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The Publishing Team – what we can offer:
Dedicated and experienced subject editors who will review and provide feedback on your initial proposal
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Submitting a Book Proposal
The proposal you submit will be the basis on which we judge the book's suitability for publication. Therefore it needs to be organised in a way that provides the right information to us and to referees.
The following notes should help you prepare your proposal, and your cooperation in following our recommendations will ease the task of evaluation:
Proposal Guidelines for Professional Law
This may be supplemented by two sample chapters and a curriculum vitae, if available. If you've completed a draft manuscript, please indicate this in your proposal. Please do not, however, send in an unsolicited draft manuscript as your initial correspondence. After reviewing your proposal, a commissioning editor will determine whether you should submit a full manuscript. Please send your proposal and any accompanying material by email to Faye Mousley or Joshua Wells.
Preparing your manuscript
If your proposal is accepted, the following guidelines for professional law authors should help shape your writing towards market needs:
Guidelines for Professional Law Authors