MLL355 - International Litigation and Dispute Settlement

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Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Study tour (as part of the Moot competition)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: For Bachelor of Laws students only

Students enrolled before 2019: MLL110
Students commencing from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113


(For students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws only)

Incompatible with: Nil

Quota applies; Enrolment by application to the Unit Chair only.

Note: Continued enrolment in this unit is subject to attendance/participation, at Unit Chair's discretion.


The aim of the unit is to give students a basic understanding of the way international agreements and disputes are interpreted and resolved. Vis Moot students will be introduced to the law of international commercial arbitration and also the law relating to the international sale of goods.  Vis Moot students will consider topics relating to alternative dispute resolution; the enforcement of international arbitral awards; the drafting of international arbitration submissions; the sources of international commercial law; principles and case law of private international law, and remedies under international law. Jessup Moot students will consider topics relating to the way international disputes between states are litigated.


Assessment 1 (group 4-12)- Memoranda 1 (35 pages)- 5%

Assessment 2 (group 4-12)- Memoranda 2 (2 x 35 pages) - 25%

Assessment 3 (Individual)- Oral Presentation - 40%

Assessment 4 - Performance in the teamwork 30%

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