Virtual Module 3 Award Writing in International Arbitration 2023


Date & Time:
2 March 2023

Bookable until:
15 February 2023

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£1,190.00 GBP

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This virtual course provides you with the knowledge of the main procedural elements of international arbitration to enable you to understand and participate in such proceedings. It is also an essential step towards achieving CIArb Fellowship.

Book your place to obtain the knowledge required to:

  • Understand and consider evidence.
  • Weigh evidence up and analyse submissions.
  • Arrive at a conclusion.
  • Write a final, reasoned, and enforceable Arbitration Award in compliance with UNCITRAL Model Law.

See 'Learning Outcomes' tab for more details.

This course focuses on:

  • The processes followed by an Arbitrator in defining the issues that must be decided by an Award.
  • Dealing with the submissions made by the parties.
  • Analysing the appropriate law.
  • Evaluating the evidence.
  • Applying the law to that evidence.
  • Arriving at a conclusion.
  • Writing a final, reasoned, and enforceable Award.

What is covered within the syllabus?

  • Basic concepts and 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.

On successful completion of this course and the accompanying assessment, you will be able to demonstrate sound conceptual, technical and/or practical knowledge of:

  • Recognising and evaluating evidence.
  • Identifying Issues that arise from the parties’ submissions.
  • Creating structure and deal with all the issues that arise.
  • Deciding matters in dispute logically and in accordance with the law.
  • Acquiring skills required to write Decisions correctly.
  • Understanding discursive and operative parts of the Adjudication Decision.
  • Dealing with the parties’ costs and interest of a Decision.
  • Allocating Arbitrator’s fees and expenses.
  • Demonstrating compliance with the legal and other requirements for an enforceable Award.

A minimum five years’ workplace experience either as a lawyer or other professional involving communicating with others, problem solving, managing workloads effectively, decision making and the exercise of judgement.

To unlock this course/assessment, you need to have at least one of the below prerequisites completed

No additional courses are unlocked by this course

No additional Membership Grades are unlocked by this course