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Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law

Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law


ISSN: 2514-9407

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Journal history

Previously published as International Journal of Law in the Built Environment
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Best Paper Prize : Regulatory Issues in Real Property Law Conference

hosted by Cambridge University Centre for Property Law, Friday 25 and Saturday 26 May 2018

Papers from the Conference, which are submitted to the Special Issue of JPPEL entitled Regulatory Issues in Property Law by 31st December 2018 at the latest for publication in 2019 will be eligible for this prize. There is a cash prize of £150 for the winning paper.

Scopus logo. The Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law is indexed in Scopus.

A CIB-encouraged journal.

This journal received a 2017 CiteScore of 0.35 under its former name, the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment. The 2017 CiteScore is calculated using articles published between 2014 and 2016. Click here for more details. The Journal will receive its first CiteScore as the Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law for 2018 (NB this will be calculated in 2019).

Editorial objective

The Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law provides a vehicle for the publication of high quality legal scholarship in the related areas of property law, planning law and environmental law. It publishes original legal research contributions for the benefit of scholars, policy makers and practitioners in these areas, including those operating in the fields of legal practice, housing and planning.

Editorial criteria

Literati Award presentation.The journal publishes scholarly legal articles dealing with the application of law in these areas as well as theoretical and policy orientated research. We are happy to accept articles taking a doctrinal approach as well as those engaging with empirical and socio-legal research.The Journal is international in scope and we encourage articles from a wide range of jurisdictions as well as those taking a comparative legal research approach.

Unique attributes

  • Brings together scholarship from the inter-related areas of property, planning and environment.
  • Diversity of methodological approach. Combines articles from socio-legal perspectives with doctrinal, theoretical and policy-related studies.
  • International scope and commitment to comparative legal studies.

Key Benefits

  • The Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law is indexed by Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation, Lexis Nexis and Westlaw.
  • Publish open access

llustrative Content

  • Climate Change Litigation
  • Freedom of Information and Access to Justice in Environmental Law Issues
  • Contaminated Land
  • Tenure and ownership
  • Customary practice and relationship with land
  • Private land use controls
  • Deliberate concealment
  • Property rights and natural resources
  • Deregulation of planning control

Key Journal Audiences

  • Legal scholars
  • Legal practitioners
  • Policy makers 
  • Planners
  • Housing professionals

International Journal of Law in the Built Environment is Indexed and Abstracted in:

  • Construction Management Abstracts
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • ICONDA
  • LexisNexis
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
  • Scopus
  • Westlaw

Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.