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Date: 26th September, 2022

The GNLU Student Law Review (GNLUSLR) is the flagship student journal of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. The Review is an annually published, student-edited, double-blind peer-reviewed, online, open-access Law Review. With a primary focus on Indian jurisprudence, the journal encourages comparative and international law research as well as an interdisciplinary approach. After the launch of Volume III in August 2022, the GNLUSLR hereby calls for papers for its Volume IV. Submissions are welcome from students, practitioners, academics, and scholars. The submission must mandatorily contain an abstract of 200-250 words. The author must provide 4-5 keywords as part of the abstract. The categories for submissions are as follows (word limits are exclusive of footnotes):

  • Article: (4500-8000 words) Authors are expected to comprehensively engage with the foundation of the chosen topic, aiming to underline its relevance for present times through legal policy.

  • Case Note: (2500-4500 words) A Case Note analyses a recent judgment or landmark decision of Indian courts, informing on the background of the matter and substantive implications for future adjudication.

  • Legislative Comment: (2000-4000 words) Legislative Comments should examine a legislation or bill before the Parliament or any state legislature, facilitating a cross-jurisdictional comparative analysis and suggesting improvements.

  • Book Review: (1500-4000 words) A Book Review should capture the essential literature in a legal book and present its principles and arguments in a cohesive manner.

Co-authorship is permissible up to three authors only for the category of ‘Articles'. For all other categories, a maximum of two co-authors are permitted.

Submission Guidelines:

The manuscript must be in .doc or .docx format and must not contain the name of the author, institutional affiliation, or any other identification mark. The body of the manuscript must be in Garamond, font size 12 with line spacing 1.5. The footnotes must be in Garamond, font size 10 with line spacing 1. A one-line gap must be maintained between all paragraphs and headings.

The submission must not have any endnotes, bibliography, and references; authors are advised to use only footnotes. The GNLUSLR follows ‘The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.)'. A short guide for formatting according to Bluebook can be accessed here. Speaking and substantive footnotes are encouraged; however, authors must justify their use. Further, the authors are also sincerely requested to adhere to the author guidelines that can be accessed here. The link to manuscript submission can be accessed here. The deadline for submission is 31st October, 2022. For detailed guidelines and more information about the Law Review, please visit their webpage:

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The Centre for Parliamentary Studies, NLIU (CPS) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting submissions for Volume – II of the NLIU – Journal for Legislative Drafting and Parliamentary Research (JLDPR). The Journal is an annual, double-blind, peer-reviewed publication of CPS. It aims to generate interest in the realm of constitutional law, administrative law and public policy research.

All submissions for Volume II are to be made through our email id ( before or at 23:59 hours, 15th November 2022. Emails must mention the subject: “Call for Papers — JLDPR | Volume II” followed by the title of the paper.

To Know More, refer CPS JLDPR – Volume II Brochure

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The HPNLU Journal of Law, Business and Economics is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Law Business and Economics, Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla. The Journal aims to be a forum that engages and promotes scholarly research works amongst academicians, researchers and students interested in areas like business law, trade law including international trade law, economic development, international trade, taxation, investment and securities laws etc.


The contribution may be made in the form of articles, Notes & Comments and Book reviews. The contribution, in any category, should be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of contemporary issues in business, economics and its interplay with law. The Journal would encourage contributions in the field of Business & Corporate Laws; Trade Law including International Trade; Banking & Insurance Law; Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law; Taxation Laws including International Taxation; Competition Law; Consumer Law and other emerging areas of corporate laws. The following word limits should be observed: ARTICLES (≥6000 to <10000 words) ESSAYS & COMMENTS (≥4000 to <6000 words) Book Review (≥3000 to < 4000 words) (Contribution under this Category is required to be made along with the new hard copy of the Book.) \


1. Submissions shall be accepted only in the English language.

2. All contributions are required to be accompanied with an ‘abstract’ of 250- 300 words. The abstract must expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the article beyond the existing available literature.

3. Co-authorship is allowed up to one (01) co-author only.

4. The manuscript should not contain any references to the identity of the authors.

5. The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and 1.5-line spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and single line spacing.

6. For Citation, refer the HPNLU-Shimla Citation Style only. Please click the link

7. Manuscripts should only use footnotes as a means of citation. No other method shall be permitted.

8. Lengthy Quotations are discouraged. Author(s) should avoid long quotations and keep it at minimum wherever necessary with full and proper acknowledgement.

9. Lengthy and multi-paragraphed footnotes are discouraged. The citations must mention the page(s) of the source and in cases where Court Judgments are referred to, the footnote should also mention the paragraph of the judgment in addition to the page number of the Reporter.

10. Only authoritative websites may be cited. References to internet sources such as Wikipedia, blogs, commercial websites, etc., are not acceptable.

11. Send your manuscript in MS Word (.docx) format to The subject of the email should be “Submission to HPNLU-JLBE ”. The submissions must be sent by 11:59 pm, October 30, 2022.


1. The author(s) is required to send a covering letter mentioning the title of the paper, name, designation and details of the author(s) and institutional affiliation. Further, the author(s) are required to make a solemn declaration about the originality of the manuscript and that the same has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

2. Paraphrasing another author’s work shall not be considered as original work. The source must be acknowledged.


Dr. Arun Klair, (Member Editorial Board): +91-9417273800 Centre for Law, Business and Economics, Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla 16 Miles, Shimla-Mandi National Law Highway, Ghandal, Dist. Shimla 171014

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About the Opportunity

NUALS Law Journal accepts submissions from the authors/contributors willing to submit their original work. The call for papers opportunity by NUALS Law Journal is open to anyone interested in the subject of law viz. law students, academicians, scholars, students and legal practitioners.

About the Journal

The Editorial Board of the NUALS Law Journal (ISSN Number 2319-8273) is inviting submissions for the first volume of its 17th Edition (Vol. 17 Issue 1). The Journal, published bi-annually, is the flagship law review of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies and is a multidisciplinary, double-blind reviewed journal. Further details are available on our website:

We welcome submissions, on any topic of law of contemporary relevance, from academicians, legal practitioners, students and researchers from the legal community. All submissions will go through a rigorous review process and editing by the Editorial Board.

Submission Guidelines

Categories and Word Limits (exclusive of footnotes; however, speaking footnotes must be limited to 50 words)

  • Short Notes: 1500 — 5000 words

  • Case Comments: 1500 — 5000 words

  • Essays: 3000 — 5000 words

  • Articles: 5000 — 10000 words

Articles exceeding the word limit may be considered on merit, solely at the discretion of the editorial board.

  1. Submissions are to be made only in electronic form and must be made via a Google form which can be accessed here.

  2. The last date for submissions to be considered for the First Issue is on the 25th of October 2022. All submissions after the 25th of October will be considered for the Second Issue. The issue shall be published latest by the month of February 2023.

  3. All submissions are to contain an abstract, of not more than 250 words, accompanying the article. The abstract must be at the beginning of the article. Please refrain from sending abstracts in separate word document.

  4. By submitting an article, the author undertakes that the article is an original work and has not been submitted, accepted or published elsewhere.

  5. Plagiarism will result in summary rejection of the submission.

  6. Co-authorship is allowed for a maximum of two authors.

Formatting Guidelines

1. All submissions must follow the Bluebook (20th Edition) style of citation; non-conformity will be a ground for rejection.

2. Submissions must be in Times New Roman font, with size 12 and line spacing 1.5.

3. All footnotes must be in Times New Roman font, with size 10 and line spacing 1.

4. Submissions must be made in .doc/.docx formats only.

5. The documents must not contain any identification markers. Eg: Name of the author after the title, Author as recognised by Word or any other meta data.

Receipt of submission will be intimated to the authors within two weeks of submission. Authors will be periodically updated on the status of review of their piece. If there are any doubts, the board can be contacted at

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Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur invites submissions for its forthcoming Volume VIII of HNLU JLSS. The journal welcomes and intends to promote authors from various backgrounds having a strong interface with law. HNLU JLSS endeavours to cradle research among the legal academia, practising lawyers, students, research scholars and domain experts.

It promotes thought-provoking analysis and discussions on contemporary legal and socio-political issues. It is also an attempt to provide a standard platform for quality research papers.

For more details: HNLU JLSS

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Register here for the virtual conference.


Saturday, November 19, 2022

The Chair for Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru (NLSIU) invites papers for the International Conference on ‘New Facets on Consumer Protection Challenges and the Way Forward.'

About the Conference

The International conference, scheduled for November 19, 2022, is being organised by CLAP-NLSIU in association with the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, GoI. The conference will focus on a large array of issues on Consumer Protection. The agenda of the conference will mainly focus on following themes:

  • Consumer Protection with respect to Sale of Goods and services through social media platforms; 

  • Consumer Protection from Fake Reviews on E-Commerce Portals;

  • Consumer Protection & Fall Back Liability 

  • Imposing service charges on Consumer for the services rendered at Hotels and Restaurants;

  • Recognition of Right to Repair as a Consumer Right;

  • Assessment of Consumer Protection in India in par with International Best Practices

  • Sustainable Consumerism

  • Settlement of Cross Border Consumer Disputes

  • Dark patterns and Consumer Protection

Submission of the Abstract


  • The Abstract shall not exceed 500 words.

  • The first page of the submission must contain the title of the paper, the name of the author(s) along with a Cover Letter.

  • The abstract should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing, and footnotes (if any) in Times New Roman, font size 10, with single line spacing.

  • The texts and footnotes must conform to OSCOLA 4th Edition.

  • Only One Co-authorship is allowed.

  • The Abstract should followed by an Outline of the Article with a brief Discussion.

  • The submission of the abstract must be in (.doc) or (.docx)

  • The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration, for publication, elsewhere.

  • All submissions are subject to a plagiarism check.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstract: 30th September 2022

  • Confirmation of abstract selection: 10th October 2022.

  • Submission of full paper and registration: 1st November 2022

  • Intimation of Selected paper for Presentations: 10th November 2022

  • Date of the Conference: 19th November 2022

How do I submit?

Please submit your abstract by clicking the link here.

Know More

To know more about the conference, the prize money for the papers, publication of the edited book, and other details regarding the submission, please read the brochure here.

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About Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law:

The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) is an autonomous National Law University (NLU) established by the RGNUL Act (No. 12 of 2006) passed by the Legislature of the State of Punjab, under the second wave of reforms instituted by the Bar Council of India. Established in 2006, RGNUL has garnered a pan-India reputation as a stellar institution for legal research and education. In May 2015, RGNUL became the first and the only NLU to have been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade.

About the RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review:

The RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (RFMLR) is a bi-annual, student-run, double-blind peer-reviewed law journal published by RGNUL, Punjab. The journal was first published in the year 2014 and gives an opportunity to the legal academia, legal professionals, and law students to contribute cutting-edge doctrinal and empirical research in the field of business and commercial laws.  The Journal is indexed on SCC Online and Manupatra and has been consistently ranked amongst the top 10 most accessed law school journals by SCC Online.

As a part of its endeavour to promote study and research in the field of business and commercial laws, the Editorial Board has organised the RGNUL-SAM Conclave on Arbitration in Practice and on Information Technology Litigation & Data Protection, in collaboration with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM & Co.) and the RFMLR-IBBI Conference on Evolving Dynamics of the Insolvency Regime in India in collaboration with the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) among other events.


The Journal has also received guest articles from leading professionals and academicians from top law firms, and law schools across India, and in our previous issues, the Peer Review Board has been graced by the presence of various legal luminaries.


About Volume X Issue I:

For Volume X Issue I, the author(s) can make submissions in the domain of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, competition, insolvency, banking and finance, insurance, capital markets, securities, dispute resolution and ADR, international trade, investment funds, labour and employment, taxation, intellectual property, real estate, technology, media & telecommunication, and white-collar crimes.

Submissions encouraging an insightful discourse around any contemporary developments in the field of financial and mercantile laws are also welcome.



The Editorial Board invites submissions from legal practitioners, professionals, academics, and law students.

Categories of Submission and Word Limit:

RFMLR accepts submissions in the following categories:

  • Article: 6000-12,000 words
  • Short Note: 4000-6000 words
  • Case Comment: 3000-5000 words
  • Book Review: 1500-3000 words

The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.


Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions shall be in English language only.
  • Co-authorship is limited to a maximum of two authors.
  • Submissions shall be lucid, contemporarily relevant, and well-researched. They shall contain a novel analysis of the issue by the author(s). The Editorial Board encourages analytical submissions with concrete suggestions over descriptive submissions with generic suggestions.
  • Any form of plagiarism is strictly prohibited and the submission shall be original, unpublished, and an outcome of the author’s own efforts.

Submission Procedure

  • The manuscripts shall be submitted through this Google Form only. Submissions made through any other mode will not be entertained.
  • Each author is allowed to submit a maximum of 1 manuscript, in .doc or .docx format.
  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript along with a duly signed Certificate of Originality and Copyright (in this format).
  • Upon submission, the author(s) will receive a receipt of acknowledgement of submission along with a code for your manuscript. Kindly quote the same in any future communication.

Submission Deadline:

  • The author(s) shall submit the manuscript via the following Google Form latest by October 30, 2022.
  • Google Form for Submission of Manuscript: HERE

Contact Details:

In case of any queries, please write to the Editorial Board at

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For further details, please refer to the brochure attached or visit

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About the organisation/institution:

National Law University-Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated in the vibrant and colourful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLU Jodhpur has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India. Since its establishment in 1999, NLU Jodhpur has endeavoured to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholars aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge.

About the Journal:

The Journal of Intellectual Property Studies is a bi-annual, student-run academic journal published by National Law University, Jodhpur. The Journal was established in 2016 and primarily deals with contemporary developments in the field of intellectual property and related laws.

There are very few journals in India discussing at length topical issues in the field of intellectual property rights and hence, the journal’s objective is to fill this void by becoming a platform where ideas can be exchanged and in turn hopes to enhance discourse on intellectual property rights between policymakers, practitioners and scholars. To achieve this, the journal solicits articles from a diverse pool of authors comprising of scholars, practitioners and students.

The Board of Editors of the Journal of Intellectual Property Studies [JIPS], is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication, in the Winter 2023 Issue of the Journal (Volume VI, Issue I) in the form of notes and articles.


The manuscripts must pertain to the field of intellectual property law or related fields such as media and technology law.

How to submit:

Manuscripts may be submitted via email at The submission guidelines are available here.

Important dates and deadlines:

The deadline for submission for manuscripts is 01 October 2022.

Contact info:

For further details regarding JIPS, contribution guidelines, and our editorial policy, please visit our website.

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The Centre for Competition Law and Policy (“CCLP”), NLU Jodhpur, is pleased to invite submissions for  Volume VII Issue II of Indian Competition Law Review (“ICLR”).

About National Law University, Jodhpur

National Law University Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of the foremost law schools in India. Since its establishment in 1999, it has endeavored to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholars and has aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge. Based on MHRD — NIRF rankings 2020, NLUJ was ranked 5th among the best law universities of the country. The University was recently selected by the Competition Commission of India into a panel of reputed institutions, to carry out competition assessment of the economic legislations, bills, and policies.

 About ICLR

CCLP was established as an initiative to promote interdisciplinary research in the field of competition law and policy making. As part of this initiative, CCLP publishes its flagship journal, the Indian Competition Law Review (“ICLR”). ICLR serves as a platform for understanding existing trends as well as setting out new ideas.

The previous edition of the journal received manuscripts from many distinguished Legal Luminaries, Practicing Lawyers, Law Professors, Ph.D. Scholars, and Law Students from all over the country and abroad. After having celebrated the immense success of the last edition, we are pleased to announce the call for papers for Volume VII Issue II of the ICLR. The website of the journal can be accessed at

Contribution Guidelines

Eligibility and Word Limit

  • The manuscript may be co-authored by a maximum of two authors.
  • The Journal accepts the following kinds of submissions:
  • Articles — 5,000 to 10,000 words.
  • Short notes — 2,500 to 5,000 words.
  • Case Comments — 1,500 to 2,500 words

These word counts are exclusive of footnotes. The Editorial Board reserves the right to increase or relax the word limit, depending on the quality of the submission.

Submission Guidelines

  • The mail bearing the manuscript must declare, in its body, the category for which the submission is made for, i.e. article/short notes/case comment.
  • The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single line spacing.
  • The manuscripts should be properly footnoted wherever sources are being used. The use of endnotes, hyperlinks, etc. is strictly prohibited. Further, no speaking footnotes (descriptive footnotes) are allowed.
  • All the sources in the footnotes must conform to the Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) 4th ed. style of citation.
  • The manuscripts must be preceded by an abstract of not more than 250 words.
  • The manuscript must not contain any reference to the author’s name, affiliation or credentials.
  • All manuscripts must be accompanied by a cover letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript, and contact details. The author must also confirm in the cover letter that the manuscript is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • The manuscript must be an original and unpublished work.
  • If necessary, ICLR may request the author to provide a printed copy of the manuscript, in addition to the electronic copy.

Editorial Policy

  • The submission indicates the Author(s)’ acceptance to the following conditions:
  • The work, upon publication, becomes a property of National Law University, Jodhpur; and
  • Any subsequent publication/reprint and/or derivative works are permitted subject to prior approval of the ICLR.
  • The ICLR follows three stages of blind peer-review procedure and shall endeavor to keep the authors informed about the status of their manuscript as it goes through each stage of review.
  • ICLR retains complete discretion over acceptance/rejection of manuscripts. The Editorial Board of ICLR shall not entertain requests for advance decisions based on abstracts, topic proposals or outlines. Editorial decisions shall be based solely on review of the final manuscripts submitted by the authors.
  • Post-review, manuscripts may be returned to the authors with suggestions related to substance and/or style. Acceptance of a manuscript for publication shall be made contingent on incorporation of such suggestions.
  • ICLR reserves the right to request copies of any resources or authorities cited in the manuscript.

Submission Procedure

  • The last date for submission of manuscripts is September 30, 2022. Subject to the outcome of the review process, the manuscript will feature in the upcoming Issue which is scheduled for publication in December, 2022.
  • All manuscripts must be sent through email and addressed to the Editor-in-Chief at
  • The subject of the email should be titled — “Volume VII(II)_ICLR Submission_Name of the Author(s)”.
  • The name of the document must be in the following format — “Name of the Author(s) — Title of Submission”.
  • The Authors are advised to send only one submission per author or a team of co-authors.
  • The manuscript must be submitted in a Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format only.
  • All queries may be addressed to the editorial board at
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The Journal of National Law University Delhi [“JNLUD”] welcomes original and previously unpublished articles, notes and comments, and book reviews for publication in its upcoming issue (Vol. 9, 2022-23). Submissions for the upcoming issue will be accepted on a rolling basis till March 15, 2023. The deadline will not be extended.

About the Journal

JNLUD is the flagship journal of National Law University Delhi. The journal seeks to provide a platform for engaging in multi-disciplinary and critical legal discussions on themes of law, society, and justice. It encourage academics in law and cognate disciplines to contribute to the Journal by revisiting and reimagining the boundaries of law through innovations in method and form.

It is guided by an editorial committee and an advisory board, consisting of legal luminaries from around the world. Hon'ble Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court is the ex officio Patron-in-Chief of the Journal. The previous issues of the journal are available in digital format through different databases including HeinOnline.

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must be made online by filling this form. Articles mailed directly to JNLUD email id will not be considered. After initial screening, short-listed submissions will go through a blind peer review process and the final selection will be based on the outcome of the peer review process. The submission should be in conformity with the following guidelines —

  • Articles are typically of around 6000-8000 words including footnotes.

  • Notes and Comments are short pieces (of less than 5000 words). These have a narrower scope of inquiry than articles and may include analysis of recent case laws, legislation or policy. Book reviews are generally around 2500 words. Successful submissions to this category will critically analyse the ideas and themes explored in the book instead of merely providing a summary of its main arguments.

  • Journal of National Law University Delhi adheres to the OSCOLA citation style. Authors are requested to follow the same.

  • Please submit your manuscript in MS-Word document format only.

  • Relevant details of the author and their affiliation would be captured only through a Google Form. The submission, therefore, should not contain any reference to the identity of the author in order to enable anonymous screening and peer review. Each submission (except Book Review) should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words and 5 Key words.

Editorial Policy

  • Only original and unpublished work must be submitted for consideration for JNLUD. Author(s) must take particular care that their work does not infringe on the rights of third parties and that they have obtained necessary permissions for cited work.

  • All submissions would be scrutinised for plagiarism. Plagiarised works would be rejected.

  • JNLUD is currently unable to accept submissions from students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies. In such instances it invites students to make their submission to the NLUD Journal of Legal Studies. However, submissions from research scholars including doctoral scholars would be considered.

  • JNLUD adheres to the Open Access Policy. This means that all articles published in the Journal would be made available on the Journal's website without any time limit and free of charge.

  • All content published in the Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

  • While all efforts would be made to inform the corresponding author of the progress of the submission through various stages of review, in view of the number of submissions that the journal receives, individualised response may not be possible in each instance.

  • Decision of the Editorial Board on all matters shall be final.

For any queries, please contact

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About the Magazine

Gujarat National Law University’s SRDC ADR Magazine is a quarterly student-run publication which invites submissions from experts, working professionals, academics and students engaged in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution.

The first edition of the ADR Magazine was launched in May, 2020.

This flagship publication encloses several articles employing a comparative and interdisciplinary approach to analyze and offer comments on the recent developments, judicial decisions and practices of ADR in Indian and several foreign jurisdictions.

SRDC ADR Magazine maintains a double-blind peer review system and regular collaboration with experts and practitioners in the field of ADR who supervise the editorial process to preserve its scholastic appeal and integrity.


Call for Papers

GNLU SRDC ADR Magazine is inviting submissions for Volume III, Issue II. Contributions for the magazine are welcome from all academicians, practitioners and law students. ADR Magazine accepts submissions on a rolling basis, subject to the preference for publication in the upcoming issue granted for those submissions made before the prescribed date, i.e. 31st July 2022.

The magazine permits submissions in the nature of Articles, Case Comments, Legislative Comments and Book Reviews falling within the scope of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Submission & Formatting Guidelines

  • Co-Authorship: Co-authorship is permissible only up to a maximum of two authors.
  • Word Limit: 2000-2500 words (exclusive of citations).
  • Body: The body of the manuscript should be in Garamond, Font Size 12 and line spacing 1.5.
  • Footnotes: The footnotes should be in Garamond, Font Size 10 and line spacing 1.
  • The citations must conform to the OSCOLA style of citations, 4th edition.
  • No hyperlinks are allowed.
  • The manuscript should not contain any reference to the author, including their names and institutional affiliations.
  • Any failure to adhere to submission guidelines may result in rejection of the submission.


Cover Letter

The submission should be accompanied by a Cover Letter wherein the manuscript is attached and must contain the following details:

  • Name of the Author(s)
  • Contact Details- Address and Mobile Number
  • Name and Address of the Institution of the Author(s)
  • Academic Qualifications (year of studying)/Affiliations of the Author(s)
  • Title of the Manuscript


Mode of Submission

  • The Magazine accepts submissions on a rolling basis. If the submission is made after the commencement of editorial process of a given issue on the date prescribed below, the articles shall be considered for publication in the subsequent issues.
  • The submissions can be made via email to the SRDC ADR editorial team on the following email ID:
  • The email should contain the manuscript in .doc or .docx format accompanied by the cover letter as per the aforementioned specification.
  • Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts before 11:59 PM on 31st July 2022 in order to be eligible for publication in Volume III Issue II. The submissions can be made via email to the SRDC ADR editorial team on the following email ID:


Copyright and Editorial Policy

  • Submissions made to the SRDC are on an exclusive basis.
  • The submissions must not have been previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The contribution presented to and accepted for publication along with the copyrights therein shall be the intellectual property of the SRDC and vests with it.
  • SRDC strives to promote originality and commits itself to strict requirements of integrity. Plagiarized works shall be ineligible for publication.
  • The author(s) are to cite their sources and acknowledge the sources for the content which is not original. SRDC ADR editorial team reserves its right to reject and/or discontinue further collaboration on non-fulfilment of the academic integrity criterion.


Contact Details

E-mail ID:

Chaitanya M. Hegde, Editor-in-Chief: +91-8197048587

Viti Bansal, Managing Editor: +91-9537725553

Important Details

The link for the latest issue can be found here.

The link for the LinkedIn page is here.

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The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ’22 Issue of the Journal (Vol. 14, No. 2) in the form of ‘Articles’, ‘Notes’, ‘Comments’ and ‘Book Reviews’.


Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain a constructive and democratic debate on emergent issues in world trade, international economic law,  cross-border investment, and development, among other inter-related aspects of international law, and to serve as a forum for the discussion and distribution of ideas. Towards these ends, we have published works by noted scholars such as WTO DDG Yonov F. Agah, Dr. Prof. Ernst Ulrich Petersmann, Prof. Steve Charnovitz, Prof. Petros Mavroidis, Prof. Mitsuo Matsuhita, Prof. Raj Bhala, Prof. Joel Trachtman, Gabrielle Marceau, Simon Lester, Prof. Bryan Mercurio, and Prof. M. Sornarajah among others. TL&D also has the distinction of being ranked the best journal in India across all fields of law and the 10th best journal in the field of world trade for seven consecutive years by Washington and Lee University, School of Law.

Manuscripts received by August 15, 2022, pertaining to any area within the purview of international economic law will be reviewed for publication in the Winter ’22 issue.

Manuscripts may be submitted via e-mail. For further information about the Journal, please click here. For submission guidelines, please click here.

In case of any queries, please feel free to contact us at: editors[at]tradelawdevelopment[dot]com.

Last Date For Submissions: 15 August, 2022

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National Law University, Jodhpur is an institution of national prominence established under the National Law University, Jodhpur Act, 1999 by Rajasthan State Legislation. The University is established for the advancement of learning, teaching, research and diffusion of knowledge in the field of law.



The Centre for Corporate Governance is a research hub under the rubrics of National Law University, Jodhpur, dedicated to research and development of governance standards for the corporate world. To promote holistic research on areas covered within the broad ambit of corporate law, the Centre came out with a bi-annual publication in 2008, known as Journal on Governance (also known as ‘Journal on Corporate Law and Governance’).

The Journal on Corporate Law & Governance [“JCLG”] is evidence of invincible research, thought-provoking ideas and significant academic and intellectual standards. It offers a forum for critical research on the interplay of contemporary corporate law issues, both from an academic and industry perspective.  The Journal is peer-reviewed with ISSN serial publication No. 0976-0369 and indexed on prestigious legal databases SCC Online and Manupatra. Along with exploring the various problems and challenges that affect the corporate world, the Journal attempts to examine and offer workable solutions, which may help regulatory and policy decisions. Our previous issues boast of scholarly discourses from eminent legal practitioners, academicians, research scholars and students. The journal also publishes the winning essay of the prestigious Pranita Mehta Memorial Essay Writing Competition conducted by the Corporate Law Society, NLUJ. The competition aims to create profound discussions and discourse around contemporary issues within the corporate law realm.  Please visit our website for accessing our previous issues.

The Editorial Board of the Journal welcomes submissions of original articles, comments and discussion within the aim and scope of the Journal for Volume V, Issue 2.


The broad theme of the Journal for Volume V Issue II is “Changing dynamics of Corporate Law & Governance: Steering towards Transparency & Accountability in the Indian scenario.”


The sub-themes for this issue are as follows:

  • Addressing the corporate governance concerns in the Indian Start-up Culture: A look back on Zilingo & Bharat Pe cases.
  • Reimagining the contours of corporate governance through RPT Regime in light of recent amendment to the SEBI Listing Regulation.
  • Role of IFSC in the Indian SPAC Dream: Dealing with corporate governance challenges in the Indian context.
  • Lock-in period of Anchor Investors and its effect on Retail Individual Investors (RII) amid the great Indian IPO rush.
  • Devas Antrix Case and ‘fraud’ as a ground for winding up the corporation: Did the Supreme Court open a pandora’s box?
  • Aftermath of the NSE co-location scam: A wake up call for corporate governance.
  • Analyzing the problem of poor corporate governance in Public Sector Undertaking/Banks.
  • Analysis of the recent Corporate Greenhouse Gas Disclosure Norms: Lessons for the Indian corporate governance regime.
  • Corporate governance in modern times: Can utilisation of technology help achieve stronger corporate governance in corporations?

Please note that the list of sub-themes is merely suggestive and non-exhaustive in nature. The authors can choose to submit manuscripts on other relevant and contemporary topics.


The Journal invites academicians, practitioners, students of law pursuing their LL.B. (Hons.)/LL.B./LL.M. from any recognised university to submit their entries.

Submission Deadline

The deadline for receipt of submissions is July 31, 2022.

Submission Guidelines

Please note that the submissions must conform to the following requirements:

  • The author(s) may contribute to the Journal in the form of Articles, Notes, Comments and Case Analysis.
  • The acceptable length of Articles is >4500 words, and of Notes, Comments & Case Analysis is between 3000-4500 words, including footnotes.
  • All submissions must include an abstract of not more than 300 words, explaining the main idea, objective of the article and the conclusions drawn from it.
  • Each submission may have maximum of two authors.
  • The manuscript should be on A4 sized paper, in Garamond, font size 12, 1.15 line Spacing, justified and 1-inch margins on each side. Footnotes should be in Garamond, font size 10 and with single line spacing.
  • The Authors must conform to the Bluebook (20th edition) Uniform System of Citation. Please refer to our guide to Bluebook (20th edition) here.
  • The Manuscript should not contain any identification of the author/s, which shall be a ground for rejection of the submission. Authors should provide their contact details, designation, institutional affiliation and address in the covering letter for the submission.
  • The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism will lead to direct rejection.
  • The relevant sources should be duly acknowledged as footnotes. The decision of the Editorial Board in this regard shall be final.

Submission Procedure

  • Authors are requested to send an electronic version of their manuscripts .doc or .docx format to with the subject as “Submission- [Name of Author] –Volume V Issue 2.”
  • The document name must be in the following format “[Name of Authors(s)] – [Title of submission].”
  • The e-mail must contain a covering letter providing the contact details, designation, institutional affiliation and address of the authors.

Editorial Policy

  • Manuscripts shall be assessed by through a three stage Blind Review Procedure. Reviewers shall not be informed of the author’s name, university, year in college, or any other personal information.
  • The Journal publishes only original and unpublished material. Manuscripts must therefore not, at any time during the period of consideration by the Journal, be considered for publication in any other place, nor published beforehand.
  • The author must inform the Journal if he/she has submitted the manuscript to other platforms prior to its acceptance for publication in the Journal. The author must withdraw his/her submission accordingly.
  • JCLG is committed to open access for academic work. All the articles published in the JCLG are freely accessible immediately from the date of publication. The Journal doesn’t charge the authors any fee or charge prior to publication, and no charge for any reader for accessing and downloading our articles for their own personal use.

Contact us

All queries may be addressed to the Editorial Board at

Additionally, you may also contact:

Shreya Rajasekaran (Editor-in-Chief)               +91-9884182366

Vedaant S. Agarwal (Editor-in-Chief)              +91-9022226663

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The Indian Arbitration Law Review (“Journal”) is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed journal of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU). It is supported by L&L Partners Law Offices.

Submissions for scholarly, original and unpublished written works from people across the legal profession – students, academicians and practitioners – are invited, to be published in Volume 5 of the Journal.


The Indian Arbitration Law Review is a specialized periodical devoted exclusively to arbitration law, which offers legal professionals, academicians and students an up-to-date review of the field. The Journal is published by EBC and indexed on SCC Online as well as HeinOnline. Published pieces include long articles, short articles, case comments, and book reviews on the law and practice relating to arbitration.


The Journal welcomes submissions on any of the following sub-themes:

  • Summary Determinations in International Commercial Arbitration.
  • Validity of Pre-arbitral Dispute Resolution Clauses.
  • Intersection of International Arbitration and Sustainable Development.
  • Analysis of the ICSID Arbitration Rules, 2022.
  • International Arbitration as an Instrument of Economic Development.

Note: The above sub-themes are only illustrative, and the Journal would welcome submissions on any topic related to arbitration.


Submissions can be made under the following categories:

Long Articles (4000-8000 words*): The article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of a contemporary issue in arbitration law and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.

Short Articles (2000-4000 words*): The article must be an analysis of a contemporary issue in arbitration law and should include a reference to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.

Case Comments (1500-4000 words*): The comment must be an analysis of a recent judgment, bringing out its relevance in light of the development of arbitration law, views expressed in the judgment and the opinion(s) of the author.

Book Reviews (1000-3000 words*): The review must be a crisp account of a recently published book on arbitration, including the issues explored and related arguments of the author.

*The word limit is exclusive of footnotes and abstract. The prescribed word limit may be relaxed up to 10%, at the discretion of the Editorial Board.



  • Submissions are accepted only in the English language.
  • All articles must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words. Case Comments and Book Reviews do not need abstracts.
  • The abstract must expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the article beyond the existing available literature.
  • Co-authorship (with no cap on authors) is permitted for all articles.
  • The manuscript should not contain any references to the identity of the authors. However, authors are allowed to cite their previous published work.
  • The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and 1.5-line spacing.
  • The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and single line spacing.
  • The citations must conform to the style of OSCOLA (4th Edition) – Key available Here.
  • Manuscripts should only use footnotes as a means of citation. No other method shall be permitted.
  • Substantive footnotes are permissible.
  • Kindly send your manuscript in MS Word (.docx) format to The subject of the email should be “Submission for Volume 5 -<Title of the manuscript>”. The submissions must be sent by 11:59 pm, 31st August, 2022
  • IALR accepts manuscripts on a rolling basis. Manuscripts received after the deadline shall be considered for publication in Volume 6.
  • The submission should be accompanied by a Covering Letter, which must include the following details:
  • Name of Author(s)
  • Contact Details– Address and Mobile No.
  • Institutional Affiliations (if any)
  • Academic Qualifications

For further submission guidelines refer HERE



The author agrees to give the Indian Arbitration Law Review all the necessary rights to produce, distribute and publish the manuscript, including but not limited to offline or online media.



In case of any queries, kindly drop an email at or contact:

Aadya Bansal, Editor-in-Chief (+91-6265315646)

Navya Saxena, Managing Editor  (+91-7349063005)

For further information, the detailed Call for Papers can be accessed HERE

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The Transnational Journal of Aviation and Space Laws (TJASL) is a biannual peer-reviewed academic publication, which aims to provide a forum for the publication of articles in the fields of aviation and space laws, written primarily by experts across the globe. Inter-disciplinary works, such as law and policy interface or law and international relations, are welcome. The Journal admits submissions on a rolling basis. We welcome submissions from academics, practitioners and experts and have a strong preference for articles that are not descriptive but prescriptive and argumentatively focused. Undergraduate and postgraduate students need to be associated with an expert to consider their submissions for publication. The submissions will go through a two-staged peer review process and if necessary, will also be edited by the Editorial Board. Submissions may be made under the categories mentioned below:

* Articles:                         5000 – 10000 words

* Short Notes:                  3000 – 5000 words

* Book Reviews:              1500 – 2000 words


Note to the Authors

The prescribed word limits are inclusive of footnotes. However the longer articles shall be considered subject to the approval of the Editorial Board. Submissions are expected to conform to the guidelines listed below. Kindly go through them carefully before mailing your submissions. We promptly acknowledge the receipt of submissions, and a decision on publication takes a minimum of 6 – 8 weeks.

The authors are entirely responsible for accuracy of facts and citations. Though the editors would seek clarifications on contentious issues found by them, the journal does not have the staff to check the accuracy of all facts, quotations and citations; therefore this must remain as the sole responsibility of the author. It is also the sole responsibility of the author to ensure that their contributions are free from plagiarism and copyright violation.


Submission Guidelines

  • Submissions are to be made in electronic form and should be sent to
  • Each contribution is expected to be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words. The abstract must highlight the importance of the issue, main arguments and the conclusions of the article.
  • Author/s name should be mentioned below the title of the manuscript. Details of author’s qualifications and institutional affiliation should be provided in the footnotes. Please note that we will take care to remove all author details during the process of blind peer review.
  • Joint authorship is permissible only to the extent of two authors.
  • By submitting the article, the author is presumed to undertake a declaration to the effect that the article has not been published, submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere.
  • Acceptance of the submissions for publication is solely based on the Editors’ discretion. It is not mandatory for the Editorial Board to inform the author(s) the grounds for rejection of the submission made.


Style and Formatting Guidelines

  • Format: The submissions must be in MS Word (.doc) format. All submissions must be in Times New Roman with 1.5 spacing. Main text should be in the font size 12 and footnotes should in font size 10.
  • Titles: The main title must be centered and typed in bold capitals. The section titles must be in small capitals (without bold). The sub-titles must be in “Capitalize Each Word” with bold at the first level and “Capitalize Each Word” without bold at the second level. The titles and sub-titles must be uniform, concise and descriptive.
  • Quotations: Quotations should be clearly indicated and should always be accurate. Use double inverted commas for quotations and single inverted comma for quotations within quotations. Where the quotation runs more than forty words it should be typed as a separate paragraph and indented without using quotation marks.

Use of quotations must be limited and opted only when it is indispensable.

  • Foreign words: Foreign words not currently absorbed into the English language should be italicized, e.g., inter alia, bona fide, et al, ad hoc Don’t use italics unnecessarily.
  • References: Authors should use footnotes and not endnotes/references. Contributors are requested to adhere to the following footnote system.


UN Documents:

     UN Doc. A/AC.105/39, (6 September 1967) at 7.


UN General Assembly Resolutions:

     UNGA Res. 1802 (XVII), (14 December 1962) at 12.



     Asian Agricultural Products Ltd. (AAPL) v. Republic of Sri Lanka (1992) 30 ILM 577.



Nicholas M. Matte, Treatise on Air – Aeronautical Law, (Toronto: Carswell Co. Ltd., 1981) p. 379.


Articles from Edited Books:

Ranjana Kaul & Ram S. Jakhu, ‘Regulation of Space Activities in India’, in Ram S. Jakhu (ed.), National Regulation of Space Activities, (Dordrecht: Springer, 2010) pp. 153 – 198 at p. 191.


Articles from Journals:

Sandeepa Bhat B., ‘Inventions in Outer Space: Need for Reconsideration of the patent Regime’, Journal of Space Law, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2010, pp. 1 – 17 at p. 11.


Articles from Colloquium Proceedings:

  1. M. Kolossov, ‘Legal Aspects of Outer Space Environmental Protection’, Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 1981, pp. 103 – 106 at p. 104.


Newspaper Writings:

  1. Subramanian & Y. Mallikarjun, First human being will land on Mars in 2037, says NASA official, HINDU DAILY, (Mangalore edn.), 25 September 2007, at 13.


Online Materials:

Tony Tyler, ‘Aviation Crisis: Common vision to help fix problems like high taxes, investment curbs’, available at <> Last visited, 1 July 2020.

‘The International Space Station: An Overview’, NASA Facts, June 1999, available at <> Last visited 18 March 2021.


Use of Supra & Ibid:

     Supra note 20, at 433.

     Id., at 400.

* Note:    The authors are discouraged to refer single source too many times in their papers. Use of Infra is not allowed.

For any queries relating to the theme or the structure of your submissions or any general queries relating to the journal, please contact

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About the Institute

Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS University, Mumbai was established in the year 2013 with an aim of providing quality legal education with a global focus, dedicated towards the advancement of human dignity, social and economic welfare, and justice through knowledge of law.


About the Journal

NMIMS Law Review is the flagship law journal of Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS University, Mumbai. The NMIMS Law Review is an annual publication comprising scholarly works of renowned academicians and research scholars. It aims to continually raise the bar of academic research and actively contribute to the legal discourse surrounding pertinent questions of law. It was set up with the objective of publishing high quality original research work through articles and case comments that provide contemporary insight and add value to the scholarship surrounding the Indian legal framework and its comparative discourse.

The Editorial Board of the NMIMS Law Review is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in Volume II. The Journal is indexed on SCCOnline.



Submissions are invited from academicians, research scholars and professors from a recognised university only. Kindly note that this Volume does not accept submissions from students.


Theme for Volume II

The NMIMS Law Review welcomes contributions that are original, unpublished and up to date. The authors are not restricted to any particular area of law and submissions of an inter-disciplinary nature analysing contemporary legal issues are encouraged.


Categories for submission

Submissions may be in the form of:

  • Long Article (8000-12000 words): Articles must comprehensively analyse a contemporary legal issue that the author(s) seeks to highlight. Articles would include research articles and theoretical discussions on any theme of law. It must either indicate the lacunae therein or, attempt to suggest possible changes, which can address the said lacunae or alternatively holistically cover the subject matter while offering a critical analysis of the chosen theme.
  • Short Article (4000-8000 words): Articles must be concise and condensed in their scope and conceptualisation vis-a-vis long articles. They must challenge existing principles and provide a fresh interpretation of an issue.

Please note the following guidelines before submitting the manuscript:


Formatting Requirements

  • The manuscript’s title must be on the first text page and must be title of the file.
  • Font must be Times New Roman and sized 12 for main text, and 10 for footnotes.
  • Line Spacing must be 1.5 for main text and 1.0 for footnotes.
  • Alignment must be justified.
  • All text, including hyperlinks, must be in black colour only.



We accept footnote citations exclusively. Citations must conform to standards laid in the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edition).


Abstract and Keywords

All manuscripts must contain an abstract of 200-300 words. The abstract length is excluded from the respective submission word limits. The abstract must also contain 5 keywords.



Co-Authorship of up to two authors is permitted.


Submission Format

All submissions must be made via the form here.

All manuscripts must be uploaded in .docx format AND .pdf format.


Submitted manuscripts should not be simultaneously considered by any other publication at the time of submission. The author(s) undertake to inform NMIMS Law Review immediately in case the manuscript under consideration OR published manuscript is under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Deadline for submission

The last date for submission is November 31, 2021 (11:59 PM).




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About JLEL
The NLIU-JLEL is a peer-reviewed annual labour and employment law journal which aims to create meaningful debate and discourse to build a fair and equitable regime of workspace laws and to study the dynamic confluence of the academic and the human resource represented by such laws.
We welcome original, genuine and unpublished contributions from students, academicians and practitioners for the Journal. The Journal is accepting submissions under the broad theme of “Labour and Employment Laws” including inter alia industrial disputes, discrimination, gig economy, exploitation, minimum wage, restraint of trade, and whistleblowing. However, the submissions must be of contemporary relevance.Categories of SubmissionsThe submission can be made under any of the following categories:

  • Articles (4000 to 8000 words) The article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the problem(s) or idea(s) dealt with by the author and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.
  • Essays (2000 to 4000 words) The essay must be an analysis of the problem(s) or idea(s) dealt with by the author and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.
  • Case Comment (2000 to 5000 words) The comment must be a critical analysis of a recent judgement, bringing out its relevance in light of development of laws, views expressed in the judgement and views of the author(s). The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.
  • Book Review (1000 to 3000 words) The review must be a crisp account of a recently published book including the issues explored and the related arguments of the author. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.
  • Legislative Comment (2000 to 4000 words) The comment must analyse a recent legislative enactment. It must examine the objective of the legislation and the legal impact the same is expected to have. The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

(NOTE: Submissions in the categories of Book Review(s), Case Comment(s) and Legislative Comment(s) will be highly appreciated.)Submission Guidelines

  • All original submissions must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words which is exclusive of the word limit and should be included within the document of the manuscript. A separate document containing only the Abstract must also be submitted. The abstract must expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the submission, beyond the existing available literature, the practical utility of their recommendation. The abstract must also contain 5 keywords at the end.
  • All submissions must be in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx), with Times New Roman font (body: size 12, line spacing: 1.50; footnotes: size 10, line spacing: 1.00).
  • The Journal uses only footnotes (and not endnotes) as a method of citation. The footnotes must conform to the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA, 4th Edition). Non-compliance with this may lead to disqualification.
  • The submissions made should not be plagiarised. Any submission in contravention of this rule shall be summarily rejected.
  • The manuscript itself must not contain any information as to the name(s) of the author(s), the institution, address or any other information that may reveal or indicate their identity.
  • Co-authorship is permitted for up to 2 authors. However, co-authorship is not allowed in case of Case Comment, Book Review and Legislative Comment.
  • Submissions are accepted for publication on the condition that they do not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third parties. If the submission is found to be violative of any of the rights of the other party, the author(s) shall be solely responsible for such violation.
  • Submissions made should be on an exclusive basis i.e., submission should be unpublished and should not be under any concurrent consideration.
  • The editorial board reserves its rights to suggest changes/make amends/request to add or delete any portion in the submitted manuscript, based upon the discretion of the editor. The author(s) are supposed to incorporate the suggested changes within the specified time limit.
  • All submissions must be made on this form only, before 23:59 hours, 31st October 2021.
  • If the manuscript is selected for publication, the Centre for Labour Laws will have the copyright over the same, and the authors will be granted the moral rights for the same. 
Please visit HERE for more details about call for papers. 
Previous Volume of NLIU-JLEL (Soft Copy) can be accessed at this link
Any doubts relating to the submissions for NLIU-Journal for Labour and Employment Law must be addressed to with a subject line Query Journal for Labour & Employment Law”. 
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General Guidelines

  1. The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“Journal”] attempts to initiate and foster academic dialogue concerning the subject of Administrative Law and Constitutional Law keeping in mind a global perspective. Please note that all submissions must be topical to the scope and theme of the Journal.
  2. All submitted manuscripts shall be original. Any form of plagiarism would lead to immediate rejection of the submission.
  3. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously. Once a manuscript has been selected for publication or has been published in the Journal, the author(s) must seek permission from the Editorial Board [“Board”] before publishing it elsewhere. Such permission may or may not be granted at the discretion of the Board.
  4. Submission of solicited manuscripts, on invitation from the editors of the Journal, guarantees publication of the same. However, in the event that such solicited manuscript does not meet Journal’s standards of quality scholarship, final discretion to publish the solicited manuscript vests with the Board.
  5. The author(s) must inform the Board if the manuscript has also been submitted to another journal, website or forum. The Board must be notified immediately if an offer for publication from another journal, website or forum is accepted by the author(s).
  6. After the first publication of a manuscript with the Journal, permission for any subsequent publication in another forum must be obtained from the Board.
  7. All correspondence must be via e-mail, and should be addressed to the Managing Editor at:
  8. Specific Guidelines

2.1. Author(s)

  1. Each manuscript may have up to two authors.
  2. In case of joint authorship, the author from whom a submission is received by the Board, shall intimate the Board of the name, credentials and contact details of the intended co-author.

2.2. Citations and References

  1. All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes.
  2. The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th edition).

2.3. Manuscripts

  1. Abstract:The manuscript must be accompanied with an abstract of not more than 350 words.
  2. Articles: Articles must deal with issues of interest and relevance and must demonstrate a high-level of analysis. Articles of a purely descriptive nature are not preferred.
  3. Notes: Notes should cover a recent development or should be issue-specific. A Note functions as a more condensed and succinct Article.
  4. Case Comments: Case comments entail a critical analysis of recent case laws and policy developments.
  5. Book Reviews: Book Reviews entail providing a critical analysis and review of any book that deals with the subject matter of the Journal.  
  6. Word Limit:Please note that the word limit would be considered excluding the footnotes, except in cases where speaking footnotes are used.
  • Articles – Not exceeding 6000 (six thousand) words
  • Notes – Not exceeding 4000 (four thousand) words.
  • Case Comment – Not exceeding 3000 (three thousand) words.
  • Book Review – Not exceeding 3000 (three thousand) words.
  1. Formatting specifications:The manuscript must be in Garamond, Font Size 12 with 1.5 Line Spacing.
  2. Language:The Journal shall follow British English. While authors are required to adhere to the prescribed word limits, departures from the same will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Last date for submission:11:59 p.m. on 15th March, 2021.

2.4. Submission Procedure

  1. The Author/s are required to email the manuscript to
  2. The manuscript may be mailed in Microsoft Word (‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’) format.
  3. The subject of the mail must clearly mention, ‘Submission for CALQ_Volume 5.2 [Article/Note/Case Comment/Book Review]’.
  4. The mail must be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ providing the name of the author/s with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details in the body of the mail.
  5. A mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author/s through the email id used by the author/s for correspondence.
  6. Copyright Notice
  7. Authors, upon submission, communicate their acceptance of the following conditions:
  8. The work, upon publication, becomes the property of the Journal;
  9. Permissions for subsequent publication/reprint and/or derivative works must be obtained from the Editors of the Journal.

Please visit for more information or write to the Editorial Board at in case of any queries.

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About the organisation

Legal Maxim is all about sharing ideas and experiences which aims to provide our readers with quality legal research and insights into the legal profession. We strive to create a platform for promoting discussion between law aspirants and practitioners on various matters of law.

Advisory Board:

Guided by law experts from top tier law firms & colleges in India and abroad. The Advisory Board comprises of:
  • Mr. Ratnesh Kr. Rai (Partner, Khaitan & Co)
  • Prof. Dr S.G. Sreejith (Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School)
  • Mr. Ashutosh Ray (Attorney, Peter & Kim)
  • Mr. Alfonso Valero (Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Australia)
  • Ms. Maria Hoyos (International Arbitration Counsel, CMS Portugal)
  • Mrs. Vijaya Bhatia (Founder, V. Bhatia & Associates)
  • Mr. Philip Teoh (Partner, Azmi & Associates Malaysia)
  • Mr. Shiv Bhargava (Senior Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas)
  • Mr. Anunoy Basu (Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co)
  • Mr Ankan Rai (Counsel, Calcutta HC)
  • Mr. Ankit Chaparia (Associate, AQUILAW)


  • Academic writings which unveil the perspectives of the author on the subjects of law, public policy and legal principles.
  • The purpose of these articles is to persuade through logical reasoning. (Instead of being merely informative).
  • These pieces aid lawyers and law students to engage with the subject matter critically.
 Submission Guidelines:

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis from legal practitioners, bar members, academicians and law aspirants.
  • Content should be original and unpublished.
  • Co-authorship allowed up to 2 authors.
  • Word Limit: The upper word limit for tactical writings is 700 words | The word limit for analytical writings is 1500-4000 words.
  • Formatting Specifications: Times New Roman, Font size: 12, Line spacing: 1.5 and Word Doc format, Necessary Headings & Sub-headings, Mention one keyword for the article (This word should appear at least 8 times in the article)
  • Citation for References: In-text hyperlinks or endnotes in OSCOLA (4th edition) format, MLA, APA format.
  • Selection Criteria: The originality of opinion, coherence and quality of arguments.
  • Disclaimer: Legal Maxim reserves the right to edit the errors in the submissions without the prior consent of the author

How to submit:

Send an email to with the subject: ‘Submission_legalmaxim’. The body of the email should contain the title of the article and a short description of the author-

  • Name
  • Place of Work/ University
  • Designation/ Academic Year
  • Headshot Photo of the Author (Will be featured on the respective publication)
  • LinkedIn ID

We will get back to you within 10 days of the submission.


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