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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit will provide an advanced course of study and reflection contemporary national and international conflicts of law issues. In particular, the unit will identify and deeply analyse the effect that globalisation is having on a range of existing legal rules and regulatory regimes. The unit will consider whether globalization is rendering existing legal rules inadequate and in need of fundamental reappraisal. Topics for consideration will include judicial jurisdiction, jurisdiction in cyberspace, forum non convenience , international parallel proceedings (especially the increasing use of anti-suit injunctions), provisional and protective measures in international litigation, the recognition and enforcement of judgments and the Hague Choice of Court Convention.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPatrick Keyzer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesGroup presentations, take home examination, research essay

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in JD, Masters of Law or the Master of Cybersecurity (Law) or Director of JD Programmes approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Globalization and Private Dispute Resolution: Reading Materials

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended



Edition/VolumeVolumes 1 and 2

PublisherMcEvoy, ed


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. Demonstrate an advanced level of theoretical knowledge of the core principles and values of private international law.
02. Understand the complex philosophical and legal underpinnings of private international law.
03. Apply advanced creative, cognitive and collaborative skills to produce and communicate a sophisticated piece of legal research.

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