by the QS University Rankings by Subject 2016. It is also domestically one of the most distinguished centres for the study of law in the United Kingdom.

About the Dickson Poon of Law

The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London is one of the oldest law schools in England and recognised globally as one of the best law schools in the world.

The School was established in 1831, and has played an integral role in the life of King’s since the university was formed almost 200 years ago.

It has one of this country’s most distinguished research and teaching reputations – staff are active in research and among the leading international experts. This helps us to continue to push the boundaries of academic thought and to innovate across disciplines.

The Dickson Poon School of Law is based in Somerset House East Wing, which was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in February 2012.