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LS55DD: DISPUTE RESOLUTION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 20 Oct 2021 14:20


Course Overview

The course will develop knowledge and understanding of a range of available approaches to dispute resolution and consider the strengths and weaknesses of the different forms of dispute resolution in practice; scoping the dispute and the client’s attitudes to its resolution; development of a planned style and strategy for negotiation; conduct of a negotiation; mediation; expert referral; arbitration; enforcement in dispute resolution. Key skills will also be covered such as interviewing, listening, advising, persuading, processing conflicting information, client care, drafting and transaction based research.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Miss Jean Wilke

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Diploma in Professional Legal Practice or Dip In Professional Legal Practice

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will adopt a transaction based approach to Dispute Resolution. The course will cover: information gathering for dispute definition; scoping the dispute and the client’s attitudes to its resolution; development of a planned style and strategy for negotiation; conduct of a negotiation; mediation; expert referral; arbitration; enforcement in dispute resolution. Key skills will also be covered such as interviewing, listening, advising, persuading, processing conflicting information, client care, drafting and transaction based research.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 36

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Summative Assessments

Participation and Professionalism

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Pass/Fail

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Report on Mediation Models

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Mediation Process Presentation (Group)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Arbitral Pleadings Assignment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Report on Confidentiality and Impartiality in Mediation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Re-submission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Where a student has failed an element of assessment (other than participation and professionalism) he or she will be entitled to an automatic resit of that element of assessment.

Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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