This module provides candidates with the knowledge required to understand and consider evidence, to weigh it up and analyse submissions, arrive at a conclusion and write a final, reasoned and enforceable Arbitration Award in compliance with the Arbitration Act 1996.
What is covered within the course?
• Basic Concepts & Types of Evidence
• The Burden and Standard of Proof
• Written Evidence and Disclosure of Documents
• Expert Witnesses
• Introduction: The Purpose of the Award
• The Need for Plain Language
• Legal and Substantive Requirements
• Identifying the Issues for Determination
• Reasoning and Decision Making
• Structure of an Award
• The Form of the Award
• Publishing the Award
What are the learning outcomes?
On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to demonstrate sound conceptual, technical and/or practical knowledge of:
• Recognising and evaluating evidence
• Issues from the parties’ submissions
• Being able to create structure and deal with all the issues that arise
• Deciding matters in dispute logically and in accordance with the law
• The skills required to write Awards correctly
• The discursive and operative parts of the Award
• Being able to deal with the parties; costs and interest of an Award
• Allocate Arbitrator’s fees and expenses
• Compliance with the legal and other requirements for an enforceable Award
How is the course delivered?
The course is delivered over a period of three months, with a combination of private study and attendance of the three face-to face tutorials.
Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the face-to-face tutorials will take place virtually.
The course is delivered over a period of three months, with a combination of private study and face-to-face tutorials.
Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the face to face tutorials will take place virtually.
The course start date advertised is the start date of the course when candidates will be required to start their private study of reading NOT when they attend tutorials. The virtual tutorial dates are listed on the Course Schedule below.
Upon successful registration on the course, candidates will receive confirmation they are booked on the course.
Joining instructions and course materials will be made available on LearnADR approximately 2 weeks before the course start date.
The schedule for this course is provided below to assist candidates in planning their study time.
Tutorial 1: 01.10.2020
Tutorial 2: 05.11.2020
Tutorial 3: 03.12.2020
Please note you will need to book and pay for the examination separately.
No additional courses are unlocked by this course
No additional Membership Grades are unlocked by this course