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International Arbitration Institute – Practitioners’ Course

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The University of Miami School of Law's International Arbitration Institute is offering a Practitioners' Course on The Fundamentals of International Arbitration and Caribbean Arbitration Trends from September 2-6, 2014.

This intensive and interactive specialized course will be led by Professor Jan Paulsson with guest lecturers from the Caribbean, including The Honourable Mr. Justice Jacob Wit of the Caribbean Court of Justice and Mr. Justice Boyd Carey (Ret.) who has served on the Courts of Appeal for Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize.

Participants will receive a certificate from the University of Miami School of Law endorsed by the International Arbitration Institute and Director of the Arbitration Program, Professor Jan Paulsson, for successful participation. In addition, the best participant in the mock arbitration portion of the course will receive the "Jan Paulsson Arbitration Advocacy Award.”

Course Schedule:

Days 1-3 - The Fundamentals of International Arbitration and Caribbean Arbitration Trends
Specialized courses will cover arbitration disputes in the areas of: trade, maritime, oil & gas, insurance, finance and trusts. (17.0 CLE* credits)

Additional events:

  • Lecture featuring Professor Jan Paulsson on his latest book, The Idea of Arbitration
  • Networking event in Downtown Miami with Miami arbitration practitioners

Days 4-5 - Arbitration Advocacy Training**
The training will cover the art of persuasion and cross-examination in arbitration with participation in a mock arbitration.

Additional events:

  • Roundtable on Soia Mentschikoff's Arbitration Experiment on arbitrator's bias
  • Celebratory cocktail reception

Registration and Information:

Click here to register for this course. Or, for further information and special requirements please contact Kristina Klykova at 786-942-8252 or by

* Continuing Legal Education Credit for Florida licensed attorneys is Pending Florida Bar approval.
** Persons cannot register for the Arbitration Advocacy Training separately.


When: September 2-6, 2014

Where: University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33124

Contact Information:


The deadline for registration is August 15, 2014.

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Fee: $2,100 (Days 1-3 only*: $1,600)
Early Bird by July 10, 2014: $1,800 (Days 1-3 only*: $1,300)
Fee for judges, academics and government officials: $1,800 (Days 1-3 only*: $1,300)
Fee for students: $1,600 (Days 1-3 only*: $1,100)


Click here to see a list of local hotels.
(Please note that the Holiday Inn in Coral Gables is in walking distance of the course venue.)