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Module 2 - Law of Arbitration (Arbitration)

This course provides candidates with a detailed knowledge of the law underpinning the process and procedure of domestic (i.e. non-international) arbitration to enable them to understand and participate in such proceedings.

It is therefore valuable for anyone wishing to understand the law and practice of domestic arbitration generally, whether as a party, party representative or witness. It is also an essential step for anyone aiming for Fellowship and for those who aim to practice as an arbitrator.

On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:
• Define what is meant by the term "domestic" arbitration
• Explain the principles and specific legal requirements of a domestic arbitration:
• Evaluate and apply the principles and legal requirements of a domestic arbitration;
• Identify, explain and apply the legal procedural principles, rules and agreements relevant to the conduct of a domestic arbitration.

The course is delivered over a period of five months, with a combination of private study and face-to-face tutorials.

The assessment of this course is split into two parts:
• A written assignment to be submitted during the course (20%).
• A 3-hour closed book examination (80%).

In order to register for the course, candidates must:
• have successfully completed and passed the CIArb Introduction Module and Module 1 Law of Obligations and Civil Evidence, a relevant course offered by a CIArb Recognised Course Provider or a course offered by a CIArb Branch.

On successful completion of this course, candidates:
• may be eligible to claim CPD points if the course has contributed to members' development, and evidence of participation is provided, it may count as part of the CPD requirement for CIArb, Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board, ACCA, CILEX, ICE and RIBA;
• will be eligible to apply for Member grade of CIArb, and take advantage of a range of educational and professional benefits.

For more information please refer to the course information sheet.

Last Updated: 14 November 2013



    Start Date:
    13 October 2014

    5 months

    London, UK

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