Arbitration Law & Practice

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  • Course Duration6 months
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  • ₹ 7,500 + GST

Certificate in Arbitration Law and Practice

Arbitration is a globally recognized form of dispute resolution in which an impartial arbitrator decides and adjudicates a contractual dispute between two parties - without going to court. Arbitration is growing exponentially in India because of the time and cost it potentially saves the disputing parties.

Eligibility: 12th class or higher

Assessments: 100 mark online exam. Score at least 40% to pass. Take the exam anytime.

Last date for application: 15-DEC-2023

Contact: +91-9822526256

After doing this course you can:
  • Advise clients on matters of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Represent clients in arbitration matters
  • Draft and vet contracts with regard to arbitration and other matters
  • Advise clients on appropriate dispute resolution options
  • Draft an arbitration clause or agreement
  • Understand the essentials of writing an arbitral award

This course is suitable for:

  • Law students
  • Business students
  • Young lawyers
  • Business owners
  • General counsels
  • Aspiring arbitrators
  • Business Owners

Praise for FAQs on Arbitration in India

"go to' source of reference for students, executives, and entrepreneurs alike. This book is a must have for every aspiring business person."

Deepak C Mehta,
Chairman & Managing Director, DEEPAK NITRITE LTD
"useful not only for “non-legal” users and potential users of arbitration, but is also an invigorating “back to basics” refresher for legal counsel and arbitrators alike! I would certainly be proud to have a copy in my office library!"

Naresh Mahtani,
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore & Director, ADELPHI LAW CHAMBERS, Singapore
"The book explains the concept & process of arbitration in a manner that is easy to understand for non-legal people & corporate professionals."

Milind Kulkarni
Ex-Chief Financial Officer at TECH MAHINDRA


  • + Why is arbitration important?
  • + Understanding Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • + Different types of ADR methods
  • + Why should law students and lawyers learn about Arbitration?
  • + The difference between arbitration, litigation and mediation
  • + When should you use arbitration?
  • + Combining arbitration with other forms of ADR
  • + Which disputes can be arbitrated?
  • + What does the typical arbitration procedure look like?
  • + How it arbitration legally binding?
  • + Importance of contracts from the perspective of arbitration
  • + Essential points to note for drafting a contract
  • + Common faults found in contracts
  • + What is an arbitration clause or agreement?
  • + Contents of an arbitration clause
  • + Determining the validity of an arbitration clause
  • + Who can be an arbitrator?
  • + The difference between an arbitrator and a judge
  • + What should you keep in mind while appointing an arbitrator?
  • + Ensuring the impartiality and suitability of arbitrators
  • + Can the appointment of an arbitrator be challenged?
  • + The challenge the appointment of an arbitrator
  • + Conditions for changing or terminating an arbitrator
  • + Deciding the procedure of arbitration
  • + What is the difference between ad hoc and institutional arbitration?
  • + The difference between arbitrationprocedure and court procedures
  • + The difference between final and interim arbitral awards
  • + Are arbitral awards legally binding?
  • + Circumstances for issuing interim awards
  • + When are settlement awards issued?
  • + Can an arbitral award be changed once it is issued?
  • + Conditions under which an award can be challenged
  • + Procedure to challenge an arbitral award
  • + Role of the courts when an award is challenged
  • + Understanding BIT arbitration
  • + The need for BIT arbitration
  • + Global treaties and rules that govern the BIT framework
  • + Difference between a foreign and domestic arbitral award
  • + Implementation of a foreign award in India
  • + Circumstances under which a foreign award be refused in India
  • + When should a party choose mediation over arbitration?
  • + Combining arbitration and mediation to resolve a dispute
  • + Difference between a mediator and an arbitrator
  • + Difference between conciliation, mediation, and arbitration?
  • + What is the end result of conciliation and is it binding on the parties?
  • + The steps to becoming an arbitrator in India
  • + Educational prerequisites to become an arbitrator
  • + Leading arbitral institutions and qualifications
  • + Which sorts of firms hire arbitrators?
  • Which sorts of firms hire arbitrators?


Dr. Bharat Nain

Dr. Bharat Nain is co-author of 'FAQs on Arbitration in India', a comprehensive and practical book on the subject. A corporate professional with over 40 years of experience, he is a trained professional arbitrator, and Founder-Director of United Resouce Consultants Pvt Ltd. Dr. Nain has completed the Fellowship in International Arbitration from the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. He is passionate about demystifying arbitration and has a business-centric approach to the subject. In addition, Dr. Nain is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Executive Coach and holds engineering and MBA degrees.

Dr. Aditya Nain

Dr. Aditya Nain is an internationally published author of two books, including co-author of 'FAQs on Arbitration in India'. Formerly a full-time academic, he is a business owner, holds a Ph.D. from IIT Bombay, and is a regular visiting faculty at FLAME University. Aditya has developed and taught courses at universities for over ten years. He is a Director at United Resource Consultants Pvt Ltd, a Founder-Director of Asset Shield Investment Consultants Pvt Ltd; Founder-Director of Aditya Nain Research and Consulting Inc.

Gokul Narayan

Gokul Narayan is the Chief Operations Officer of Asian School of Cyber Laws and a Mediator with the CAMP Arbitration and Mediation Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore. He holds a Masters degree in law from Symbiosis Law School, Pune. Gokul has been in the field of education as a faculty and an entrepreneur for over 15 years. He designs, curates, markets and delivers state-of-the-art legal courses, seminars, and workshops to students as well as working professionals. His areas of specialization include Cyber Law, Mediation, Arbitration and Intellectual Property Law.

He also loves playing badminton 🏸, cricket 🏏, listening to music 🎵 and going on long rides on one of his many bikes 🏍.