CfP: International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice [Vol.12; ISSN 2347-2731]: Apply by April 30

About the Journal

The International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) (ISSN 2347-2731) is an Open-Access, Blind-Peer-reviewed, Law journal published annually by NLSIU under the aegis of the Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU (CLAP) since 2013. Recently the Journal indexed on SCOPUS, HeinOnline, SCC OnLine, & UGC CARE List.

About Call for Papers

IJCLP seeks to provide a forum for engaging in discussion on various National and International best practices of Consumer Protection Laws. The Journal is currently inviting papers for its 12th volume. The Journal welcomes contributions from academicians, practitioners, students of law, and allied fields.


  • Online discrimination in the collaborative economy;
  • Consumer Protection in Financial Sector;
  • Transparency in consumer credit contracts;
  • Trading data in the digital economy;
  • Consent on social media and e-commerce platforms;
  • Consumer behaviour: goods and services, business and marketing practices, retailing;
  • Consumer ecosystem and its interactions with consumers laws: globalization, sustainability, technology, ethical consumption, gender issues, citizenship;
  • Consumer Protection with respect to Sale of Goods and services through social media platforms;
  • Consumer Protection from Fake Reviews on E-Commerce Portals;
  • Consumer Protection & Fall-Back Liability;
  • Imposing service charges on Consumer for the services rendered at Hotels and Restaurants;
  • Recognition of Right to Repair as a Consumer Right;
  • Assessment of Consumer Protection in India in par with International Best Practices;
  • Sustainable Consumerism;
  • Settlement of Cross Border Consumer Disputes; and
  • Dark patterns and Consumer Protection.
  • The themes listed above are merely indicative and not exhaustive. The Journal highly appreciates submission on any contemporary issues in the field of Consumer Protection and its legal interactions.

Submission Guidelines

  • The submission shall not contain the name of the author or institutional affiliation or any other identification mark. Submission shall be sent in .doc or .docx format only.
  • The authors intending for Book Review shall submit a hard or soft copy of the book along with the consent letter from the Publisher or Author of the Book at the address of the Journal.
  • The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration, for publication, elsewhere.
  • All submissions are subject to Plagiarism check.
  • All submissions go through an initial round of review by the editorial board and the selected pieces are subsequently sent for peer review, before finalization for publication.
  • Formatting Guidelines
  • The body of the submission should be in Times New Roman, with Font Size 12 and Line Spacing of 1.5. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 with Single Line Spacing.
  • TITLE: [Times New Roman, 16 Points, Bold, All Caps, Centre Align]
  • Name of Author(s): [Times New Roman, 14 Points, Italics, Centre Align, separated by &]
  • Abstract Text: [Times New Roman, 11 Points, Italics, Justify]
  • Heading Level 1: [Times New Roman, 13 Points, All Caps, Centre Align]
  • Heading Level 2: [Times New Roman, 12 Points, All Caps, Italics, Left Align]
  • Heading level 3: [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Left Align]
  • Text: [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Justify, 1.5” Spacing, 1” indent on the first line of every paragraph]
  • Quotes: [Times New Roman, 12 Points, Justify, 1” Spacing, 0.5” indents on both sides]
  • Footnotes: [Times New Roman, 10 Points, Justify, 1” Spacing]
  • All citations should be placed in footnotes (and not endnotes) and shall conform to the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (4th edn, 2012).
  • How to Submit?
  • Only electronic submissions are accepted. Kindly submit your submission on the Submission Form along with the covering letter, and resume.
  • Submission Deadline
  • April 30, 2024

Contact Info

In case of any query, please contact [email protected]

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