Law - Arbitration
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 20)
The focus of the Diploma in Arbitration is on domestic arbitration. It is designed to equip students with the level of competence in Irish law and procedure required to conduct or participate in arbitrations between Irish parties.
- A special feature of the course is the Award Writing component which gives a grounding in the construction and analysis of reasoned arbitral awards.
- The programme also provides a valuable background knowledge which will be of assistance to those who act as expert witnesses in their own professions or trade and who are consulted for the purpose of giving evidence in court or at arbitrations.
Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
The topics covered in the course will be of particular importance to all professionals coming in to contact with arbitration. Students will be expected to have either a legal qualification or a qualification or experience in a professional practice such as accountancy, architecture, engineering, etc. where arbitration is frequently encountered.
The Diploma in Arbitration is taught by means of lectures and seminars over the course of an academic year. Lectures are held once a week (in semester 1)on and are supplemented by six or possibly seven Saturday seminars (in semester 2) from practising arbitrators and arbitration events. The Saturday seminars normally run fortnightly, and constitute a mandatory integral part of the course. Lectures in the Irish Law and Legal Procedure component for non-lawyers are held on one additional evening per week, over the duration of the course. In semester 1. This annual course commences in September.
Stage 1 - Core
Arbitration Law & Procedure LAW40520
Arbitration Skills LAW40530
Award Writing LAW40540
Stage 1 - Option
Irish Law & Legal Procedure LAW40550
How to apply?
Applications are not currently open.
1 year part-time.
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Careers & Employability
The Programme is for Professionals coming in to contact with arbitration. You will be expected to have either a legal qualification or a qualification or experience in a professional practice such as accountancy, architecture, engineering, etc. where arbitration is frequently encountered, such as:
- Practising barristers or solicitors
- Barristers or solicitors actively engaged in legally connected employment,
- Graduates holding an approved university degree or law-based interdisciplinary university degree,
- Persons with other academic and/or professional qualifications and/or such experiences as would satisfy the School that they are able to participate on this course.