Australian Bar Review
The Australian Bar Review provides an ideal forum for the scholarly discussion of current issues in legal doctrine and procedure throughout Australia. The Australian Bar Review is highly regarded, produced under the auspices of the Australian Bar Association.
Featuring a high standard of contributions from members of the Judiciary, legal practitioners and academics, the Australian Bar Review is for members of the Bar, the Bench and all those involved in the legal profession and legal academia.
Containing analytical articles, short notes, comments, reports, recent cases and reviews of significant books in the field of legal doctrine and procedure, this law journal covers all Australian jurisdictions and international developments where they are of wide general interest or of relevance to the Australian situation.
The Australian Bar Review is available in hard copy and online.
Authors are expected to follow the style guidelines of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation.
While the Journal does not adhere to a strict word limit, articles would normally be in the range of 5-10,000 words, though longer or shorter pieces may be accepted where appropriate for the topic. Submissions should contain footnotes not endnotes. An abstract of 100-150 words must be included.
Graphics, tables, graphs and diagrams should be kept to a minimum. They should be in greyscale; no more than 10cm in width; of high resolution; font is to be Times New Roman, no more than 10pt; must not contain footnotes. Graphics not complying with these requirements will not be published.
Contributions to the Australian Bar Review undergo main editor peer review, whereby the main editor will review and select all the submitted articles for each issue.
By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Bar Review, the contributor licenses LexisNexis to publish the manuscript, as approved by the Editorial Board following the peer review process, in the Australian Bar Review and in other publications in print or electronic form with due attribution.
By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Bar Review, the contributor warrants that the manuscript is an original work, has not been published before, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere, including online publications.
How to Submit
All submissions must be made via the ‘Submit an Article’ portal on this website. Submissions sent via email will not be accepted.
Submit in Word format only. PDF files or links to external sites are not accepted.
Submissions must be in a 'ready to publish' state, not in draft form. If accepted for publication, authors will have the opportunity to review proofs of their edited work before it is published.
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