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LAW6146   Commercial Litigation and Arbitration in the UK   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Co-requisites   LAW685 Legal Research Writing Skills


This module introduces students to the process of civil litigation, within a commercial context. The module will provide an introduction to how the litigation process works in England and Wales, and will then build on this by taking students through a commercial litigation case study to illustrate how the civil litigation process applies to a particular set of facts. This module will also cover some of the alternative ways in which commercial disputes can be resolved, including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and arbitration. Students will be able to develop the skills of commercial awareness, critical analysis, the ability to identify problems and resolve them, and the ability to appreciate and develop practice based material.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 136.0
Seminar 12.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Other 2.0 100 % S1