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Editor applications

The Public Interest Law Journal of New Zealand is now accepting applications for its 2022/2023 editorial team.

Consisting of Citations Editors, Style Editors and Managing Editors, the Editorial Team is central to the success of PILJNZ. The Team conducts source-finding research, style and argument editing, citations editing and article formatting (house style) work to ensure that articles meet the Journal’s high editorial standards. No prior editing experience is required to become an editor: we provide all necessary training. If you have sharp legal reasoning and writing skills, a keen eye for detail, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn, then we want to hear from you!

Editor application instructions:

To apply for an editorial position, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/Hfj2iMHKC8RS6iFSA

We look forward to receiving your application! If you have any questions or concerns, please email the Editors-in-Chief, Christian Poland and Pearlyn Tan, at editorinchief.piljnz@gmail.com.

Editor applications are due by Tuesday 19th April 2022 at 11:59pm.

Article submissions

The Public Interest Law Journal of New Zealand is now accepting submissions for Issue 9 (2022).

Criteria for submission to this Journal:

  • The article must have been written when the author was a law student.
  • The article should be 2,500 – 15,750 words in length, including footnotes.
  • Footnotes and citations should largely comply with the New Zealand Law Style Guide.

Submission instructions

For your article to be considered, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/Krf4mFSVxRqHXAVu8

You may submit work that has also been submitted to another journal for consideration: if this is the case, please notify us in your Article Submission Form. If your article is accepted by both, then you will need to decide through which journal your paper will be published.

We look forward to receiving your application! If you have any questions or concerns, please email the Editors-in-Chief, Christian Poland and Pearlyn Tan, at editorinchief.piljnz@gmail.com.

Submissions are due Thursday 31st March 2022 at 11:59pm.