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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

International Commercial Mediation examines the foundational principles and practice of mediation in the context of cross border commercial transactions. This subject is designed to train and assess students who have been selected to represent La Trobe Law School at the Commercial Mediation Competitions (ICC). You will explore the nature of commercial mediation through theoretical training combined with workshops where you will practice the skills in mock mediation sessions, as well as the opportunity to participate in the competition.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesMediation plans, Mediation Practice Workshops, Competition Performance

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must complete 180 credit point in their course This subject is by application only


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents will be selected to enrol in the subject based on grades, an application form, Curriculum Vitae and relevance of previous studies/experience

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Getting to Yes

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorFisher, Ury



PublisherRH Business Books


Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify the principles of mediation and how a dispute is translated into a mediation claim in written form, using the process of mediation
02. Demonstrate a critical awareness of how to pursue a mediation claim for a client as effectively as possible.
03. Synthesise mediation processes and strategies in order to find solutions to legal disputes.

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