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Mediation Competition - JURD7610
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Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  School of Law
Course Outline: See below
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0
Enrolment Requirements:
Exclusion: LAWS2086
Equivalent: JURD7486, LAWS3086, LAWS3510
Excluded: JURD7486, LAWS3086, LAWS3510
Fee Band:   (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Students who have been selected for this course will engage in an intensive negotiation training program designed to build skills in the preparation for, conduct of and review of an effective negotiation. This will form the basis of their preparation for and participation in the International Commercial Mediation Competition conducted by the ICC in Paris in February 2008. The ICC materials note that:
'for academic purposes, the focus of this competition is the effective combination of client representation and collaborative problem-solving skills. It is the ICC's hope that this competition will encourage the teaching and learning of effective mediation skills so that tomorrow’s practitioners can better meet the dispute resolution needs of an increasingly cross-cultural global market’.

Recommended Prior Knowledge

Participation in the UNSW internal negotiation competition and preferably in the ALSA competition.


Intensive training program with preparation and conduct of case studies – suggest 30%
Preparation memoranda required by the ICC – suggest 20%
Research paper incorporating secondary research suggest 50%
Reflective Journal No individual mark

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