A Second Life with a Second Language

By Huaning Gu English, for most overseas students, is a second language. My friend’s daughter was born in China. She has been struggling with English since she started as a primary school student in Australia. Recently, the school teacher persuaded… Continue Reading

Why do we need to know more about dispute resolution in China?

By Huaning Gu In Australia, China often feels far away with a different social system, legal system and culture. So why is there a need for Australians to inform themselves about Chinese dispute resolution? Mediation in China: an old tradition… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School presents ADR Professional Development Workshops

On 14 June 2017, La Trobe Law School will present professional development workshops on Alternative Dispute Resolution. The professional development sessions address topical and contemporary issues in ADR practice. These sessions will benefit anyone working as a lawyer, mediator or… Continue Reading

Friendly mooting round: La Trobe Law School VS Deakin Law School

  This year La Trobe is entering a very competitive team of four top law students in the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot. The Vis moot is one of the largest and most prestigious international moot competitions in the world, and attracts up… Continue Reading

Preparing for the 2017 Willem C. Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot

By Kieren Bramham Mooting has always been something that’s given me a practical opportunity to apply all of the reading required in law school. I remember thinking during my first moot that I was learning more about criminal law than… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law student Jagpreet Sandhu receives CIArb Award

By Jagpreet Sandhu Early in November, I arrived home to some excellent news. Coming off a year-long circuit of international internships, I was quite honestly ready to never travel again. But as luck would have it, I was informed that… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School academics Jill Murray and Anthony O’Donnell awarded $450,000 by the Australian Research Council (ARC)

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La Trobe Law School academics Jill Murray and Anthony O’Donnell are amongst a group of 11 leading labour law and industrial relations scholars awarded $450,000 by the Australian Research Council (ARC) in its latest round of funding. The money will… Continue Reading

Seminar: The Arbitration Agreement and the Jurisdiction of the Arbitrator: 18 May 2016

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La Trobe Law School will be hosting a seminar with the Resolution Institute on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at its City Campus. The seminar will review some fundamental principles and practices of arbitration in light of recent developments. These include… Continue Reading

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La Trobe Law School Vis Moot April Update

(L to R) Jagpreet Sandhu, Ashley Angus, Stephanie D’Rozario, and Sophie Miller The La Trobe Law School Vis Moot Team landed in Vienna in late March for the 22nd Vis Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Prior to the official opening… Continue Reading

La Trobe Vis Moot Team Invited to Centenary Celebration for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

(L to R) Stephanie D’Rozario, Ashley Angus, Supreme Court Justice Clyde Croft, Sophie Miller, Jagpreet Sandhu On 5 March 2015, the La Trobe Vis Moot Team attended the Centenary Celebration for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). CIArb was founded in London… Continue Reading