Corporate Members of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
Spearheaded by research-active academics in the humanities and social sciences, we are a refreshingly authentic author services company. We are a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). Our membership reflects our commitment to the highest standards in proofreading and editing, and attests to our ethos of superlative editorial rigour. These values are imparted to every editor we examine and subsequently recruit, and our in-house editorial processes bear out the CIEP’s firm emphasis on exceptional quality in written communication.
Editing for researchers, by researchers
Our highly engaged author service at Lex Academic combines two strands of exemplary editorial expertise. First, our technical language copy-editing aims to perfect scholarly work—from the logical level of argumentation to the finest points of punctuation. Second, our intimate knowledge of the most competitive peer-reviewed journals reflects our unparalleled academic consulting prowess. We empower you to place your work in career-enhancing outlets through exemplary editing and unmatched acquaintance with journal processes and peer-reviewer expectations. Our powerful conjunction of academic research expertise and the most exacting linguistic standards constitutes a proven formula in getting your work accepted for publication the first time around. We care for and nurture our inspirational clients, leading them from draft to publication in a reliable, professional process that advances one’s career and vastly broadens one’s publication horizons. Through our careful interventions, we can elevate the scholarly register of any manuscript, helping to engage your reader as effectively as possible with your ideas, whether you are working in the high humanities or the quantitative social sciences.
Our extraordinary clients have placed their work with Nature, PLOS One, Journal of Financial Economics, European Economic Review, Economic Enquiry, Public Law, Mind & Language, The Classical Review, The Classical Quarterly, Journal of Philosophy, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Bayesian Analysis, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mind, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Social Policy and Society, Synthese, Ratio, and countless others.
Gain a significant competitive advantage in academic publishing
Our unparalleled author service ensures your work is submission-ready with a tailored menu of proofreading, editing, and consulting services that promote publication success. Our support extends to editing grant funding applications (e.g., European Research Council, Leverhulme, British Academy, Wellcome Trust, and AHRC/ESRC), academic job applications (including teaching philosophies, CVs, and impact cases), and PhD dossiers. It is our mission to get your academic career off to a flying start.