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How to Write for The Lawyer

If you are interested in writing for The Lawyer you’ve come to the right place.

The Lawyer covers law, legal practice, legal industry and public interest news. Our readership comprise lawyers, academics, law students, researchers, politicians and heads of industry, mainly people who are looking for independent, in-depth public interest journalism.

With a growing monthly readership, The lawyer features compelling daily stories on matters of the law and legal practice in Nigeria. We want timely, thoughtful commentary on the issues that matter to our audience.

We cover national and global issues, focusing mainly on law, policy, governance and public interest. We want timely, thoughtful commentary on the issues that matter to our audience.

To pitch an article you’d like to write, include a summary describing the article idea, an approximate length and date it could be finished.

We prefer completed submissions as Word or Pages attachments. Your name and one- to two-sentence bio should be included with your submission. We don’t pay for web articles, but we do include a byline, bio and link. All articles will be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone.

To pitch a story idea or submit a feature for The Lawyer, contact us here. If the link doesn’t work, email us at [email protected]. We do our best to respond to all inquiries, but be aware we are sometimes inundated. If you have not heard back from us after 1-2 weeks, please assume we will not be able to use your idea or submission.

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