Short Course: Cross-border Dispute Resolution
13th October 2016 - 14th October 2016
This two-day programme is focused on current developments and strategies in cross-border dispute resolution.
Cross-border dispute resolution is a part of the practice of almost every commercial lawyer and knowledge in this area is essential. Led by BIICL researchers, academics and practitioners, the course is designed to give a concise introduction to key issues across a broad range of areas of dispute resolution.
- Marie Louise Kinsler, 2 Temple Gardens
- Professor Matthias Lehmann, University of Bonn
- Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, BIICL
- Dr Helene Van Lith, ICC, Paris
- Alexander Layton, 20 Essex Street
- Hayk Kupelyants, University of Cambridge
- Dr Eva Lein, BIICL
- Litigating tort claim
- Cross-border banking and finance litigation
- Litigating cross-border competition law claims
- Cross-border asset freezing
- Enforcement of foreign judgments - tactical considerations
- Commercial arbitration
- Collective litigation and arbitration
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Who is the course for?
The course is ideal for those in the early and middle years of legal practice, those moving legal practice areas, anyone planning to enter a career in commercial litigation including students who are studying for a postgraduate degree which includes aspects of private international law / dispute resolution or arbitration.
This course is unique in that it introduces participants to a variety of issues arising in cross-border cases in a concise and engaging way. It includes the core elements of dispute resolution but also special areas such as collective litigation.
Teaching will be seminar style with opportunities for class discussion and interaction. Practical examples and cases will be given. Reading lists, including reference to electronic materials, will be provided for each session.
All sessions will be taught in English. If you are not a native English speaker, you will need to have experience of studying in English at university level or to have achieved an appropriate score in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or an equivalent programme.
The course is accredited with 14 CPD hours.
Fees and applying
The course fee is £425 (incl VAT) and covers:
- Tuition and course materials
- Refreshments (tea/coffee/water) during sessions plus sandwiches during the lunch breaks
- Certificate of completion (hard copy and electronic version).
If you have any queries, please contact the events team.