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This course is designed to give you an understanding of the general principles and practice of arbitration and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
Upcoming Arbitration Courses
Frequently Asked Questions
Arbitration is a formal, private and binding process where disputes are resolved by a final award made by one or more independent arbitrators. The process of arbitration is a faster, simpler and less expensive. The parties involved in a dispute must consent to arbitration and the arbitrator(s) to be used must be agreed by the parties or nominated by an independent appointing authority.
Anyone can become an arbitrator. While many arbitrators are in the legal profession, many are not and come from various professional and technical backgrounds; arbitration is a secondary profession. The arbitrator has a judicial role in listening to the facts and evidence presented by the parties, applying the relevant law and issuing a final award. parties will often seek someone who has the core skills required for an arbitrator and knows the area of business that the dispute has arisen in and therefore understand its complexities
The course will take the form of a series of lectures and discussions and includes the opportunity for you to take part in watching a preliminary meeting and take part in identifying issues from a set scenario.
Participants will be issued a Post - Course assignment at the end of the second day. One will be expected to type-write their submissions as per the instructions on the assignment paper. The assignment will be marked out of 100%. Successful candidates will be informed in 90 days of receipt of the submissions.