New Zealand Law Journal

The New Zealand Law Journal (NZLJ) is the only journal in New Zealand that carries in-depth articles on the whole range of legal issues published in a timely and up-to-date manner. NZLJ reports developments in the law and law-related affairs quickly, accurately and in depth. Regular sections by expert editors provide short commentary on the most recent developments in litigation, criminal practice and in transactional matters.

Submissions are welcome on topics that are of relevance to New Zealand practitioners and academics – see submission guidelines below.

General Information
EditorBrenda Midson
Formathardcopy and online

The NZLJ is a peer-edited journal. Selected articles may also be refereed by a third party at the Editor’s discretion. We require exclusive submission as articles are published within a relatively short time-frame. We will consider a New Zealand-oriented and shortened version of an academic article accepted elsewhere (with the permission of the other journal).

Authors are welcome to contact the Editor at any time to discuss potential submissions.

Submission Guidelines

Emailed submissions are preferred and should be sent as a Word document to Submitted articles should:

• comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide;
• include all references in the body of the text (not in footnotes);
• use no more than two levels of headings; and
• be no longer than 5,500 words without prior agreement from the Editor (shorter pieces are welcome).

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