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KDEC 9210 - Practice and Procedure of International Courts and Tribunals

Type d'enseignement : Workshop

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 8

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

The workshop is intended to give students an insight into the practical mechanics of International Courts and Tribunals, mixing tuition with inter-active workshops exercises. The intention is also to give students a first taste of oral advocacy. We will cover: Selecting arbitration v. adjudication, and negotiating terms of reference; Constitution of a tribunal, and consideration of grounds for challenge; Participating in a Case Management Conference. Scenarios considered will encompass State to State, investor-State, commercial arbitration.


  • HOLLAND, Romilly (Avocat)
  • THOMAS, Ryland William (Avocat associé)
  • VAN DER MEULEN, Alexandra (Avocate)

Pedagogical format

Workshop outlines sent by email before the workshop, and PowerPoint presentations given at the beginning of each workshop.

Course validation

Preparation for practical exercises; oral participation during the workshops.


The students will be expected to prepare each workshop, by reading (i) the workshop outline, and (ii) the various articles/cases referred to in the reading list which will be sent to them in advance. The students should also think about the issues addressed in the workshop outline, in order to be able to discuss and debate about them during the workshop.

Required reading

The required reading will be sent to the students by email in advance of each workshop

Additional required reading

No supplemental readings