This unit of study will involve participation in one of three international moots, which in 2017 will be the Jessup Moot, the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and the Tokyo Negotiation and Arbitration Competition. There will be a competitive selection process for enrolment in the course. For all moots, students will work as a team preparing written memorials and oral argument on a set problem as required by each moot.
There are no formal classes scheduled for this unit.
For the Tokyo Negotiation and Arbitration Competition: Course participation, general participation and preparation as required (15%), research and writing of memorials (35%), preparation and participation in mooting rounds and competitions (50%). For the Jessup Moot and Vis Moot, students are assessed generally on their contribution to the research for and drafting of the written memorials, team work, oral skills, and preparation and participation in the mooting rounds and competitions.
Enrolment in this unit of study will be by special application, and will be based on competitive selection in accordance with the rules of the individual competition.
LAWS1018 or LAWS1023Prohibitions
LAWS3035 or LAWS3093 or LAWS5189