Australian Property Law Journal

The Australian Property Law Journal provides a comprehensive and analytical coverage of the law and practice relating to real and personal property.

Featuring in-depth articles, commentary, notes and reviews, the Journal seeks to address matters of national interest as well as key international developments. Some key areas covered includes real property and conveyancing, leases, mortgages, personal property, specialty titles relating to land (including strata and cluster titles) and trusts and equity.


Style Guidelines

Authors are expected to follow the style guidelines of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation.

Submission Requirements

Word Limit

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

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 Graphics not complying with these requirements will not be published.

Peer Review

All contributions to the Australian Property Law Journal are subject to peer review

Licence

By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Property Law Journal, the contributor licenses LexisNexis to publish the manuscript, as approved by the Editorial Board following the peer review process, in the Australian Property Law Journal and in other publications in print or electronic form with due attribution.

Warranty

By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Australian Property Law Journal, 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

Please 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 their edited work before it is published.

Email submissions to Catherine Zemann at Catherine.Zemann@lexisnexis.com.au or via the submissions portal on this website.

General Editors

Professor the Hon Clyde Croft AM SC
Dr Andrew Hanak QC

Associate Editor

Professor Paul Babie

Editorial Board

  • Prof A Bradbrook 
  • T R Bryant 
  • Prof P Butt 
  • J Syminton 
  • P Thomas 
  • The Hon P W Young

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By submitting a manuscript for publication with LexisNexis, the contributor licenses LexisNexis to publish the manuscript, as approved by the Editorial Board following the peer review process, in the LexisNexis journal or other publications in print or electronic form with due attribution.

By submitting a manuscript to LexisNexis, the contributor warrants that the manuscript is an original work, has not been published before, including online publications, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.