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Arbitration Law and Practice Course

Overview

The curriculum is built around 15 substantive modules.

The Arbitration Law and Practice course involves the essential elements of the law of Arbitration, together with the legal English terms and phrases needed to conduct legal work in this important legal area. It is therefore, suitable both for lawyers and law students who are new to the topic, as well as for these more experienced professionals who seek to reinforce their legal knowledge and improve their legal English skills. All the lessons are taught by qualified British lawyers, with experience of Arbitration proceedings, who are also qualified as teachers of English as a foreign language. At the end of the course you should know and understand how arbitration procedure works and how to perform your role in arbitration proceedings.

Course includes

  • 15 Live video-conference lessons.
  • On-line exercises to test reading ability.
  • On-line exercises to test listening ability.
  • On-line exercises to test writing ability.
  • On-line exercises and live discussions to test speaking ability.
  • On-line exercises and live discussions to teach the law relating to Arbitration.
  • Full vocabulary guide of essential words and phrases together with their legal meaning.
  • Authentic documentation.
  • Practice in writing and preparing Arbitration submissions and arguments.
  • The essential relevant law of Arbitration.
  • Legal English terminology and vocabulary.
  • A course certificate, following satisfactory performance during the course from the Trainer and British Legal Centre.
  • Individual feedback to each participant following the end of course exam.
  • 25% Discount on the price of attendance at British Legal Centre’s Summer Schools.

Course contents

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 1

What is arbitration – the history and current trends of arbitration.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 2

The commencement of proceedings – how to instigate proceedings, the competenz-competenz rule.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 3

The arbitration process and the role of the arbitrator – the difference between arbitration and mediation, binding and non-binding arbitration, benefits of one or three arbitrators.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 4

Prehearing procedures and the preliminary conference – the rules of communication, conferences and disclosure.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 5

Prehearing submissions, subpoenas and discovery disputes – the rules of procedure.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 6

Persuasive writing in arguments and submissions- how to structure effective, persuasive arguments of law and facts.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 7

Conducting the hearing – what happens in the hearing, what is your job in the hearing.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 8

Evidence and objections – the best ways of dealing with your evidence and reducing the effect of your opponent’s evidence.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 9

Dealing with witnesses – different types of witnesses and how to handle them.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 10

Closing arguments – hard to summarise what you have proved and to deflect attention from your opponent’s claims.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 11

The arbitration award – the rules relating to the award.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 12

After the award – administrative matters after the award is made.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 13

Enforcing the award and appeals – registering and enforcing the award, appealing against the award.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 14

Payment and conclusion- how to make certain you get paid.

Arbitration Law and Practice Course Lesson 15

Frequently asked questions – the most popular frequently asked questions by new practitioners.

Course terminology

A 15-unit, video-conference, interactive course which deals with the essential Legal English words and phrases lawyers need to work effectively in the area of Arbitration proceedings and law. This includes the legal principles of arbitration and deals with the commencement and procedure of arbitration proceedings.

Course duration

The course is delivered by 15 lessons of 60 minutes duration with a further 110 hours of online interactive self-study

As some of the other students in the study group will almost certainly be in other cities, and even different Countries, we try to agree a mutually convenient time for all the students in the group. We are happy to time the lessons for the weekends or public holidays if this is what the students want.

Materials for students

Textbook (For video-conference courses), Archive of past recorded lessons, Certificate of Achievement.

Course prices

Course type Video lessons with a lawyer Homework Video lessons one-to-one with a lawyer Course price

Private

Live one-to-one classes
15 private lessons/60 min Twice/week following each class Yes, 15 private lessons/60 minutes each

$ 800

Group

Live Broadcasts+Homework+ Conversation
15 lessons/60 min Twice/week following each class No, group lessons

$ 350

Pre-recorded

Pre-recorded webinars
15 lessons/60 min Add-on option for US$ 80 No

$ 240

Separate lesson

Pre-recorded lessons
15 lessons/60 min No No

$ 15 each

Free trial lesson

Pre-recorded lessons
1 lesson/60 min No No

Free