Submission Guidelines

Kindly note that all submissions made to the NALSAR-IAMC ADR Journal must mandatorily comply with the following guidelines: 

  • The maximum number of authors for each submission shall be 2.
  • All submissions must be accompanied by a 250-word abstract and 5-8 keywords.
  • Footnotes are to be in accordance with the BlueBook (20th edition).
  • The submissions must be in compliance with the following formatting requirements ;
    • Body of the Submission – Times New Roman, Font Size 12, 1.5 Line Spacing, Justified Alignment and 1-inch margins on each side.
    • Footnotes – Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and Single Line Spacing.
  • Authors must ensure that the submissions are original works. All submissions will be thoroughly scrutinized for plagiarism and the finding of any plagiarized content will lead to the submission being directly rejected. Further, the decision of the Editorial Board shall be final in this regard.

  • The submissions must not contain any information which may lead to the identification of the author/authors. Information such as the name of the author/authors, contact details, designation and institutional affiliation must be provided separately in the cover email for the submission.

  • Any information leading to the identification of the author/authors, if found, shall result in the submission being rejected. Further, the decision of the Editorial Board shall be final in this regard.

Submission Procedure

Authors are hereby requested to comply with the following procedure:

  • All submissions shall be sent to in .doc or .docx format.
  • The subject of the email shall be as follows – “Submission for Volume I, Issue I | Name of the Author/Authors – Title of Submission”
  • The soft copy of the submission shall be in the following format–“[Name of the Author/Authors]– Title of Submission”
  • The submission should be accompanied by a cover email that includes the following details:
    • Name of the Author / Authors
    • Contact Details
    • Designation
    • Institutional Affiliation


All submissions made to The Journal must fall under the ambit of Arbitration Law (both domestic and international) and/or Alternate Dispute Resolution.

Editorial Policy

  • All submissions will be subjected to a Two-Stage Blind Review Procedure. Further, all submissions will be thoroughly anonymized before the review process commences.
  • Submissions published earlier or under consideration for publication in any other place at the time of submission will be directly rejected.
  • Further, if a submission is accepted elsewhere while being under consideration by The Journal, the author/authors must duly inform the Editorial Board and withdraw their submission immediately.
  • The Editorial Board reserves its discretion to make any changes to the Editorial Policy as it deems necessary, and the Editorial Board will duly communicate any change so affected.