Publishing Opportunities with LexisNexis

LexisNexis is Australia’s leading legal publisher, providing information, services and technology to professionals around the world. LexisNexis authors are acknowledged experts in their fields, chosen for their commitment to advancing the law by sharing their insight and analysis.

Opportunities are available to become a member of the dedicated author team working on the profession’s most trusted publications. Grow your reputation as an expert by contributing to well known and respected titles, or shape the way the law develops by shining a spotlight on an emerging practice area with a new work.

Practitioner Works

The law is dynamic and the needs of the legal profession are always evolving. At LexisNexis we know that we must not only cater for the profession today but innovate to meet the demands of tomorrow. That’s why even though our expert authors ensure LexisNexis publications keep pace with today’s developments, we continue to search for tomorrow’s thought leaders.

If you have ideas for new publications to tackle changes in an existing practice area or to explore new fields, we want to hear from you. Please email the Content Development Team with a completed LexisNexis Author Questionnaire containing details of your proposal.

Academic Works

LexisNexis has a proud tradition of publishing quality legal textbooks to suit the needs of students studying law and commerce in Australia. Our aim is to cover a wide range of subjects across legal and business areas while catering to a variety of teaching styles.

We believe there is always scope for new ideas for publications, including fresh approaches to treating some traditional subject matter. If you have a manuscript or an idea for a publishing project, our Commissioning Editors are interested in hearing from you.

Our highly innovative commissioning and development team has a wealth of experience in academic publishing.  To help you prepare your proposal, please complete our LexisNexis Author Questionnaire and send to the relevant Commissioning Editor

LexisNexis Practical Guidance

Recently released in Australia, LexisNexis Practical Guidance takes a new approach to legal research, structuring specialist practitioner insight to match the workflow of each practice area. The Business, Employment, Family, Property and General Counsel modules have already been released, and LexisNexis is looking for specialist practitioners to contribute to new practice area modules, including Succession and Corporations law.

Now you can provide expert advice to the next generation of lawyers and develop informative tools and precedents to supplement clear and concise instruction on a range of topics. To express your interest in contributing to this innovative new product, email the editorial team with your details and areas of expertise.

For more information on LexisNexis Practical Guidance, visit


Raise your professional profile while you keep up to date by writing for a LexisNexis Newsletter. Share your insights and analysis and help to shape the way your colleagues consider the impact of amendments, the effect of cases and the consequences of global trends.

LexisNexis Newsletters publish 10 issues annually and cover a wide range of subject areas and jurisdictions under the following titles:

Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Australian Banking and Finance Law Bulletin

Australian Civil Liability

Australian Construction Law Bulletin

Australian Energy & Resources Law Bulletin

Australian Environment Review

Australian Health Law Bulletin

Australian Insurance Law Bulletin

Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin

Australian Media, Technology & Communication Law Bulletin

Australian Product Liability Reporter

Australian Property Law Bulletin

Australian Superannuation Law Bulletin

Australian Tax Law Bulletin

Competition and Consumer Law News

Employment Law Bulletin

Financial Services Newsletter

Inhouse Counsel

Insolvency Law Bulletin

Internet Law Bulletin

Local Government Reporter

Privacy Law Bulletin

Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin

Risk Management Today

If you'd like to contribute to one of the above publications, email with your contact details and the name of the newsletter in the subject line.

The Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents

This renowned resource contains precedents, forms and supporting commentary for over 100 non-litigious legal areas. Our experienced authors provide context and advice, explaining when, why and how practitioners should use a particular precedent. If you have a high degree of skill and experience in a practice area and would like to join our impressive group of authors, please contact the Product Developer.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia

Authoritatively written and rigorously edited, Halsbury's Laws of Australia is the country's leading legal encyclopaedia with over 80 titles covering the law in every Australian jurisdiction. Although this authoritative publication is routinely cited by superior courts and acknowledged by the profession as the first port of call for any legal research, our efforts to update and improve the work never cease. If you are interested in adding your name to the list of prestigious authors who have contributed to this iconic publication, contact the Managing Editor.

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