The NMIMS Law Review Blog aims to provide exposure to exemplary legal scholarship in diverse themes, on a quarterly basis. For this quarter (October/November/December), we welcome submissions on a rolling basis under the broad themes of:

1. International Law
2. Commercial Law
3. Intellectual Property Law


The themes are broad, keeping in mind the need to encourage cross-disciplinary legal research. We hope to receive original, unpublished submissions that are including but not limited to articles analysing contemporary developments, research notes, and opinion pieces.



Submissions are accepted from academicians, legal professionals and practitioners, and students at all levels of legal study.

1. Word limit: Between 1000 to 1500 words, exclusive of endnotes. Longer posts may be accepted and published in parts. Please contact us at to discuss the same.

2. Submissions are accepted only in the English language. They must be original and unpublished. Any plagiarism will lead to disqualification.

3. Co-authorship up to 2 authors is allowed.

4. The text of the submission should contain absolutely no reference or indication to the identity of the authors or their institutional affiliation. The title of the document should be renamed to the title of the post.

5. The submission should be in Word format (.doc or .docx and in compatibility mode).

6. Submissions should be made strictly on this form.



1. Times New Roman (Title – 14, Bold; Subtitles – 12, Bold; Body – 12)

2. Case laws to be italicised.

3. Referencing: All references are to be hyperlinked. Should the source cited not be available online, endnotes may be used per the Bluebook 20th Edition format. No footnotes.


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