INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION MOOT

LAW3IAM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Upon completion of this subject, students will (1) have an exposure to aspects of international sale of goods, private international law, international investment regulations and treaties and comparative law; (2) develop a familiarity with and practice in arbitration; (3) develop oral skills of presentation of legal material before a panel of experts from different legal systems; (4) gain an appreciation of their own legal system, its limitations, and an appreciation of other legal systems and their limitations; (5) experience the thorough preparation of a particular case and the opportunity to match their preparation with that of other equally prepared students. Students may incur expenses if they are selected to represent Latrobe Law School in competitions conducted abroad.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites By application only; Must be admitted to a Bachelor of Laws undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Laws double degree or LVLGE offered by the School of Law.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Entrance into the course is by application only.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Be able to explain aspects of international sale of goods, private international law, international investment regulations and treaties and comparative law.

Activities:
Advocacy Seminars, Two Week Intensive Mooting Course, Additional Practice Moots based on moot problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Be able to apply core aspects of international sale of goods, private international law, international investment regulations and treaties and comparative law in context of fact based problem solving.

Activities:
Advocacy Seminars, Two Week Intensive Mooting Course, Additional Practice Moots based on moot problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Be able to explain the principles of effective advocacy.

Activities:
Advocacy Seminars, Two Week Intensive Mooting Course, Additional Practice Moots based on moot problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Be able to apply oral advocacy techniques effectively in a moot arbitration based on fact based problem solving

Activities:
Advocacy Seminars, Two Week Intensive Mooting Course, Additional Practice Moots based on moot problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Week 06-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size12

Enrolment information Mooting competition By application

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 06 - 24
Fourteen 6.0 hours lecture/practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Two week intensive mooting course"

Seminar Week: 06 - 24
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
MootingThe students are assessed on their oral submissions for 6 Moots conducted during the mooting intensive and the competition. Each moot is worth 17% out 100% of the assessment for the subject. 100 01, 02, 03, 04