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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Practice and procedure

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Practice and procedure

Date & TimeMonday 18 March 2019 1.30–4.45pm
(Registration from 1pm)
Format Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Professional Skills
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

Presented by respected academic Laurence Boulle, this workshop offers practitioners a comprehensive understanding of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practice and procedure, from preparation through to post-hearing.

Further details below.

Program Overview

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Practice and procedure - Monday 18 Mar
    • 1:00 PM Registration
    • 1:30 PM Opening and Welcome
    • 1:35 PM Preparing for Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes

      This session will briefly survey the features of contemporary dispute resolution processes. Our expert presenter will address the need for legal advice, and provide guidance on how to best prepare clients and manage principal and agent issues in dispute resolution.

      Topics will include:

      • Choice of dispute resolution process and dispute resolution practitioner
      • Management of client expectations
      • Negotiation planning
      • Handling principal and agent issues

      Presenter: Laurence Boulle, Adjunct Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University

    • 2:35 PM Afternoon Tea
    • 2:45 PM Advocacy and Techniques Within Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes

      This session will focus on the representative’s role during the dispute resolution process.

      Topics will include:

      • The importance of the opening position
      • Modes of bargaining
      • Managing the biases
      • Closing the “last gap”

      Presenter: Laurence Boulle, Adjunct Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University

    • 3:45 PM Concluding the Dispute Resolution Process

      This session will reflect on the representative’s roles and responsibilities after conclusion of a dispute resolution process. This includes examining where there has and has not been settlement, with particular reference to continued problem-solving within and outside court and tribunal contexts.

      Topics will include:

      • Post-settlement issues
      • Review of outcomes
      • Drafting terms of settlement or heads of agreement
      • Using court and tribunal processes
      • Returning to the table

      Presenter: Laurence Boulle, Adjunct Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University

    • 4:45 PM Close

Further Details

  • Full Description

    Presented by respected academic Laurence Boulle, this workshop offers practitioners a comprehensive understanding of alternative dispute resolution practice and procedure, from preparation through to post-hearing. 

    This practical and interactive half-day workshop provides highly beneficial instruction to legal practitioners across all practice areas. It is suited to any legal practitioner seeking to expand and refine their negotiation and dispute resolution skills.

  • Presenters

    Laurence Boulle, Adjunct Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University Laurence practised law for five years before becoming an academic. He has held academic positions at four Australian law schools and has taught at universities in New Zealand, the Pacific, Africa and Europe. In addition, Laurence has published extensively in constitutional law, employment law, mediation and ADR, and international investment and globalisation.

  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session, you will:

    • Broaden your understanding of alternative dispute resolution schemes available in Victoria
    • Acquire key skills that will help you prepare and conduct an ADR hearing, including the management of clients’ expectations
    • Gain an awareness of post-ADR hearing requirements, both when there has and has not been a settlement