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International Commercial Arbitration and Litigation

Vak
2019-2020

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The objective of this course is to provide students with insight in the theory and practice of international arbitration and international litigation, in particular court proceedings relating to arbitration. The course will address the key features and pros and cons of arbitration. The course will include a discussion of the validity of arbitration agreements, mechanisms for the .selection of arbitrators, arbitration procedure and court procedures in support of arbitration.

CONTACT

Programme Coordinator LLM (Adv) International Civil and Commercial Law
Office for International Education / Leiden Law School
E: iccl@law.leidenuniv.nl

COURSE COORDINATOR

Ms. Hosna Sheikhattar
T: +31 71 527 7998
E: h.sheikhattar@law.leidenuniv.nl

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

Interactive lectures, tutorials/working groups

EXAMINATION

Written exam (70%)
Written/oral assignments (30%)

The overall course grade should be at least 5,5 in order to complete the course successfully.
There will be one oral retake (100%) substituting all previous assessments.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Full degree in law granting access to the legal profession (or equivalent). A basic understanding of private international law and public international law is recommended. Attendance of lectures is mandatory. Completion of reading materials prior to the lectures is required. The course outline and reading list/reading materials will be made available on Blackboard/Brightspace.