Resources for Authors

Resources for Authors

The Legal Magazine’s mission is to lead the debate on law and the legal profession, and to engage, inform, and stimulate lawyers, researchers and other legal professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for clients. We aim to help lawyers to make better decisions.

To achieve these aims we publish original articles, review and educational articles, news, letters, investigative journalism, and articles commenting on the professional, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting law. We are delighted to consider articles for publication from doctors and others, and from anywhere in the world.

We audit the performance of the Legal Magazine articles, using a wide range of indicators to assess their impact on readers and their dissemination to the wider world.

Open access

The full text of every article published in the Legal Magazine is immediately accessible on through open access, for everyone. The Magazine is committed to keeping research articles Open Access (with Creative Commons licences and deposit of the full text content in a repository as well as fully Open Access on

Please see the section of instructions to authors on Copyright, Open Access, and Permission to reuse.

Open peer review

We ask reviewers to declare any competing interests on any manuscripts we send them. Reviewers advise the editors, who make the final decision.

Advice on writing, laying out, and submitting articles

For fully detailed advice please follow the links in the index at the top left of this page. The main points, however, are here:

Where to submit an article
How to prepare an article
What to write an article: Write for Us.
How to report research: advice on writing and submitting original research articles
See the frequently asked questions about our publishing model

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