Journal of Contract Law

The Journal of Contract Law is devoted to the comprehensive analysis of current issues and developments in contract law, both in Australia and overseas. The Journal is a refereed journal and its Editorial Board comprises leading international contract scholars.

The Journal publishes in-depth articles, as well as shorter articles and comments, review articles, and book reviews.

Style Guidelines

Authors are expected to follow the Journal of Contract Law's Style Guidelines. Submissions not adhering to this style will not be considered.

Submission Requirements

Please email submissions to the General Editor, Professor John W Carter, at


John W Carter, Professor, Emeritus, University of Sydney and Consultant, Herbert Smith Freehills
Dr John Eldridge, Book Review Editor

Editorial Board

  • Dr Wayne Courtney (NSW)
  • Kevin Lindgren, AM, QC (NSW)
  • Keith Mason, AC, QC (NSW)
  • Prof Elisabeth Peden (NSW)
  • Prof Donald Robertson (NSW)
  • Prof G J Tolhurst (NSW)
  • Prof Rick Bigwood (Qld)
  • Prof Andrew Stewart (SA)
  • Prof David McLauchlan (NZ)
  • Prof C Rickett (NZ)
  • Prof S Waddams (Canada)
  • Prof M P Furmston (Eng)
  • Prof Elizabeth Macdonald (Eng)
  • Dr Catherine Mitchell (Eng)
  • Prof David Yates (Eng)
  • Dr David Fung (Malaysia)
  • Prof E Hondius (Netherlands)
  • The Hon Justice Phang (Singapore)
  • Prof Tracey George (USA)
  • Prof H O Hunter (USA)

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