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Company Lawyer, The

Company Lawyer, The
Practice Area: Company Law
ISSN: 0144-1027
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
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Format: Journal
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The Company Lawyer has been designed to keep readers up to date and fully aware of the implications of the constant changes and reforms in company law. The journal can be relied upon for critical discussion and analysis of key issues in company law.
  • New opinion section written by a leading figure
  • The editorial column is an independent voice on major issues facing companies, their in-house legal advisers and lawyers in private practice
  • Penetrating articles examine in detail areas of company law and securities regulation
  • All the essential items of news from, for example, the Treasury, the SIB, the Takeover Panel, the Stock Exchange, DTI, the accountancy bodies, The Law Society and the EU are reported in the News Digest pages
  • Company Lawyer Briefing provides the most convenient way of finding out what changes have been introduced in company law and securities regulation, and what effect they will have
  • Contributors located in over 30 world business and investment centres report on significant developments in international company law

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Guidelines for submitting articles

Contributions are cordially invited and should be accompanied by the name and address of the contributor (not necessarily for publication). Analysis and International articles should not exceed 6,000 words and should be sent to Professor Barry A.K. Rider, Jesus College, Cambridge, CB5 8BL or email b.rider@jesus.cam.ac.uk. Analysis articles should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 60 words. Briefing articles should not exceed 1500 words, be as topical as possible and should also be sent to Professor Rider.

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Review process:
contributions will be refereed anonymously and be accepted entirely at the discretion of the Board.

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Complimentary copies and off-prints:
Complimentary copies: Two complimentary copies of the issue in which his/her article appears will be provided to each contributor

Information on offprints will be made available to authors on acceptance of their contributions


General Editor
Prof Barry A. K. Rider Former Director of the
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Professor of
Law, University of London; President of the British
Institute of Securities Laws and Barrister
Professor Mads Andenas Professor of
European Law, University of Leicester and former
Director of The British Institute of International and
Comparative Law
Professor Adrian Walters Geldards LLP
Professor of Corporate and Insolvency Law,
Nottingham Trent University
Professor Johan Henning Dean and Professor
of Commercial Law, University of the Free State,
South Africa
Mr Julian Harris Editor, Amicus Curiae
Mr Colin Bamford Barrister, 3/4 South Square,
Gray's Inn
Dr Andrew Haynes Director of the Institute of
Finance Law, University of Wolverhampton
Mr Stuart Bazley Head of Regulatory
Consulting, Momenta
Dr Angela Leong Associate Research Fellow,
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London
Mr Jason Haines Senior Consultant, MPAC
Consultancy LLP
Professor Dayanath Jayasuriya Director of
Academic Affairs, International Compliance
Association, Singapore and former Chairman of the
Securities Commission of Sri Lanka
Ms Shirley Quo Lecturer in Law, Monash
Ms Suzanne Gilbert Partner, Holland and
Knight LLP, USA
Dr Richard Alexander Lecturer in Law, School
of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Dr Iris Chiu Lecturer in Law, Kings College,
Mrs Li-Hong Xing Senior Research Fellow in
Comparative Regulation, British Institute of
Securities Laws


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“The Company Lawyer considers issues of UK and international company law, corporate governance, financial regulation, corporate insolvency and other topics of interest to the world of business.

Analysis and international articles should not exceed 6,000 words and should be sent to Professor Barry A.K. Rider, Jesus College, Cambridge, CB5 8BL or email to
b.rider@jesus.cam.ac.uk. Analysis articles should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 60 words. Briefing articles should not exceed 1,000 words, be as topical as possible and should also be sent to Professor Rider.”


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Editorial correspondence
Professor Barry Rider
Jesus College
Email: b.rider@jesus.cam.ac.uk

Matt Seys-Llewellyn
Thomson Reuters
5 Canada Square
E14 5AQ
Email: matt.seys-llewellyn@thomsonreuters.com

House editor
Lian Boyle
Sweet & Maxwell
The Hatchery
Hall Bank Lane
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
Email: lian boyle@thomsonreuters.com
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