INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION MOOT

LAW3IAM

2020

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 LAW1LIM and LAW1CRL and LAW2TOT and admission to the subject is by application only

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Week 03-21, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size12

Enrolment information Specific outcomes required Merit based quota. By the order of application to subject coordinator

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 03 - 17
One 6.0 hours lecture/practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 03 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 03 - 17
One 14.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 03 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 intensive mooting"

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