Curriculum Vitae

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DR. NUR JAANAH BINTI ABDULLAH @ CHEW LI HUA


BIOGRAPHY

Dr Nurjaanah @ Chew Li Hua led the Legal Pluralism & Indigenous Law Research Group and is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya. Her areas of interest ranges from insurance law and financial regulation on the private law/ commercial area to public health laws & related issues, administration of criminal justice & ethics, cybercrimes, privacy & data protection law & issues, conversion issues and laws & policies governing indigenous peoples & related issues on the public law domain. She was the first Masters student at the Faculty of Law, UM who explored and discussed medico-legal issues in the context of HIV & AIDS in Malaysia in the early 1990s. Her contribution in the public health area includes the research & formulation of the teaching module on Public Health Laws for the Masters in Public Health, Dept. Of Social & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and the formulation of Risk Communication Training Module for Facilitators for the Public Health Institute, Ministry of Health. Her expertise has been sought in numerous consultancies including Workplace Policy on HIV/AIDS, Application of CEDAW in Malaysia, Protection of and Redress for Victims of Abuse of Police Powers in Malaysia and The Baseline Study on the Working Conditions of Women Lawyers in KL & Selangor. She is also currently an expert member and a senior assessor of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and an active panel member of the Bar Council’s Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Deputy Director, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 15/04/2013 to 31/03/2014
  • Committee Member of Jawatankuasa Tabung Fakulti Undang-Undang, Faculty, 18/07/2011 to present
  • Commitee Member of Library Committee, Faculty of Law, Faculty, 11/07/2011 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, UNDANG-UNDANG KOMERSIAL, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (UOM)
  • LLM, UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • LLB (HONS), UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board - Disciplinary Committee Panel Member, Active Member, 2020 to present (National)
  • Malaysian Qualification Agency, Academic Assessment Panel, 2020 to 2020 (National)
  • Bar Council - Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Panel Committee Member, Panel Member, Since 2012 (University)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • (Language and Law)
  • JUSTICE SYSTEM (Ethics & Criminal Justice)
  • JUSTICE SYSTEM (Police Powers in Malaysia)
  • COMMERCIAL LAW (Remedies)
  • CYBER LAW (Cybercrimes)
  • COMMERCIAL LAW (Insurance disputes)
  • (Public Health Laws)
  • Research Interest
  • The implementation of syariah & hudud laws in Malaysia (syariah, hudud, constitution)
  • governance and regulation of the insurance industry (insurance, governance, regulation)
  • Indigenous community and ICT (indigenous community, ICT)
  • Language and Law (language, law)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MOGB6306 - Undang-Undang Dan Kesihatan, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • Ethics & Criminal Justice, First Degree, Monash Sunway University (2011/2012)
  • DSS1204 - Cybercrime, Diploma (If Applicable), Maktab Polis DiRaja Malaysia (2013/2014)
  • LXEA4110 - Criminal Procedure Ii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • LXEA4102 - Criminal Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • LXEA4110 - Criminal Procedure I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • LXEA4102 - Criminal Procedure, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015)
  • LXEA4102 - Criminal Procedure, Diploma (If Applicable), UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • LXGB6107 - Administration of Criminal Justice, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • DIS 1204 - Cybercrime, Diploma (If Applicable), Maktab Polis Cheras (2012/2013)
  • MOGB6306 - Undang-Undang Dan Kesihatan, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • LXEA4106 - Remedies, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013)
  • DSS11 - Cybercrime, Diploma (If Applicable), MAKTAB POLIS DIRAJA MALAYSIA, CHERAS (2012/2013)
  • LXEA4106 - Remedies, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • LXEA4110 - Criminal Procedure Ii, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016)
  • LXEB3311 - Insurance Law, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • LXGB6107 - Administration of Criminal Justice, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2011/2012)
  • DSS11 - Cybercrime, Diploma (If Applicable), MAKTAB POLIS DIRAJA MALAYSIA, CHERAS (2011/2012)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Nurjaanah Chew, Reviewing the availability of effective remedies for consumer insurance claimants in the current legal and regulatory framework in Malaysia, UMJLP 2020 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Nurjaanah Abdullah @ Chew Li Hua, Reformulating Insurers' Duty: A Proposal for Malaysia, Malayan Law Journal Article Supplement (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Nurjaanah@ Chew Li Hua, 2012, Utmost Good Faith: Back to Common Law?, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Nurjaanah Abdullah, 2012. The role of Financial Mediation Bureau in resolving disputes on insurance claims in Malaysia (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2004
    • Law and Ethics in the Malaysian Insurance Industry A Review of Selected Practices, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 2004
    • Administration of Criminal Justice, Annual Survey of Malaysian Law, 2004
    • Definition of Transnational Crime in the Context of Terrorism, Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Vol. 6 No. 1, 2004
    2003
    • Duties of Insurance Intermediaries Confronting Legal Issues, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 2003
    • Administration of Criminal Justice, Annual Survey of Malaysian Law, 2003
    2002
    • Administration of Criminal Justice, Annual survey of Malaysian Law, 2002
    2001
    • Administration of Criminal Justice, Annual Survey of Malaysian Law 2001.
    Book
    2020
    • Chew, N, Resolving Insurance Disputes in Malaysia (2020)
    2017
    • Nurjaanah Chew Li Hua, Principles of Life and Health Insurance, First Edition, The Malaysian Insurance Institute, Kuala Lumpur, 2017
    2016
    • Steven Hoe & Dr. Nurjaanah Chew Li Hua, 2015, Legal Principles, The Malaysian Insurance Institute
    2015
    • Chew Li Hua, Legal Pluralism and Conflicts in Malaysia:The Challenge of Embracing Diversity dlm Rosella Bottoni, Rinaldo Cristofori, Silvio Ferrari editors, 2015, Religious Rules, State Law and Normative Pluralism - A Comparative Overview, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham
    2006
    • Throwing Privacy Out of the Window, ICT - Its Impact on Selected Areas of the Law, UM Press, 2006.
    2004
    • Izura Zakri, Tay Pek San and Chew Li Hua, Introduction to Cyberlaw of Malaysia, 2004, APC [ISBN: 983-40751-2-X]
    2002
    • Criminal Procedure under the Child Act 2001 in Siri Undang-Undang Mimi Kamariah, UM Press, 2002
    2001
    • Chew Li Hua, Undang-Undang Insurans Malaysia, 2001, CCH Asia Pte Ltd [ISBN 981-04-4724-9]
    Others
    2006
    • Freedom of Religion Legislating Faith in Malaysia,2006 Australasian Law and Society Conference, 13-15th Dec, Wollongong, Australia - Conference
    • Protection and Redress of Victims of Abuse of Police Powers, INTI Inaugural Law Conference, 28-29th Aug 2006, Nilai, NS - Conference
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Malaysian Insurance Industry, Inaugural UM Law Conference Proceeding Papers 2006 - Conference
    • Conversion : Constitutional and Jurisdictional Issues, INTI Inaugural Law Conference, 28-29th Aug 2006, Nilai, NS - Conference
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Baseline Study on the Communication Skills of Law Students at the Faculty of Law, UM , Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014 (National)
  • PAPAC/PACIT
  • ICT & Orang Asli - InCONNECTs, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2018 (National)
  • Hak orang asal & orang asli, Consultant, 2012 - 2013
  • MOHE & UM
  • Exploring Effective Remedies For Insurance Claimants In Malaysia , Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2011 (International)
  • ASLI, NUS
  • Legislation governing faith in Malaysia and related cases, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2006 (International)
  • IWRAW Asia Pacific
  • Application of CEDAW in Malaysia: Human Rights Of Women in Malaysia, Co-Researcher, 2004 - 2004 (International)
  • self
  • Police Investigative Powers and Protection and Redress Available to Victims of Abuse of Police Powers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2002 - 2005 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    Undergraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Ongoing
    • Masalah membuli di sebuah Sekolah Menengah di daerah Sibu, Sarawak: satu kajian sosio-perundangan, 2011/2012
    • Keperluan hukuman merotan di sekolah untuk menangani masalah disiplin di kalangan pelajar, 2011/2012
    • Kajian mengenai kesalahan memiliki dadah di bawah seksyen 39B Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952. Adakah kesalahan berkenaan masih perlu dikekalkan dalam kesalahan jenayah tanggungan keras?, 2011/2012
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • An active Member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel, Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board , 29/02/2016 to 28/02/2018
    • Ahli Panel Penilai Kanan Agensi Kelayakan Malaysia (MQA), 02/10/2015 to 01/10/2018
    • An active Member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel, Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board, 29/02/2012 to 28/02/2014
    • An active member Law, Ethics & Human Rights Sub-Committee, Malaysian AIDS Council. The said committee provided significant inputs into the overall work of the Council. These include a series of Para-legal Workshops, the Kobe ICAAP Initiative which evolved into the C 2 C Initiative, the non-Muslim burial guidelines, guidelines on HIV/AIDS for workplace, technical support for Project X-Access to Treatment and Harm Reduction Working Group, 22/05/2002 to 22/05/2004
    AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • UM EXCELLENCE AWARD, NAIB CANSELOR, 2011
    • Excellence Award 2011 for PHD Completion Period [more than 3 years but less than 4 years], Universiti Malaya, 2011
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2006
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2005
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Baseline Study on Working Conditions of Women lawyers in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Association of Women Lawyers Malaysia, 01/01/2013 to 01/01/2013 (National)
    • Baseline Study On The Working Conditions Of Women Lawyers In KL & Selangor, Association of Women Lawyers, 01/01/2013 to 01/01/2013 (National)
    • Workplace Policy on HIV/AIDS, Malaysian AIDS Council, 01/04/2012 to 01/04/2013 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    PRESENTER
  • Challenges for Bilingual Legal Education: Evidence from a Malaysian law faculty, 12th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics - Language & Law: Information, Interaction & Integration, 06/07/2015 to 09/07/2015, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (International)
  • Communication skills of Malaysian lawyers: falling standards or changing standards?, The 17th English in Southeast Asia Conference 2013 (ESEA 2013, 05/12/2013 to 07/12/2013, Humanities & Ethics research Cluster, UM (International)
  • SYARIAH LAW IN MALAYSIA - ENCROACHING INTO SECULAR LAW, LAW & SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL , 04/06/2012 to 08/06/2012, LAW & SOCIETY ASSOCIATION (International)
  • THE ROLE OF THE FINANCIAL MEDIATION BUREAU IN RESOLVING DISPUTES ON INSURANCE CLAIMS IN MALAYSIA, UM-PNU JOINT SEMINAR, 31/05/2012 to 01/06/2012, PUSAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (International)
  • Legislating Faith in Malaysia, Australasian Law & Society Conference 2006, 13/12/2006 to 15/12/2006, University of Wollongong, Australia (International)
  • Legislating Faith in Malaysia, Staff Seminar, 10/11/2006, Faculty of Law, NUS (International)
  • Protection & Redress of Victims of Abuse of Police Powers, Kursus Hak Asasi Manusia Untuk Pegawai Penyiasat Polis, 21/08/2006, SUHAKAM (National)
  • The definition of transnational crime in the context of terrorism, Seminar Jenayah Rentas Sempadan Dalam Konteks Gerakan Terrorisme, 14/04/2004 to 15/04/2004, Bahagian Keselamatan Negara, Jabatan Perdana Menteri (National)