Citation Guidelines for Submissions


Author, Title of the Book, Page no (ed.[edition], Publisher, Year of Publication).
Example: Gary B. Born, International Commercial Arbitration, Vol. 1, 342-343 (2 ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2014).


Case name, commonly accepted citation for reporter, paragraph [denoted by para].
Bhatia International v. Bulk Trading S.A & Another, (2004) 2 SCC 105, para 2.


Article/section , name of statute, year
Example: Article 19, Constitution of India
Section, Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Internet Sources

Name of the Author, Name of article, Institutional Owner of Domain (Date Accessed [Month date, year, time]), URL.

Example: Bibek Debroy & Suparna Jain, Strengthening Arbitration and its Enforcement in India – Resolve in India, NITI Aayog (Jan. 29, 2019, 10:04 AM),

Journal Articles

Author, Title of Article, Volume no. Name of the Journal Page on which Article Begins, Page Cited (Year).

Example: Abhishar Vidhyarthi & Sikander Hyaat Khan, Corruption Defence and the Doctrine of Estoppel, 1 Indian Arbitration Law Review 12, 16 (2019).


Newspaper Articles

Author, Name of Article/news report, Name of Newspaper, Month Date, Year, at Page No.

Example: Ari L. Goldman, O’Connor Warns Politicians Risk Excommunication over Abortion, New York Times, June 15, 1990, at 12.

Sources not covered above are to be cited in a consistent manner, providing all information necessary to locate the source in a publication of general circulation, and/or on the internet.