Informa Law

Informa Law from Routledge provide professionals with high-quality, expert books across a wide range of areas including  MaritimeCommercial, Dispute ResolutionConstruction, Insurance and Transport Law.  Written by eminent lawyers and industry experts, these books are essential reading for practitioners. 

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Containing a choice selection of writings from members of Swansea University's Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, an active research organisation with both academic and practitioner members,which is dedicated solely to the production and propagation of top-quality scholarship into maritime and commercial law. In this FreeBook you will glimpse the practicalities of forming ship building contracts, insight into the Rotterdam Rules and aspects of insurance | View More.

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  • Vitiation of Contractual Consent

    By Peter MacDonald Eggers

    The validity of a contract can be undermined by factors affecting contractual consent. Issues of contractual validity frequently arise for consideration in all types of litigation, not least commercial disputes. This book provides practitioners and academics with an invaluable reference tool,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Commercial Law Library

  • The Law of Ship Mortgages

    2nd Edition

    By David Osborne, Graeme Bowtle, Charles Buss

    Thought to be the most comprehensive guide to English law relating to ship mortgages, the second edition of The Law of Ship Mortgages has been highly anticipated. This fully-updated and complete explanation provides practitioners with a practical, commercially-based, and definitive guide to the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Lloyd's Shipping Law Library

  • Illegality in Marine Insurance Law

    By Feng Wang

    Illegality in Marine Insurance Law is the first book to deal specifically with illegality in the context of marine insurance law. Previously, this issue has only ever been partially covered within analysis and criticism of Section 41 of the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and warranties. However, Dr Wang…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law


Informa Law also provides premium market intelligence covering the Legal, Insurance, Finance and Banking sectors in a variety of other sources and delivery mechanisms to suit your needs.

From monthly newsletters and reports, to the online service, which incorporates Lloyd’s Law Reports, with headnotes and judgments going back to 1919, our range of offerings has something for everyone.

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The Informa Law from Routledge list is rooted in maritime and commercial law from its close links with Lloyd’s List, the daily news service established back in 1734. Publishing titles in Commercial, Construction, Insurance, Maritime and Transport Law, Informa Law from Routledge provides unbiased commentary, analysis and case reporting to support the needs of your business and clients.

The Publishing Team – what we can offer:
  • Dedicated and experienced subject editors who will review and provide feedback on your initial proposal.
  • Global distribution and marketing. We have a strong international presence, and our sales reach deeply into markets in the US, the UK and the rest of the world. Our editorial and marketing teams in the US and UK work very closely to ensure your book gets the right exposure.
  • A global marketing plan, including electronic and web marketing, advertising, review mailing and conference representation.
  • A dedicated international sales team, with offices in Europe, Singapore, India and China.
  • Dedicated and knowledgeable sales teams in the US and UK, selling directly to practitioners, librarians, instructors, bookshops, wholesalers, online retailers, library suppliers and specialist accounts.
  • Quality design and production values. Using the latest technology, our books are produced efficiently, quickly and attractively.
  • eBooks. We know how important it is to provide content in a format that customers want. Routledge has an extensive eBooks programme, with new titles being added daily.
  • Translation rights. Our rights team will manage translation rights on your behalf dealing with publishers from around the globe.
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 Joshua Wells or Amy Jones

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

Meet our editorial and marketing teams at these conferences, events and exhibitions.

International Bar Association 2015, Vienna, Austria 

Construction Law Summer School, Cambridge, UK

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  • Amy Jones, Editor

    Amy Jones works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. She commissions books for lawyers specialising in Maritime, Transport, Environment and Energy law as well as non-legally trained professionals in the surrounding fields. Her key series include the Lloyd’s Shipping Law Series, the Maritime and Transport Law Library, the Lloyd’s Environment and Energy Law Series, and Lloyd’s Practical Shipping Guides. Whilst her books most commonly focus on English law, they will often be relevant to professionals practicing internationally and in other jurisdictions where that law is used.

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Legal systems across the globe provide resolutions for a variety of disputes that have arisen between disagreeing parties. There are many processes and techniques employed and anything which minimises cost and damage to the relationship between parties is considered advantageous.

In creating this Dispute Resolution FreeBook, we have brought together excerpts from some of our titles, all written by experts in their fields. Each chapter offers an insight into a distinct area of dispute resolution, providing fresh perspectives and new ideas | View More


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