The aim of this course is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the law and principles of construction adjudication. Module 3 will cover decision making, drafting and evidence. The course is suitable for people who are interested in adjudication as advisors to parties in dispute, and provides the basis on which those wanting to become an adjudicator can proceed to Fellowship of CIArb.
To provide candidates with a detailed knowledge of the law underpinning arbitration and the procedural elements of a domestic (ie. non-international) arbitration, to enable them to understand and participate in such proceedings. The course focuses on legal principles, process, practice and procedure in domestic arbitration. It is therefore valuable for anyone wishing to understand this topic generally, for example as a party, party representative or witness. It is also an essential requirement for qualification as a Fellow of CIArb, and for those who aim to practise as a domestic arbitrator.
Assessment of this course is completed through an online multiple-choice test accessed via LearnADR, CIArb's online learning platform. Candidates will be given 28 days to complete and submit the assessment. Candidates must achieve a minimum overall mark of 55% to pass the course. The assessment is intended for candidates who have completed the Introduction to ADR course.
This Diploma in Maritime Arbitration will be delivered virtually from September to December 2020 using CIArb’s virtual classroom and online resources. It will be directed by George Lambrou FCIArb, a Solicitor Advocate with nearly 20 years of experience acting for clients in a wide range of maritime disputes around the world. It will have a supervised dissertation part, as well as expert tuition, and its 3 parts will incorporate the law, practice and procedure of international maritime arbitration, as well as evidence, decision making and award writing.
To provide an understanding of the general principles of mediation and its relationship to other dispute resolution processes. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to the legal position of, and good practice and procedure in, mediation.