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Style and formatting


Authors are invited to submit research and application papers and need to use the following style guide.


It is important that the file be saved in the native format of the word processor used. The text should be in single-column format. Keep the layout of the text as simple as possible. In particular, do not use the word processor's options to justify text or to hyphenate words. However, do use bold face, italics, subscripts, superscripts etc.


All manuscripts are to be supplied with an Abstract of about 100-200 words in length.


Page size:

• 17 x 24 cm



• Top:      2.5 cm

• Bottom: 1.0 cm

• Left:      2.5 cm

• Right:    2.0 cm


Font style:

• Times New Roman


Font Sizes:

• Manuscript title: 14 pt.

• Author(s) name: 12 pt.

• Authors(s) affliliation (incl. address and email): 9 pt.

• Abstract: 10 pt.

• Sections and Section Headings.

    - Main Heading: 12 pt.                 ---> i.e. "1. Introduction"

    - First level subheading: 11 pt.     ---> i.e. "1.2 Specific Jurisdiction"

    - Third level subheading: 10 pt.    ---> i.e. "1.2.1 US Jurisdiction"

• Manuscript text (body): 10 pt.


• You may use either the Bluebook or the numeric footnote style for referencing.

• Please minimize the use of footnotes and long titles.
• There is no need to make a reference list if you have used a Blue book style.

• Please put only the reference materials in your bibliography, which you cited in your text!



• When preparing tables, if you are using a table grid, use only one grid for each individual table and not a grid for each row.

• If no grid is used, use tabs, not spaces, to align columns.


Page limit:

• Page limit: 15 pages following the formatting guidelines.

• Every extra page will be charged an additional fee of £20 GBP.