Australian Business Law Review (ABLR)

Leading articles on relevant issues in areas including competition and consumer, taxation, corporate, environment (and related) law

About the Journal
As one of Australia’s most cited legal journals, the Australian Business Law Review’s reputation is well deserved. Each issue includes articles on business practices and commercial law in Australia and overseas.

The Australian Business Law Review (ISSN: 0310-1053) features commentary from Australia’s prominent commercial lawyers, presenting different views on the many elements of business law, concentrating in particular on competition and consumer law (both from an Australian and overseas perspective), regulation of business in various areas including environment protection, occupational health and safety, corporate law and taxation, as well as other emerging areas of business regulation.

In addition to the Articles, Section Notes provide coverage of a wide range of business law topics and also deal specifically with New Zealand, while Book Reviews on recently published business law titles feature regularly.

Founding General Editor (1973-2018)
The late Professor Robert Baxt AO was Emeritus Partner at Freehills. He was the immediate past Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Chairman of the Law Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was the founder of the Banking and Financial Services Law Association (BFSLA) and the founding editor and was the General Editor of both the Company and Securities Law Journal and the Australian Business Law Review. He has also been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Awards by being awarded an Order of Australia for services to the law.

Professor Baxt was also Consulting Editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice and author and co-author of a number of publications, including The Baxt Report and Corporations Legislation Annual.

Consulting Editor
Stephen Corones, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, QUT

Editorial Board
Dr R Ian McEwin (Singapore)
Professor Philip Clarke (Victoria)
Andrew Rogers QC (New South Wales)
Jeffrey Hilton SC (New South Wales)
Professor Rex Ahdar (New Zealand)
The Hon Justice Ralph Simmonds (Western Australia)

Section Editors
Banking and finance – Associate Professor Paul Ali
Book reviews – Peter Lithgow
Commercial litigation – Michael Legg
Competition law and market regulation – Brent Fisse
Consumer dealings – Tracey Atkins
Contracts and restitution – Michael Borsky
Franchising – Frank Zumbo
Industrial and workplace relations law – Dr Victoria Lambropoulos
Insurance and transport – Professor Julie-Anne Tarr
Intellectual property law – Campbell Thompson
Media and telecommunications – Dr Martyn Taylor
New Zealand newsletter – Professor Rex Ahdar
Occupational health and safety – Barry Sherriff
Privacy – Normann Witzleb

The consolidated table of authors and articles for this Journal is available here.

Indexing/abstracting services
The following websites contain details of material published in the Journal: (Australian Legal Journals Index) (Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index)

The Australian Legal Journals Index is an online legal database prepared by the Lionel Murphy Library of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department. It is produced by Thomson Reuters and is available via subscription.
The ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index) is an online database formerly produced by Thomson Reuters and now maintained by Clarivate Analytics. It is part of the Web of Science Core Collection and is available via subscription.

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Contents listing
For the individual contents pages for each Part, click here.