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LAW 7155 - Introduction to Arbitration

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: Non-law graduates only: LAW 7177
Assessment: To include Participation, Assignment, Arbitration workshop and Final Examination

This course provides an introduction to domestic commercial arbitration in Australia. Topics include but are not limited to, the Commercial arbitration legislation; an introduction to evidence; establishing the basis for arbitration; introduction to other forms of alternative dispute resolution; arbitrability; opening processes for formal arbitration; pre-hearing processes for formal hearings; conduct of formal arbitration hearings; completing formal arbitration hearings; mediation and other ADR processes; powers of the courts under relevant legislation.. The Course is only offered on line, with structured on line tutorials and discussion board exercises to be completed each week, in addition to two face to face workshops, one at the beginning (half day) and one in the course of the semester (one and half days). The second face to face workshop (held on a Friday and Saturday) includes extensive role play and arbitration exercises, and attendance and satisfactory participation is a compulsory part of the course.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15870 01NT 80 37 No details available
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