Tina Popa is a lecturer in law in RMIT's Graduate School of Business and Law.
Tina Popa is a Lecturer in Law at the Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University. She is completing a PhD focusing on the challenges in the litigation and mediation of medical negligence and mental harm claims in the post-Ipp era.
Tina's research and teaching interests are in tort law, medical law and alternative dispute resolution. Tina's research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she regularly presents her work at academic conferences. Tina has extensive experience in the legal industry at Lampe Family Lawyers and Hymans Solicitors.
Tina is the course coordinator and lecturer for the Law of Torts in the Juris Doctor program. She is also the course coordinator and lecturer for the Law of Investments (Singapore). In 2016 she was voted by GSBL students as Inspirational Lecturer of the Year.
In 2014 Tina was awarded a RMIT Teaching Commendation for creating an engaging learning environment to instil enthusiasm in students to study law and mentoring students to obtain practical experience in the legal industry.
Teaching and Coordination (Melbourne)
- Law of Torts
- Law of Investments
- Completing PhD
- Several ongoing research projects
- Mooting and Negotiation Competitions Coach
- Admitted as an Australian Lawyer, Supreme Court of Victoria
- Master of Laws (University of Melbourne)
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
- Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours)
- Victorian Ombudsman, Research Project, 2016
- Lampe Family Lawyers, 2008 to 2014
- Hymans Solicitors, 2004 to 2008
- GSBL Inspirational Lecturer of the Year, November 2016
- Early Career Teacher Commendation Award, RMIT University, November 2014 (For creating an engaging learning environment to instil enthusiasm in students to study law and mentoring students to obtain practical experience in the legal industry)
- Popa, M. (2017). Righting wrongs: Lawyers' reflections on the amendments to the Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic) on medical negligence and mental harm claims In: Torts Law Journal, 24, 64 - 82
- Popa, M. (2017). Practitioner perspectives on continuing legal challenges in mental harm and medical negligence: Time for a no-fault approach? In: Tort Law Review, 25, 19 - 36
- Popa, M. (2015). All the way with ADR: Further endorsement of ADR in litigation In: Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 26, 218 - 225
- Popa, M. (2015). Human embryonic stem cells: science, legality and ethics In: Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association , , 1 - 12