The International Arbitration Award Writing module provides the requisite knowledge of and practice in all the requirement of writing a final, reasoned and enforceable Award in an international commercial dispute. There are two opportunities to take the International Arbitration Award Writing Exam: July or August.
The module provides an excellent opportunity for students to revise questions relating to arbitration awards, their legal regulation and their effect. Students will be sent a reading list as well as a set of reading materials focusing on arbitration awards, their characteristics, functions and drafting.
Students will be required to start working on the awards by drafting summary of facts, summary of parties' positions, claims, etc. Two weeks after the first materials are released, candidates will be sent a second set of materials (typically the information relating to the hearing) and they will have twenty-four (24) hours to complete their award. Awards should be no less than 5,000 words and presented in a format that it is suitable for international arbitration award. All course materials can be accessed via QMPlus (Virtual Learning Environment).
Students can attend a one day seminar (optional) which will cover the following areas:
8 May: Distribution of reading lists and materials (Released to both July & August group)
11 June: 10:30 – 16:30 One Day Seminar (attendance optional) 10:30-16:30. Location: Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Lincoln’s Inn Field.
This module is compulsory for students undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma International Dispute Resolution - Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London.
It is also open to LLM students at Queen Mary University of London as well as external participants.
External applicants and Queen Mary University of London LLM students should book online at our E-Shop. Current QMUL Diploma students do not need to book as attendance is included in their programme.