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Nick Sinanis



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Personal profile


Mr Nick Sinanis is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University. Nick's research explores theoretical and historical dimensions of private law, wih a particular focus on obligations. Before joining Monash, Nick was a Peter Birks Scholar in Law at University College London from 2016-2019. His doctoral research aims to further theoretical discussion about the place of punitive monetary awards in private law adjudication through greater recourse to legal history. He holds an LLM from the University of Melbourne, where his minor research thesis examined the doctrine of remoteness of loss in tort and contract in terms of distributive justice. He also holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Adelaide, and a BA (Classics) from the University of Adelaide. He has taught Tort Law, and currently teaches Equity and Property Law.

Monash teaching commitment

LAW3111 - Equity

LAW3402 - Property B

External positions

Academic Teaching Fellow, University College London

Oct 2017May 2019

Editorial Board Member, UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, University College London

Sep 2016Dec 2018

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Research Output

Review of Paul J du Plessis (ed), Wrongful Damage to Property in Roman Law: British Perspectives

Sinanis, N., 2020, In : Edinburgh Law Review. 24, 1, p. 171-174 4 p.

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Distributive justice and remoteness of loss: an exercise in private law theory

Sinanis, N., 2016, In : Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy. 41, p. 47-80 34 p.

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Refusing defeat: a final call for the revival of the Polly Peck defence

Sinanis, N., 2015, In : Media and Arts Law Review. 20, 3, p. 306-340 35 p.

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