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DLS students are invited to enter the 2017 CIArb Australia Essay Competition.

CIArb is an international centre of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). CIArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation and development of all ADR methods.

In promoting and contributing to global arbitration scholarship, CIArb Australia is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 CIArb Australia Essay Competition.

This essay competition requires students to write about the intervention of courts in international arbitration. To find out more details of the topic and possible case references please visit here.

Entries are invited from students studying a Bachelor, Juris Doctor or Masters level law degree at the date the entry is submitted. The competition is also open to lawyers in their first five years of practice, who may be members and non-members of CIArb.

The winning author will be announced and awarded $1,000 AUD at the CIArb Australia Annual Gala Dinner to be held at the MCA, Sydney on 7 October. The essay will also be published on CIArb Australia's website and The CIArb Australia News.

The Closing Date for entries is Wednesday, 31 August at 5:00 pm (AEST).

All entries should be typed in a Word document and clearly identified, including the author’s name, contact details and university. Each entry should be sent by email to Gianna Totaro, CIArb Australia CEO at info@ciarb.net.au.

 Students can also join up for free CIArb Student memberships here