Our dynamic law programme spans a wide range of subject areas and publication formats, founded on the twin pillars of quality and originality, and serving all levels of the global academic market. Our aim is to publish work that interprets and articulates the law, but also work that innovates and challenges the status quo, often comparing systems or drawing lessons from other disciplines.

We're proud to publish monographs that advance our thinking or serve to define a field, concise overviews that introduce new fields of study, and state-of-the-art reference works - such as our acclaimed Research Handbooks, major Encyclopedia, and Commentaries - which provide a strong foundation for study and research.

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eBook Collections

Major Annual Subject Collections

Each collection includes all reference works, scholarly monographs, Research Handbooks and companions published in that subject in a calendar year. Click on the link below for booklists.

Please see below for the number of titles in each collection:






2017 and before

Book total: 60 147 127 138 950

Essentials Collections

We have used citation, sales, and Elgaronline usage data to curate these collections of titles that have stood the test of time in key areas of our list. Featuring wide ranges of topics and written by geographically and ideologically diverse selections of our authors, these are essential collections for libraries building well-rounded and comprehensive collections.

Essentials in Environmental Law
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Essentials in Human Rights
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Essentials in Intellectual Property
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Essentials in European Law
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Essentials in International Law
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Subject Specific Collections

These collections include monographs, Handbooks, dictionaries, research reviews, companions and encyclopedia. Click on the links below for booklists.

Asian Law Commercial Law Comparative Law Competition & Antitrust Constitutional Law Corporate & Financial Law Public International Law
Criminal Law & Justice Dispute Resolution Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Environmental Law Essentials in Environmental Law Essentials in European Law Regulation
Essentials in Human Rights Essentials in Intellectual Property Essentials in International Law European Law Health: Policy, Economics, Law Human Rights Research and Teaching Skills
Intellectual Property, Technology & Media Law International Economic Law Labour & Employment Law Law & Economics Legal Theory and Philosophy Private International Law Research Methods


Our authoritative Handbooks comprise specially commissioned, peer-reviewed, original chapters offering comprehensive analyses of each topic. Our Handbooks are unique in their research focus and, in many cases, the cross-disciplinary nature of the topics. Click on the links below for booklists.

Intellectual Property Handbooks

International Law Handbooks

All Law Handbooks



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