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Arbitration of International Commercial Disputes (4-day Masterclass)

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Alumni & Friends of Monash Law

Exclusively for our valued Alumni and their friends, this is an exciting opportunity to take part in this select Masters elective for professional development without the onerous requirements of a full student enrolment.

Analyse international commercial arbitration from an advanced practical and theoretical perspective, its sources of law and the ways in which it is integrated with domestic legal systems.

CLASS DATES: 24, 25 July & 14, 15 August, 9.00am - 4.30pm

Dual Delivery Mode
This is a dual delivery mode, meaning attendees from the Alumni & Friends Program and Law Masters students share the classroom experience. Alumni & Friends attendees are not enrolled as students and do not complete unit assessment for credit.

Overview
This class will focus on the conduct of arbitrations, the elements of the Award, court supervision and enforcement. Specific attention will be given to contractual disputes and also the emerging area of international investment disputes.

Outcomes

On completion, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge and understanding issues in international commercial arbitration, including the advantages and disadvantages of international arbitration compared to other dispute resolution methodologies and different procedural models, with creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning;

  • Investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information and problems, in relation to international commercial arbitration, the emerging challenges thrown up by certain types of commercial disputes, particularly contractual and investment disputes, the latter involving States as parties and which also involve Investment Treaties;

  • Conduct research in international commercial arbitration based on knowledge of appropriate research principles and methods; and

  • Use cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate at an abstract level complex ideas and concepts relevant to international commercial arbitration.

Who should attend
Law, government and allied professionals with an interest in International law and arbitration.

24 CPD units
Please check with your CPD scheme to confirm how many units you can accrue.


Presenter: Shawn Whelan, Senior Fellow, Monash UniversityShawn Whelan Image

Shawn Whelan is a Senior Consultant at CMA, where since 2001 he has designed and led over 200 highly interactive skills workshops for the university, corporate and government sectors in negotiation, mediation, conflict management and management skills.

Shawn draws on his background as a lawyer specialising in native title claims, and on his postgraduate studies at the Harvard Program on Negotiation and subsequent work as Assistant Director of the Quinnipiac Centre on Dispute Resolution. He has also consulted to private, government and community sector organisations on their conflict and relationship management challenges.

In addition to his work with CMA, Shawn has an independent consulting practice focusing on mediation, consensus building, and private coaching on communication, conflict management and related skills.


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Nina Massara
P: +613 9903 8528

Single Unit Study
Please visit the Monash Postgraduate Law website if you wish to enrol in this class as a single unit enrolment for university credit or award. (Eligibility criteria apply.)

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