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Construction Law Journal

Construction Law Journal
Practice Area: Construction Law
ISSN: 0267-2359
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
General Editor: Hamish Lal
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Format: Journal
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The Construction Law Journal provides an authoritative and accessible forum to which construction law professionals can turn for guidance, comment and informed debate.
  • Expert articles - distinguished practitioners and academics produce articles of the highest standard that are read and relied on by practitioners worldwide
  • Case reports - comprehensive coverage of recent case law in the UK and in common law jurisdictions
  • Construction Act Review - provides an annual case law subject index together with regular dedicated section monitoring, digesting and commenting upon developments arising from the introduction of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
  • Book reviews

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  1. We welcome the submission of articles for consideration by the Articles Editor with a view to publication. Articles;to be considered for publication should be sent  to The Articles Editor, Hamish Lal, by email tohamish.lal@hamishlalpartners.com and Commissioning Editor Eleanor Loutzenhiser Eleanor.loutzenhiser@hotmail.co.uk
  2. The preferred length for articles is around 5,000 words. However, shorter contributions will be welcomed and longer articles may be considered for publication.
  3. Submission of articles will be held to imply that they contain original unpublished work and are not being submitted for publication elsewhere. No liability is accepted for loss or damage to material submitted.
  4. Manuscripts should be typewritten on one side of the paper only and double spaced (including footnotes), with wide margins. All pages should be numbered consecutively. Titles and headings should be short.
  5. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text with superscript Arabic numerals. Footnotes should be typed on a separate page at the end.
  6. Authors must supply the biographical information which they wish to appear in Construction Law Journal, along with an address to which proofs and two complimentary copies of the Journal can be sent.
  7. Cases and statutes, etc. should be cited accurately and in the correct format, preferably in the footnotes.
  8. Proofs will be sent to authors who undertake to check them. They should be clearly corrected and returned to the address given thereon without delay. Authors who would like their article to be peer reviewed should make this known to the Articles Editor when they submit their article.

Contributors must supply their full contact details for further correspondence and are responsible for complying with the house style guide before making a submission.


Editors and Editorial Board:


General and Articles Editor
HAMISH LAL, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Adjunct Professor, University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law

International Case Note Editor
PAUL BUCKINGHAM, BSc, C Eng FI Chem E, Barrister

Book Reviews and Editorial
KIM FRANKLIN KC, LLB, FCI Arb, Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator

Construction Act Review
PETER SHERIDAN, Partner, Sheridan Gold LLP

Technology and Construction Law Reports

Editorial Board

Solicitor, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Mediator at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn; Judge of the Astana International Financial Centre Court; Honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge

Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Adjunct Professor, University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law


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Editorial correspondence
Hamish Lal
Email: hamish.lal@hamishlalpartners.com

Commissioning Editor
Eleanor Loutzenhiser
Email: Eleanor.loutzenhiser@hotmail.co.uk

Stephen Clausard
Sweet and Maxwell
5 Canada Square
London E14 5AQ
Email: stephen.clausard@thomsonreuters.com

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