The OUCLJ is edited and run by an Editorial Board, consisting of the General Editor and up to four Editors, and an Editorial Committee, consisting of the General Editor, the Editors, and up to 20 Associate Editors.
The current General Editor is Jordan English.
The General Editor takes overall responsibility for producing the Journal.
Her duties include:
- Overseeing the production of two issues of the Journal each year;
- Ensuring that the OUCLJ meets the highest academic and publishing standards;
- Organising and chairing the meetings of the Editorial Board;
- Liaising with the Faculty and the publisher.
The current Editors are:
The Editors' tasks include:
- Assisting the General Editor in producing the Journal;
- Ensuring that, prior to publication, every article is refereed by two, and every case note and book review by at least one independent referee who is knowledgeable in the relevant subject area;
- Supervising the Associate Editors and the Journal's financial affairs;
- Organising meetings, social events and any seminars or conferences held under the auspices of the OUCLJ.
Members of the Editorial Board are appointed each year at the end of Trinity Term on the basis of their conduct and achievement as an Associate Editor. These appointments take effect from the end of that term (when the tenure of all outgoing Editorial Board members also comes to an end). Every appointee must be registered as a postgraduate student at the University of Oxford for the following academic year, and must already have spent the current academic year (or longer) as an Associate Editor.