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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14Series in Informa Law

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191New Products

  • Lloyd's Maritime Atlas of World Ports and Shipping Places 2016

    29th Edition

    Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. It provides a comprehensive reference for locating the world’s ports and shipping places, including major canal and river systems in addition to all of the main road, rail and airport…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Cargo Handling

    4th Edition

    By Peter Brodie

    Now in its fourth edition, this illustrated dictionary gives readers a visual representation of all elements of maritime transport which relate to the handling and movement of cargo. This is particularly for the benefit of shore-based personnel who often do not get the opportunity to see first-hand…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • The Modern Law of Marine Insurance

    Volume Four

    Edited by Rhidian Thomas

    This latest and fourth volume in the series comprises ten contributions written by an expert team of academics and practitioners and which collectively analyse and expound many of the contemporary legal issues and debates in the law and practice of marine insurance. Some of the contributions touch…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Maritime and Transport Law Library


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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Editorial Contacts

  • 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.

  • Joshua Wells, Editor, Informa Law from Routledge

    Joshua Wells works on the Informa Law from Routledge imprint, which is the professional publishing arm of the Routledge Law list. Specialising in Construction, Commercial, Insurance, and Arbitration law, he commissions black-letter law books for a legally trained audience as well as practical guides in these areas useful for legal and non-legal professionals alike. He can be found on LinkedIn.

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Joshua Wells, Editor

Amy Jones, Editor

Caroline Church, Editorial Assistant


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