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LAW5122 Advanced Dispute Management

Short Description: Advanced Dispute Management
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 30 November 2021


Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW5111 and LAW5112

Other Requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at

This course will be conducted online only.


A fundamental skill of a lawyer is the ability to successfully manage disputes in their professional arena. The course will introduce students to analysis of disputes based on theory and approaches to communication and the legal environment when dealing with disputes. Students will explore important skills in communication such as listening, interviewing and negotiating. Students will be introduced to the array of possible processes for managing disputes, including litigation. The processes will be considered in depth on a weekly basis. The course gives students grounding in the fundamentals of dispute management in the Australian legal system.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 30 November 2021