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Journal; the arbitrator and mediator

the arbitrator & mediator

First published in 1981 (by IAMA until 2014 and now by Resolution Institute),  the arbitrator and mediator is a bi-annual peer reviewed publication, which includes articles, book reviews and case notes on the latest developments in dispute resolution, authored by leading national and international ADR academics and professionals.

the arbitrator and mediator insightfully ‘addresses and explains the reforms occurring in Australia that will allow for improvement to DR’ - Russell Thirgood, General Editor


Submitting to the arbitrator and mediator

Submit your article as applications are still welcome for the December issue:

Submit your article here

the arbitrator and mediator encourages submissions of original and unpublished articles, case notes and book reviews in all areas of dispute resolution including (and not limited to)

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Conciliation
  • Mediation
  • Expert determination
  • Expert witness
  • Recent cases and changes to legislation

Submission guidelines

  • Author(s)'s details: including name, post nominals, position, organisation and other relevant information in the first foot note of the manuscript, up to 50 words
  • Abstract: a succinct statement  of 60-100 words describing the purpose and conclusion of the article 
  • Length: articles 3000 – 5000 words;  case notes 1000 – 2000 words; book reviews 750 – 1000 words.  Note: Case notes should provide a brief outline of the facts and judgements together with evaluation and analysis of the importance of the decision for ADR
  • Citation: as per the Australian Guide to Legal Citation >> 
  • Accuracy: please ensure accuracy of case names, citations and other references including spelling judges' names, accuracy of quotations and so on
  • Original and unpublished work:. please inform us if your work has been submitted to another publisher or journal

Complete our online submission form here