CIArb Accelerated Fellowship Course Nov 2016
€840.54 – €2,574.54
CIArb Accelerated Fellowship Course Nov 2016

CIArb Accelerated Fellowship Course Nov 2016

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Accelerated Fellowship Course



Course: Accelerated Fellowship (International Commercial Arbitration)

Date: 4th to 6th November 2016

9am-5pm each day


Venue: The Spencer Hotel, IFSC, Dublin 1

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Course Description:

Run by CIArb Ireland in association with SICA-FICA. This is an active three day course that involves a number of interactive discussions, workshops  and rolling written assessments culminating in an Award writing exam on the afternoon of the third day. It is not a traditional taught course where the trainers take and lead the students through the material with assessment some months after the start  date of the course. The areas which will be covered during the workshops and discussions are listed below- the nature of the course necessitates the candidates having a strong existing familiarity with the topics listed. A session on Award writing is offered on the morning of the 6th ahead of the exam that afternoon. 


Learning Outcome:

After successful completion of the assessments from 4th - 6th november which conclude with an Award Writing exam on the afternoon of the 6th you will be eligible to proceed to take the Peer Interview that immediately precedes the award of FCIArb status.


Entry Requirements:

-Pre-entry you must have passed the CIArb Module 1 Law of Obligations and Civil Evidence or to have through other study have received an exemption from this Module

- You must have substantial knowledge of the 2010 Arbitration Act which governs International Arbitration in the Republic of Ireland or equivalent legislation based on the UNCITRAL Model Law

-As this is an intensive course you must satisfy yourself as to your personal suitability and in so doing you are encouraged to talk to one of the assessors  pre-registration



Mr. William McLaughlin Chartered Arbitrator

Mr. Arran Dowling-Hussey Barrister-at-Law


Details on Trainers:

Mr. McLaughlin a Chartered Arbitrator is the chief assessor on this course and has conducted the course a number of times before in several jurisdictions. He is a former Chairman of the Irish Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the present training officer for SICA-FICA.


Mr. Dowling-Hussey is the co-author of two editions of ‘Arbitration Law’ (Round Hall, Dublin 2014)  the first edition of which has been cited and approved by the Irish Superior Courts. He is a Barrister and Arbitrator working from the Law Library, Dublin and 1215 Chambers in London.


Course Content

 Law of International Arbitration:

-Fundamental  principles of the arbitration process

- The relevant arbitration code(s)

-The arbitration agreement

-Initiation of an international arbitration

-Nomination and appointment of an arbitrator

- An Arbitrator’s jurisdiction and powers

-Deciding and setting the procedure

-Interlocutory procedures, pleadings and applications

-Oral hearings and procedures

 -Costs and interest claims

-Award types and requirements

-Role of the Court


Arbitration Practice And Procedure

-Writing An Arbitration Agreement

-Schedule of Fees and Expenses

-Drafting In International arbitrations generally

-Interlocutory matters, including applications

-Detailing the procedure

-Submissions, Pleadings and Disclosure

-Oral and Physical Evidence

-Measures for Protection

-Reasonable Costs

-Offers To Settle

-Main Stages In An International Arbitration

-Defining And Dealing With Issues In Dispute


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