This group comprises

Dr Gloria Alvarez, Professor Derek Auchie, Professor Abbe Brown, Professor Roy Partain, Professor Margaret Ross, Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley and Dr Patricia Živković

This group covers a wide area of topical issues in dispute resolution nationally, transnationally and internationally, including: 

  • Arbitration process
  • Commercial litigation
  • Mediation, conciliation and negotiation
  • Investment arbitration: theory and practice
  • Remedies in national courts
  • EU law and dispute resolution (including multilateral investment court proposals)
  • International commercial arbitration
  • Online dispute resolution
  • Enforcement of arbitral awards
  • Settlement of disputes
  • Use of transnational rules and laws to resolve commercial, IP, investment, energy and trade disputes
  • Relationship between arbitration, international and national litigation; including conflict of jurisdictions
  • The intersection between dispute resolution, innovation, climate change, and human and environmental rights

This group’s research is linked closely with its delivery of research led teaching on: 

Dispute resolution related courses also form part of other LLM degrees offered by the School