A law research proposal is a document where one showcases the necessity or the effect of research conducted on something which is related to a specific legal topic. Law research is required for preparing a case and to build as solid argument against the opposition lawyer. Many cases have been successfully won as the lawyer did in-depth research about the topic, the case and history of similar cases. Law research is also an important aspect of the curriculum of law students who often have to conduct research to do their assignments. In this case, they choose a topic of interest and then browse different reading materials which will improve their knowledge of that area and also help with their research.

Sample Law Research Proposal:

Name of firm: William Canning Legal Services

Address: 43 Gaines Road, Ohio

Proposal prepared on: January 10, 2012

Proposal prepared by: Martha Jennings

Junior Attorney, William Canning Legal Services

Proposal submitted on: January 11, 2012

Proposal name: Conducting research on the Kane vs Murray case

Purpose: The purpose of this proposal is to conduct detailed research about the case mentioned above so that we can find out the various intricacies of the case and study the jury’s verdict on similar cases of the past

Other details:

  • We shall collect and browse through financial documents of the client of the past five years and analyse their performance
  • We will file a report based on the results of the research

Estimated cost of the research: $10,000

Proposal signed and approved by: James Gooding

Senior partner, William Canning Legal Services