Legal Maxim



About the organisation- 

Legal Maxim is all about sharing ideas and experiences. We aim to provide our readers with quality legal research and insights into the legal profession. We strive to create a platform for promoting discussion between law aspirants and practitioners on various matters of law.

Advisory Board:  

Guided by law experts from top tier law firms & colleges in India and abroad. The Advisory Board comprises of:

Mr. Ratnesh Kr. Rai (Partner, Khaitan & Co), Prof. Dr S.G. Sreejith (Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School), Mr. Ashutosh Ray (Attorney, Peter & Kim), Mr. Alfonso Valero (Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Australia), Ms. Maria Hoyos (International Arbitration Counsel, CMS Portugal), Mrs. Vijaya Bhatia (Founder, V. Bhatia & Associates), Mr. Philip Teoh (Partner, Azmi & Associates Malaysia), Mr. Shiv Bhargava (Senior Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas), Mr. Anunoy Basu (Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co), Mr Ankan Rai (Counsel, Calcutta HC), Mr. Ankit Chaparia (Associate, AQUILAW)


  • Academic writings which unveil the perspectives of the author on the subjects of law, public policy and legal principles. 

  • The purpose of these articles is to persuade through logical reasoning. (Instead of being merely informative).

  • These pieces aid lawyers and law students to engage with the subject matter critically.


Submission Guidelines: 

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis from legal practitioners, bar members, academicians and law aspirants.

  • Content should be original and unpublished.

  • Co-authorship allowed up to 2 authors.

  • Word Limit: The upper word limit for tactical writings is 700 words | The word limit for analytical writings is 1500-4000 words.

  • Formatting Specifications: Times New Roman, Font size: 12, Line spacing: 1.5 and Word Doc format, Necessary Headings & Sub-headings, Mention one keyword for the article (This word should appear at least 8 times in the article)

  • Citation for References: In-text hyperlinks or endnotes in OSCOLA (4th edition) format, MLA, APA format.

  • Selection Criteria: The originality of opinion, coherence and quality of arguments.

  • Disclaimer: Legal Maxim reserves the right to edit the errors in the submissions without the prior consent of the author.

How to submit:

Send an email to with the subject: ‘Submission_legalmaxim’. The body of the email should contain the title of the article and a short description of the author-

  • Name

  • Place of Work/ University

  • Designation/ Academic Year

  • Headshot Photo of the Author (Will be featured on the respective publication)

  • LinkedIn ID

We will get back to you within 10 days of the submission.



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