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ADR Advocacy - Arbitration

  • 400 US dollars
  • Online

Service Description

Designed to raise awareness amongst lawyers and counsel, with reference to the professional challenges, opportunities and incentives that stem from the use of commercial ADR, including key benefits for clients. Through participative exercises, case studies and role-plays to maximise learning, delegates will be equipped with the skills necessary to better represent their commercial clients in arbitration and mediation, maximise the advantages of these processes and be fully appraised of the requirements of current civil justice practice. To accommodate for the usual time pressures on most attorneys, these programs will be delivered in four half-day sessions (per track - arbitration and mediation), running over the course of two months. Session 1: Pre-Arbitration - Incorporating arbitration into your practice - Convincing clients and other parties to arbitrate - Case assessment for dispute resolution - Drafting the "agreement to arbitrate" - Legal framework, including limitations - Contractual nature of arbitrator appointment - Range and limitations of arbitrator powers and jurisdiction Session 2 & 3: Arbitration procedure - Methods of initiating and processing an arbitration - Evaluation of issues - Application of regional arbitration law(s) - Application of UNCITRAL Model Law - Preparing for and progressing for an arbitration - Communicating effectively with parties and tribunal - Procedural rules, guidelines and best practice Session 4: Hearing and Enforcement of Awards - Procedural applications - Application of the rules of evidence - Preparation of written submissions - Presentation of evidence and oral submissions - Examination of witnesses - Claims for setting aside an award - Enforcement of an award in NY Convention states - Enforcement of an award in non-NY Convention states Places are limited to 20 participants per track. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Course fees: USD $400 per participant Upon receipt of registration details, we will contact you with an invoice and instructions for payment. Please note that all fees must be paid before the course start date.

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