Law School

Discover your place in law

From tradition to innovation, we are the leading Law School in Western Australia.

Our pathways, programs and teaching excellence ensure we continue to educate remarkable graduates and global citizens.

Our research contributes to a fair and just society.

We earn the trust of the communities we serve.

Discover the power of legal thinking. Discover the enduring value of diverse legal minds. Discover your place in law.

Our vision
To be a world-class law school that nurtures diverse legal minds and inspires just and innovative approaches to the global challenges of the 21st century.

Our mission
To provide a creative and supportive teaching, learning and research environment of legal excellence that fosters critical thought, ethical scholarship and practice, and connects with diverse communities.


90 years of excellence

Ranked in top 100 law schools in the world (QS 2018)

First law school in WA and fifth in Australia

Discover your place in Law

Highly acclaimed teachers and researchers

UWA Law School comprises more than 50 scholars. Our staff are continually evolving to meet current and future predicted challenges, and we celebrate their international expertise and multidisciplinary areas of study. Our world-class researchers inspire just and innovative approaches to global challenges of the 21st century.


UWA Law School fosters excellence, integrity and inclusivity in student learning through a diverse and inspiring range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, teaching methods and learning environments. We are leaders in the scholarship of teaching and learning in law, and provide a world-class legal education experiences across all our programs.

Short Courses

Catering for busy professionals, our executive education courses give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills through intensives taught by experts in a variety of fields. 

Meet our Juris Doctor Graduates

2018 Graduation Ceremony

Our students excel in the classroom and beyond

Recent student success includes a Young Australian of the Year, a West Australian of the Year (Youth Award) and a Lawyers Weekly Law Student of the Year. The Blackstone Society, the UWA Law student society, has a wide range of educational, social, careers, equity, diversity and social justice-related programs and initiatives that support and enrich the experience of UWA Law students. The Blackstone Society takes an active role in representing students on various Law School, Faculty and University committees.

Students outside law building on campus 
The UWA Law School is a community full of dedicated and passionate people who foster an environment of encouragement and acceptance. Studying Law at UWA has opened up countless opportunities for both my individual development and to make an impact in the community.Joshua Sanchez-Lawson
Blackstone Society President

Australia's oldest university journal

Engagement and opportunities

The Law School hosts a range of short courses and a diverse seminar and conference program.


Our history


Over the decades, we’ve produced graduates who have become influential and notable figures in Australian law and politics. Here’s a sample of our inspirational alumni who have made a difference.

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UWA Law School is committed to upholding the rule of law, and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.

UWA Law School (M253)

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Opening hours: 8.30am – 4pm