Hart Publishing was established by its founders Richard Hart and Jane Parker in 1996 to publish the highest quality works of legal scholarship. After 17 years as an independent publisher Hart became a part of Bloomsbury Publishing in 2013.
Hart books aim to be intellectually stimulating and innovative, and they seek to contribute to the academic study of law as well as to its development and practical implementation. Hart's list is international in scope, and is distributed globally. With over 1500 titles in print the list includes textbooks, scholarly monographs and works for practitioners and spans the entirety of legal scholarship. Hart's books are now available in both print and digital format simultaneously.
Hart are delighted to be part of Bloomsbury's Open Access Programme. Click here for more information.
Hart is also proud to have publishing links with many of the world's leading universities and law schools and with legal publishers across the globe, including CH Beck and Nomos in Germany and Pedone in France.
Hart books have won numerous prizes for their contribution to legal studies - for more information about this please click here.
In 2009 Hart was awarded the title Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year 2009 by the Independent Publishers Guild. Hart was also highly commended in the 'Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year' category at The Bookseller Industry Awards 2012.
Hart Publishing is registered in England No. 03307205