Staff profile - Victoria Lambropoulos

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Ms Victoria Lambropoulos

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446431 +61 3 92446431
Email: victoria.lambropoulos@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography summary

Victoria joined Deakin Law School in 2004 as a full-time academic. She was practicing as a Barrister prior to this. She maintains her practicing certificate as a Barrister and is a Committee member of the Industrial Bar Association.

Victoria is a passionate, enthusiastic and innovative teacher. She is an expert in teaching and learning particularly in the area of Workplace Law. Victoria  was awarded a Faculty Teaching Excellence in 2013 based on her teaching in this area.

Victoria's prime area of research is in Workplace Law. She has a number of publications in this area which have been cited by other authors in highly ranked journals. See select journal articles list for further details.

Victoria is also a primary author and editor of the leading annotated book called the Fair Work Legislation published yearly by Thomson Reuters and the editor of the Common Law section of the Workplace Review. She is also invited regularly to speak at conferences in Australia and internationally.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University, 1992
  • Bachelor of Law(s), Monash University, 1995
  • Master of Laws, University of Melbourne, 2003


Affiliations

President, Industrial Relations Society of Victoria

National Committee Member, Australian Labour Law Association

Committee Member, Industrial Bar Association


Professional activities

Barrister, Member of Victorian Bar

Member of CLE Sub-Committee Industrial Bar Association

Advocacy Coach

Academic

Teaching Interests

Workplace Law

Employment Law

History of Labour Law


Subjects and units currently teaching

Workplace Law

Employment Law

Corporate Law


Knowledge areas

Labour Law

Workplace Law

Employment Law

Industrial Relations


Media appearances

Select Media Interviews

Joanna Mather  ‘Car pool in new enterprise agreement’. Australian Financial Review, 23 August 2009.

Workplace Express ‘Environmental Sustainability Clauses in Just 1.5% of Agreements’ 25 June 2012.

Workplace Express ‘Ridiculous Matters Pertaining Rule will Stop Workplace Action on Climate Change’ 21 May 2009.

Awards

Awards and prizes

Winner of 2013 of Faculty of Business & Law Award for Teaching Excellence for Effectiveness, Excellence and Exemplary Practice as a Lecturer.

Winner of 2013 School of Law Research Award for Outstanding Publication

Winner of School of Law Outstanding Researcher Award for 2013


Research

Research interests

Workplace/ Employment Law

Labour and the environment


Publications

Publications

Select Journal Articles

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2013) The evolution of freedom of association in Australia's federal industrial relations law: from trade union security to workplace rights,  Labor history 54:4.

Lambropoulos, Victoria and Wynn, Michael (2013) Unfair labour practices, trade union victimisation and voice: a comparison of Australia and the United Kingdom, Adelaide Law Review, 34:1.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2013) 'Workers, a neglected voice in environmental decisions,' Alternative law journal, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 245-249

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2010) 'What can Australia learn from the Europeans about public participation? Article 6 of the Aarhus Convention and environmental impact statements', Environmental and planning law journal, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 272-295.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2009) 'Green workflow agreements', Law institute journal, vol. 83, no. 11, p. 52, Law Institute of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2009) 'Greening Australian workplaces : workers and the environment,' Alternative law journal, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 189-192.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2009) Book review : 'Death of labour law? Comparative perspectives' by Martin Vranken, Melbourne University Press, 2009, Deakin law review, vol. 14, no. 1.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2008) 'For better or worse? Agreement -making under workchoices and foward with fairness', Law Institute journal, vol. 82, no. 11, pp. 38-41, Law Institute of Victoria, pp. 139-141.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2006) 'Nationalisation of the industrial relations system', Law institute journal, vol. 80, no. 8, pp. 52-55, Law Institute of Victoria

Books

Rinaldi, Mark, Lambropoulos, Victoria and Millar, Rohan (2013) Fairwork legislation 2013, (eds), Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW

Rinaldi, Mark, Lambropoulos, Victoria and Millar, Rohan (2012) Fairwork legislation 2012 (eds) Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW

Select Book Chapters

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2013) 'The general protections and adverse action: four years on', in Rinaldi, Mark;Lambropoulos, Victoria and Millar, Rohan (eds), Fair work legislation 2013, pp. 13-21, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont.

Lambropoulos, Victoria (2010) 'Labour law and climate change law', in Lyster, Rosemary (eds), In the wilds of climate law, pp. 195-207, Australian Academic Press, Brisbane, Qld. 

Visiting Fellowships/Presentations

Visiting Researcher, King’s College London, April – June 2010
Visiting presenter (labour law), University of Bologna, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, May 2010
Visiting Research Fellow, Bristol University, Bristol UK, July – December 2011


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