The sessions are sanctioned by a “session certificate in international arbitration and procedure”.
- The lectures are delivered though videoconference during the afternoon 16.00- 20.00
- Enrollment fees : 2000 €
Dr Ghada M. Awada
An international Arbitrator and a Fulbright Scholar at North Carolina State University (NCSU-2016), Advisor to the former Lebanese Prime Minister, researcher at the Lebanese Army Research Strategic Studies Center Appreciation Award (2017, 2020, holder of a Ph.D. International Relations and Diplomacy from CEDS and of a Ph.D. in English and Applied Linguistics from URV-Spain, Developer of AUB Arbitration certificate program and of LAU English for Lawyers program. Author of several publications related to arbitration
The Arbitration Law and Procedure Course consists of the following four modules:
- Module1: Arbitration as a Process
This module provides participants with the key concepts, overview, and skills needed for a successful arbitration process. It presents the adversarial approach which aims at replacing the judicial system with a “fast and final » resolution of disagreements and explains what arbitration vis á vis other forms of dispute resolution is.
- Module 2: Role of Arbitrator
This module presents the role of the arbitrator to find justice and to rule swiftly and impartially. Upon the completion of the module, participants will be taught the basic skills necessary to conduct a preliminary conference, issue prehearing orders, establish a discovery schedule, resolve discovery disputes and deal with attempted delays.
- Module 3: International Arbitration
This module intends to teach the participants how to determine the applicable law. The module teaches transnational rules, lex mercatoria and trade usages. It teaches arbitration and presents the kinds of arbitration such as Binding, Non-binding, and Quasi-binding.
- Module 4: Arbitration Award and Panel Formation
This module intends to teach the participants how to preside at an arbitration hearing, render the award and avoid prejudicial conduct during the hearing and after the award. The participants will also be oriented towards real life application of the skills taught in the course and impressed with the incredible importance of ethical conduct.