Entries are invited to the 2020 CIArb Australia Essay Competition.
This year's topic has been prepared by CIArb Australia National Councillor and Convenor of the Queensland Chapter, Dr Shane Monks.
Discuss a party’s rights under Article 18 of the Model Law arising out of procedural determinations made by an arbitral tribunal in the face of opposition by that party, for or in connection with a virtual hearing.
Submissions 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 awarded a monetary prize of AU$1,000 and the winning essay will be published on CIArb Australia's website in The CIArb Australia News.
The closing date for entries has been extended to Friday, 9 October 2020 at 5:00 pm (ADST).
All entries must be typed in a Word or text-searchable PDF document and clearly identified, including the author’s name, contact details and university/employer. Each entry must be sent by email to Sue Rice, Executive Officer, CIArb Australia at email@example.com
The winning essay will be chosen by a judging panel comprised of members of the National Council of CIArb Australia.
- Entries must not exceed 3,500 words (including footnotes)
- Entries must be the original and sole work of the entrant
- All entries will be acknowledged but will not be returned and the organisers will accept no responsibility for the safekeeping of essays
- All entries will be anonymised before submission to the judging panel
- CIArb Australia reserves the right to publish any part of any essay submitted for the competition.
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