Competition and Consumer Law Journal

The Competition & Consumer Law Journal is designed to be of service both to practitioners and to the academic community. Topics within competition and consumer law including trade practices, competition law, product liability, misleading conduct and consumer law are covered by articles, case notes, book reviews and informed comment in the Journal .

The primary focus of this highly regarded Journal is on Australian and New Zealand law; relevant international developments with a bearing on Australian trade practices law are also considered.

The Journal is peer reviewed and contributions are sought from members of the judiciary, barristers and solicitors, academics and others who are involved in or who have an interest in trade practices law.


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 Graphics not complying with these requirements will not be published.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 Competition & Consumer Law Journal are subject to peer review

Licence

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

Warranty

By submitting a manuscript for publication in the Competition & Consumer 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.

Editors

Ray Steinwall, Adjunct Associate Professor, UNSW and General Counsel, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia
Dr Lynden Griggs, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Editorial Board

  • Prof Allan Fels 
  • Prof George A Hay 
  • Prof Warren Pengilley 
  • Dr Rhonda Smith 
  • Prof Richard Whish

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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.