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Masterclass | Arbitration VIC 2019

Saturday 17 August 2019 | Melbourne

Resolution Institute Victorian Professional Development Group is conducting a Master Class for Arbitrators on 17 August 2019 at the RACV Club Melbourne.

It is Resolution institute's policy that all Grade 1 and Grade 2 Arbitrators attend a Master Class every two years as part of the triennial review of their grading.

Attendance at a Master Class and satisfactory assessment are mandatory requirements for re-grading to Grade 1 or grading review for Grade 1 and Grade 2 Arbitrators in accordance with Resolution Institute Policy Registration of Practicing Arbitrators https://www.resolution.institute/documents/item/2306 unless otherwise determined by the Board in any particular case.

Attendance by Grade 3 Arbitrators is encouraged and will assist in skill and knowledge development.

The Master Class will be facilitated and assessed by Hugh Foxcroft QC, Michael Heaton QC and Toby Shnookal QC. It will be conducted as an interactive discussion in workshop format and participants will be expected to contribute to the debate on the issue raised.

Topics for the Master Class comprise:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Relevant judgments of superior courts
  • Resolution Institute Rules
  • Arbitration Practice and Procedure
  • Topics adopted from suggestions by Practitioners.

In accordance with Resolution Institute Master Class Policy https://www.resolution.institute/documents/item/2382 all attending Grade 1 and Grade 2 participants are required to suggest topics for discussion at the Master Class based on issues and challenges they have faced in their recent practice.

All topics should be submitted by Thursday 1 August 2019 to miriam@chancery.com.au so they can be collated and classified into relevant sections of the Act.

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