Submission Process

All submissions should be made
Each submission should include the Full Name and Contact Details of the author.
Only authors of accepted submissions would be contacted should further editing be required.

Submission Requirements

All submissions should contain an abstract of at most 300 words.


1. Full-length articles: A full-length article is a comprehensive study of a particular topic that presents data, research, and analysis.
The full-length article should not exceed 8000 words.

2. Case or legislative notes:
A case or legislative note is a comprehensive analysis of a case or piece of legislation. It includes a summary of the case or legislation and an analysis of its strengths, weaknesses, and other grey areas. The impact and legal implications of the case or legislation must also be assessed.
The case or legislative note should not exceed 4000 words.

3. Book reviews:
A book review is a thorough description, critical analysis, and/or evaluation of the quality, meaning, and significance of a book, expressed in light of previous research on the area(s) that the book deals with.
The book review should not exceed 4000 words.

4. Brief commentaries:
A commentary is a characteristically short and narrowly focused article that discusses a contemporary issue of relevance, usually within the scope of the journal.
The commentary should not exceed 4000 words.

Please note that footnotes, citations or definitions do not form part of the word count. Also, all entries will be submitted to a plagiarism test.


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Word Spacing: 1.5
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Footnotes: 10

Writing Style:

All submissions should have an Introduction that clearly introduces the topic. Similarly, the author’s position must be plainly expressed. Submissions must indicate the relevance of the topic and how the author intends to tackle the issues within that topic. Furthermore, there ought to be a conclusion.

Lengthy quotations should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.


All submissions should conform to the Oxford Standard Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA).