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Associate Professor Genevieve Grant is Director of the Australian Centre for Justice Innovation in the Law Faculty at Monash University. She is co-author of Luntz & Hambly's Torts: Cases, Legislation and Commentary (LexisNexis, 9th ed, 2021) and Victorian Statutory Compensation Systems (LexisNexis, 2021, with Jason Taliadoros).

Genevieve's research uses empirical methods to evaluate justice system performance, including the design and operation of dispute resolution, civil justice and injury compensation systems. This work cuts across the fields of dispute resolution, legal technology, injury compensation, legal ethics and health law. 

Genevieve has experience investigating the perspectives of stakeholders and users (including lawyers, consumers of legal services, compensation claimants, users of online dispute resolution platforms, courts, family law disputants, medical examiners and administrative decision-makers). She is particularly interested in the use of administrative data to enhance access to justice.

Genevieve has an extensive track record of interdisciplinary research partnerships with government agencies, courts, compensation schemes, regulators and dispute resolution organisations. She has a PhD in public health and law from The University of Melbourne. Details of her recent research can be found on Google Scholar

Genevieve's current research includes:

  • The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Better Health Outcomes After Compensable Injury (2022-27) 
  • Workers' Voice (Redesigning Workers' Compensation Using Participatory Systems Modelling, ARC Discovery Project (2023-26), with Prof Alex Collie, A/Prof Jason Thompson, A/Prof Libby Callaway, Prof Ellen MacEachen and Ms Grainne Cruickshank)
  • Exploring Barriers to Costs Disclosure Compliance, Effective Matter Scoping and Adoption of Alternative Pricing Models (for the Victorian Legal Services Board + Commissioner), led by A/Prof Catrina Denvir (Monash Business School) and Dr Jess Mant (Monash Law) together and with Dr Hugh McDonald and Prof Nigel Balmer (Victoria Law Foundation) - final report available here

Research interests

Empirical legal research

Injury compensation

Civil justice and dispute resolution

Work disability

Legal innovation

Health law

Legal ethics

Company law


Genevieve undertakes consulting work on a range of dispute resolution, civil justice and injury compensation system design and evaluation projects. Her partners in this work include government agencies, civil justice institutions, insurers, compensation schemes and dispute resolution organisations.

Monash teaching commitment

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

Member, Maternity and Newborn Learning Health Network Data Group, Safer Care Victoria (SCV)

1 Mar 2023 → …

Member, Consumer Panet, Victorian Legal Services Board (LSBC) (trading as Legal Services Board) (Victoria)

1 Mar 2023 → …

Community Member, Forensic Leave Panel (FLP) (Victoria)

1 Jan 2009 → …

Research area keywords

  • Civil justice and dispute resolution
  • injury compensation
  • empirical legal research
  • work disability
  • health law
  • legal ethics
  • access to justice
  • Legal technology
  • company law

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