The National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU), was established by the Rashtriya Vidhi Sansthan Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam, by an Act No. 41 of 1997 enacted by the Madhya Pradesh State Legislature. NLIU is recognized by the University Grants Commission and the Bar Council of India.
The Journal was formed in 2018 pursuant to the joint efforts of the Moot Court Association and Alternative Dispute Resolution Cell of NLIU. Its aim is to publish high-quality cutting-edge scholarship.
The Journal looks to meaningfully add to research in arbitration and will publish scholarly submissions on contemporary issues in the law and practice of arbitration. All submissions will undergo a multi-layered rigorous editorial process by an expert Board of Editors. The inaugural volume of the Journal was published in February 2019.
Submissions for scholarly, original and unpublished written works from people across the legal profession – students, academicians and practitioners – are invited, to be published in Volume 2 of the Journal. Volume 2 is expected to be published in February 2020.
About the Organizer
The Indian Arbitration Law Review (‘Journal’) is an annual peer-reviewed journal of the students of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU) and is supported by L&L Partners Law Offices.
Submission Registration Application Details
Submissions can be made under the following categories
Long Articles (5000-10000 words*): The article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of a contemporary issue in arbitration law and should include the reference to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.
Short Articles (2000-5000 words*): The article must be an analysis of a contemporary issue in arbitration law and should include the reference to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.
Case Comments (2000-5000 words*): The comment must be an analysis of a recent judgment, bringing out its relevance in light of the development of arbitration law, views expressed in the judgment and the opinion(s) of the author.
Book Review (1000-3000 words*): The review must be a crisp account of a recently published book on arbitration, including the issues explored and related arguments of the author.
*The word limit is inclusive of footnotes. Kindly adhere strictly to the word limit prescribed.
Guidelines for Submissions
All original submissions must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words. The abstract must expressly include the novelty and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the article beyond the existing available literature.
The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and in 1.5-line spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and in single line spacing. The citations must conform to The Bluebook Style of Citation, 20th edition. (key attached below).
The manuscript must be sent to ialr[at]nliu.ac.in in MS Word (.docx) format. The subject of the e-mail should be “Submission for Volume 2 – Indian Arbitration Law Review”.
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