Industry Partnerships

The Professional Certificate in Arbitration is a unique offering as a joint venture between the University of Adelaide and the Resolution Institute. This program draws on the expertise of the University of Adelaide and Resolution Institute, combining comprehensive and current academic content with practical workshops delivered by highly skilled and qualified practitioners who are experts in their professional fields. Students benefit from this wealth of knowledge and experience in the learning environment and have a range career development and networking opportunities made available through this program.

In addition, completion of the Professional Certificate in Arbitration meets the educational requirements for grading with Resolution Institute.

Professor Melissa de Zwart - Dean of the Law School

"The Adelaide Law School is pleased to partner with the Resolution Institute to offer the Professional Certificate in Arbitration. Taught by highly experienced university academics, who are also legal practitioners, this program is a distinctive offering with the University presenting the academic program content and Resolution Institute providing the practical instruction through small group workshops and a mock arbitration experience. As a national program it also reaches out to a broad student body of professionals across Australia, and offers a blended, flexible learning experience and an e-learning platform to meet students’ needs. The content has been developed with key input from industry practitioners and is therefore aligned with the needs of employers in the workplace. I invite you to make a connection with the Adelaide Law School and commend this program to you."

Professor Melissa de Zwart - Dean of the Law School, The University of Adelaide


Amber Williams

"Resolution Institute is proud to partner with the University of Adelaide to provide the Professional Certificate in Arbitration. The Certificate’s rigorous theoretical coverage supported by essential practical training from Resolution Institute graded and experienced arbitrators provides graduates with an excellent springboard for their arbitration careers."

Amber Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Resolution Institute


Toby Schnookal

"Education and grading of arbitrators are essential tools to ensure the delivery of quality arbitrations in domestic and international commercial disputes. The University of Adelaide Professional Certificate in Arbitration is an excellent foundation for growing a successful practice in arbitration."

Toby Schnookal, Graded Arbitrator and Director Resolution Institute