Winter School in Shanghai: Introduction to Chinese Law

La Trobe Law School, in cooperation with Shanghai University Law School, will offer a Winter School Subject – Introduction to Chinese Law in Shanghai – in November/December 2017. Enrolment will be limited to a maximum of 40 students. Introduction to… 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 Senior Lecturer Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi presents at the Dispute Resolution Section Conference

Recently, La Trobe Law School Senior Lecturer Lola Akin Ojelabi attended and presented at the American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section Conference on April 21 2017. She was part of a panel on ‘Comparative Views of the Mediator’s Role in… Continue Reading

Uber Unfair? You Decide

By Ozlem Susler The world phenomenon that has made transport so much easier has simultaneously been viewed as a threat to the taxi industry worldwide and among other things, a clarion call for the taxi sector to clean up their… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Congratulates Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi on recent publication in Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution!

The La Trobe Law School warmly congratulates Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi on her recent publication in the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, entitled “Mediators and Substantive Justice: A View from Rawls’ Original Position” (Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution,… Continue Reading

Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi Presents at the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference

On 5 April 2016 Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi, Senior Lecturer at La Trobe Law School, presented a paper titled ‘Conceptions of Justice in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Access to Family Justice’ at the University of Lancaster Law School, during the Annual Socio-Legal… Continue Reading

Professor Mary Anne Noone’s Submission to the Access to Justice Review

Mary Anne Noone La Trobe Law School

Professor Mary Anne Noone recently made a submission to the Access to Justice Review. Her submission addressed the following aspects related to the Review’s terms of reference: Definition of access to justice; Complex legal need; Integrated legal service delivery model;… Continue Reading

Why Negotiations Fail – Lessons from the Trenches: Advanced Corporate Negotiation Seminar

Are you making common negotiation mistakes? Negotiation is the dominant process for finalising contracts, reaching agreement on commercial terms and for resolving disputes. However, despite its dominance as the preferred resolution mechanism, the competency level of practitioners varies widely. Drawing… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #6: Exploring Empirical Examinations of Race and Gender in Alternative Dispute Resolution Studies

In the sixth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Ellen Waldman, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, will explore how race and gender appear in empirical examinations of Alternative Dispute Resolution Studies. Abstract The celebrated author (and early bohemian feminist)… Continue Reading

ADR Professional Development Workshop with Hal Abramson

Please join us for our upcoming ADR Professional Development Workshop: “Mediation Advocacy and Intercultural/International Mediations”. The Workshop will be presented by Professor Hal Abramson, a full-time faculty member at Touro Law Center, New York, where he teaches, trains, and writes on negotiation, mediation, mediation advocacy, and resolving intercultural… Continue Reading