The RICS Accredited Diploma in Arbitration is focussed specifically on property, the built environment and related sectors, equipping you with the essential skills and high-level expertise to progress a career in arbitration
Who should attend?
- Professionals working within the built environment who want to gain a comprehensive and practical knowledge of the arbitral process
- Successful completion of the Diploma in Arbitration entitles candidates to be considered for vacancies on the RICS President’s Panel of Arbitrators.
- Develop your knowledge of the Law of Obligations within the context of the English Legal System and Civil Law that underpins a more detailed study of dispute resolution
- Gain a full understanding of the law of Arbitration and ensure you are aware of the underlying requirements relating to the presentation of evidence to a tribunal
- Examine the arbitration practice and procedure as defined by the Arbitration Act 1996
- Develop the necessary skills for drafting and evaluating evidence and award writing
Find the full programme at the end of the page.
- Module 1: Law of Obligations
- Module 2: Arbitration Law including the Law of Evidence - (Part 1) & Practice and Procedure - (Part 2)
- Module 3: Arbitration: Drafting, Award Writing & Evidence
The diploma course includes all of these modules, which can also be booked individually. Save 10% when you book the full course.
This distance-learning course takes place over 18 months and is made up of 4 modules. There will be some face-to-face tutorials and assessments involved.
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Module 1 - Arbitration Law including the Law of Evidence
- The Legal System
- Comparison of common law and civil law
Module 2 (split into 2 parts)
Arbitration Law including the Law of Evidence - (Part 1)
- History of Arbitration
- Arbitration in the context of other methods of dispute resolution
- The Arbitration Act
- Evidence as it applies in arbitration
- The jurisdiction, powers duties of the arbitrator
- The powers and duties of the parties
- Arbitration agreements
- The role of arbitral institutions, arbitration rules and administered schemes;
- Commencement of arbitration
Practice and Procedure - (Part 2)
- Commencing the arbitration
- Managing the reference submissions
- Oral evidence
Module 3 - Arbitration: Drafting, Award Writing & Evidence
- Techniques of judging
- The hearing
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