School Of Law

Alternative Dispute ResolutionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200811.5


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Incompatible Units
200293 - Alternative Dispute Resolution, 200812 Conflict Resolution

200977 Fundamentals of Australian Law OR 200006 Introduction to Law

About this Unit
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes are no longer 'alternative' but a major part of the contemporary justice system. Modern legal practice requires lawyers to negotiate settlements on behalf of clients and advise clients how to resolve disputes without litigation. Non-adversarial processes offer many benefits to parties, professionals and the community. This unit will introduce you to the theory and practice of alternative dispute resolution processes and provide you with the opportunity to develop key ADR practice.

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