1. Some relevant aspects of the English legal system and practice 2. Overview of the advantages and disadvantages of international arbitration compared with other forms of dispute resolution 3. Understanding arbitration clauses 4. The scope of the arbitration clause 5. Choosing the tribunal and the legal team 6. Activity and considerations prior to commencing an arbitration 7. First steps in the process 8. Activity and considerations following the formation of the tribunal 9. Jurisdiction 10. Directions and timetable 11. Applications to the court prior to the hearing 12. Ongoing issues and preparing for the hearing 13. Hearings 14. Awards 15. Challenges to an award and appeals generally 16. Enforcement of an English or foreign award 17. Investment treaty arbitration.