Call for Chapters for Edited book  on Private International Law in India by MNLU, Aurangabad: Submit by Oct 30 

About MNLU, Aurangabad

Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad (MNLU Aurangabad, MNLUA) is a National Law University in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was established in 2017 by the Government of Maharashtra, the third and final university to be installed through the Maharashtra National Law University Act, 2014 following Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai and Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, the 21st National Law University in India. The Chancellor of the university is Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court of India.

About the Book

 The subject of Private International law varies from one domestic jurisdiction to another as both legal systems may differ. There can be no private international law which can claim uniform universal recognition. Indian courts facing disputes having foreign element need to the refer the Indian Private International law which is scattered in various statutes and laws.  In the development of digital innovation, it has become common that municipal courts are bound to deal with foreign law in domestic jurisdictions in connection with the determination of private rights of

persons both natural and legal. Keeping in mind, the needs of society, judiciary, legal academia, the author aims to bring out an edited volume to serve the needs of all stakeholders of legal academia and citizens of India. 


Authors are invited to contribute chapters in the following areas focusing on different aspects of the relevant subject:

  1. Scope and Development of Indian Private International Law
  2. Concepts, rules, and principles of conflict of laws 
  3. Domicile and Residence
  4. Capacity and Validity of Marriages
  5. Divorce and Matrimonial clauses
  6. Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments
  7. Legitimation of children
  8. Succession and immovable property
  9. Charges on immovable property
  10. Challenges on Surrogacy
  11. Civil and Commercial Contracts 
  12. International Civil and Commercial Arbitration
  13. Cross border tortious liability
  14. Transnational insolvency
  15. Liability of Multinational Enterprises
  16. International rules on PIL
  17. Digital assets and conflict of law
  18. Anti-trust issues in Private International Law
  19. Cyber law and Conflict of Laws

Any other topic related to main theme of the book.


  1. Abstract Submission: 30th October 2022
  2. Acceptance of Abstracts: 30th November 2022
  3. Submission of chapter/article: 26 January 2023
  4. Peer Review Process and Intimation: February 2023-April 2023
  5. Publication process: May 2023

Submission Procedure

Contribution of research articles/chapters are invited from the Academicians, research scholars, practitioners, judges, and members of the legal academia. The authors are required to submit abstract of 500 words on or before 30th October 2022 to: [email protected] . The shortlisted authors will be intimated via e-mail latest by November 30th 2022. 

The selected research articles will be published by an international reputed publisher. 

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