Become an Author

Have you considered being a legal author? Legal authors have special recognition in the community that cannot be obtained  in any other way. The result is more money in your pocket. As a legal author, you not only receive ongoing royalties but a higher profile which translates into more clients and a more financially rewarding career.

  • Earn a 50% royalty on every thing you sell.
  • Establish a stream of passive income that continues whether you are working or not.
  • Enjoy the benefits of being an expert in your field – a published author!

We are always looking for legal authors. Our authors must be practising lawyers with relevant experience in their chosen field of publication.

Contact us via the website. We will call you for a chat in the strictest confidence.

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