Olympic Sports Arbitration

8 February 2012

This new intensive examines the use of Arbitration and the Court of Arbitration for Sport by the Olympic Movement.

Taught by Professor Richard McLaren of the University of Western Ontario, Olympic Sports Arbitration will investigate the nature of arbitration as a method of dispute resolution as well as more specifically that form of arbitration established by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Professor McLaren's appointments include the Higher Board of the Euro-Arab Arbitration System; the International Court of Arbitration for Sport for whom he was an on-site arbitrator at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Japan; the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics in Sydney and Athens respectively; and the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Professor McLaren has recently been appointed as an on-site arbitrator for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy.

The unit is available to study as part of the following degrees:

Candidates can also enrol in this subject on a Legal Professional Development (LPD), Single Unit Enrolment or Cross-Institutional basis.

For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.

Further information on the 2012 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Program

Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

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