International Commercial Arbitration - JURD7583

Faculty: Faculty of Law

School: Faculty of Law

Course Outline: See below

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Completion of 36 UOC of JURD courses including Resolving Civil Disputes (JURD7271/JURD7211) for students enrolled prior to 2013. For students enrolled after 2013, completion of 72 UOC of JURD courses including RCD (JURD7271).

Excluded: LAWS8183

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Arbitration is an increasingly important area of commercial legal practice, both domestically and internationally. A form of dispute resolution common in construction disputes, major projects, and international investment, arbitration practice represents a fascinating intersection of private and public law. This course provides a basic introduction to key topics in international commercial arbitration, and is an excellent elective option for students interested in pursuing an international commercial career. The course will outline of the key principles and processes involved in the practice of international commercial arbitration. As its central theme, the course analyses the UNCITRAL Model Law and the various steps required in an international arbitration. The importance of international commercial arbitration to international commerce is a key theme throughout the course. The course also analyses a number of arbitral bodies and tribunals such as the ICC, ICSID and LCIA.

More information can be found on the Course Outline Website.
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