Title

Advocacy before an international arbitral tribunal

Date of this Version

1-1-2014

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

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Boo, L. (2014). Advocacy before an international arbitral tribunal. In W. van Caenegem, & M. Hiscock (Eds.), The internationalisation of legal education: The future practice of law (pp.278-286). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

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Copyright © William van Caenegem and Mary Hiscock 2014

2014 HERDC submission

ISBN

9781783474530

Abstract

Extract: Litigation in domestic courts involves people, on both the bench and bar, who are trained in the same schools, have practised in the same legal regime for years and are therefore more familiar with the same legal culture, its specific practices and norms. Often the players will know or are familiar with each other. The same could not be said for the players in international arbitration. There, lawyers often deal with others from a totally different legal system, practice culture and working language, and whose values and understanding of legal principles are quite alien from theirs.

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