SOAS University of London

School of Law

The Journal of African Law


  • Fareda Banda, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK
  • Chaloka Beyani,The London School of Economics, UK
  • Nelson Enonchong, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Rachel Murray, University of Bristol, UK
  • Emilia Onyema, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK
  • Sope Williams, The University of Nottingham, UK

During the past 45 years Journal of African Law has established itself as the leading journal in its field. Its wide coverage encompasses the laws of sub-Saharan African countries. Its authoritative and thought-provoking articles address contemporary legal issues and highlight issues of international and comparative significance. The journal contains a separate section on recent legislation, case-law, law reform proposals and recent international developments affecting Africa. Journal of African Law is essential reading for academics, professional lawyers, development workers and policy-makers.

Journal of African Law is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Information on editorial matters, subscription and advertising rates.