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Arbitration is growing in popularity as a dispute resolution method across a variety of sectors, and internationally.
The principles and content of international arbitration law are considered, with the UK arbitral system as the template.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
The law in this area is technical and complex, and a full understanding of how it operates is essential for anyone advising clients, or framing contracts carrying arbitration clauses.
The principles and content of international arbitration law are considered, with the UK arbitral system as the template. Other systems, including some of the institutional rules, are also considered. Key concepts which apply across all arbitration regimes will be considered.
Subjects covered here will include the rules and principles underpinning the following:
The Arbitration Agreement
Sources of Arbitral Rules: Legislative and Institutional
Jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal
Appointment of Arbitrators
The Arbitral Process Pre-Hearing
The Arbitral Hearing
The Award and Challenge
Enforcement of the Award.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Online interaction - 20% of the overall grade
Coursework - 40% of the overall grade
Exam- 40% of the overall grade.
Students may resit the examination and/or coursework assessment, as directed by the course co-ordinator, where non-submission or failure is due to good cause. In such a case, the resit is treated as a first diet.
Where no good cause exists, students may resit the examination and/or coursework submission, as directed by the course co-ordinator, in respect of only one course per academic year of study. In such a case, the grade is capped at a D3.
There are no assessments for this course.