Alternative Dispute Resolution

LLB Part II (Alternative Dispute Resolution) 100 Marks 

The University of Punjab Pakistan

Paper-II: Alternate Dispute Resolution 100 Marks


The Alternative Dispute Resolution course consists of a theoretical and a practical component. There is a skills-orientated emphasis, designed not only to expose students to the practical skills required during negotiations, mediations, conciliation and arbitration proceeding but also to provide a theoretical context for such skills and the analytical skills to adapt to various circumstances. Particular emphasis is placed on problem solving skills. This course has been designed to enhance capacity building of students to meet the challenges of globalization in field of civil and commercial matters.


At the end of the course, complication students should have the ability to conduct negotiations and simple mediations, and should have developed effective techniques for autonomous learning and problem-solving, which can be applied in both their professional and practical lives. Therefore, the course is designed to achieve the following specific
learning outcomes:
(a) The ability to analyses a conflict situation and to select the appropriate dispute resolution strategy.
(b) An ability to resolve dispute expeditiously & effectively.
(c) An ability to conduct or participate appropriately in ADR techniques & process.
(d) The ability to apply problem-solving techniques, including: identification of core issues from a set of facts; thinking laterally and innovatively in order to find effective solutions to those issues.
(e) An ability to situate dispute resolution processes in their wider social, economic, political and theoretical contexts.

Topic Wise Notes:

Recommended Books by Punjab University.
  1. Law of Arbitration and Conciliation: Including Alternative Dispute Resolution System, (Avtar Singh, 2009)
  2. Alternative Dispute Resolution: What it is and how it Works (P. Chandrasekhara Rao, William Sheffield · 1997 )
  3. Global Legal System and Constitutional Liberto in Pakistan, Chapter on Alternative Dispute Resolution (Dr. Naeem Ullah Khan, 2021, Manzoor Law Book House)
  4. Law & Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution in India (Anirban Chakraborty (Assistant professor of law) · 2016)
  5. ADR Principles and Practice, (Henry J. Brown, Arthur L. Marriott · 2011)
  6. International Economic Law: Theory and Practice in Pakistan, Chapter on International Commercial Arbitration (Dr.Naeem Ullah Khan, 2015, Manzoor Law Book House)

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