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Arbitration is growing in popularity as a dispute resolution method across a variety of
sectors, and internationally. 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
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
The following subjects will be covered:
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.
Coursework (25%); practical exam (75%).
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.