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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15Series in Informa Law

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222New Products

  • Dictionary of Shipping Terms: French-English and English-French book cover

    Dictionary of Shipping Terms

    French-English and English-French, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Brodie

    Updated and expanded to include new equipment and also new documentation relating to bills of lading and charter-parties, this new edition of Peter Brodie’s dictionary provides a reference tool for all of those who use or operate cargo ships, both tramp and liner, or who are concerned with their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry book cover

    Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

    7th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry 7th edition aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject, and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry. The book looks at contract law within the context of construction contracts,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13

  • Charterparties: Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues book cover


    Law, Practice and Emerging Legal Issues

    Edited by Barış Professor Soyer, Andrew Tettenborn

    This book consists of edited versions of the papers delivered at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law’s 12th International Colloquium at Swansea Law School in September 2016. Featuring a team of contributors at the top of their profession, both in practice and academia, these…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    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 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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Marketing Contacts

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. She also commissions LLM and upper-level textbooks for the UK and International markets in the Informa Law subject areas as well in Law & Science, Technology, Engineering & Medicine.

Contact our editors

Amy Jones, Editor

Caroline Church, Editorial Assistant

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Craig Pickett, Corporate and Institutional Sales Manager

View our Free Resources

Take a look through our FreeBooks!
We are taking chapters from our key titles and bringing them together to make a unique volume available to download, free of charge.  
Dispute Resolution 
International Shipping and Trade Law, with Swansea University


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