Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. CHUAH CHIN TIK

Professor
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty of Law
  • 03-79676500

BIOGRAPHY


Professor Jason Chuah FRSA SFHEA holds the Chair of Commercial and Maritime Law at the City Law School, UK. He has recently been appointed as a Dean of Faculty of Law at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He was the holder of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Award, Barclays Bank Scholarship and the Cambridge Commonwealth Fellowship at Cambridge University. His PhD looked at the influence of the need for commercial certainty on the judicial development of commercial and maritime law. He also has a Professional Certificate in Export with Distinction from the UK Institute of Export. He holds a First Class Hons degree in Law from the University of Malaya. He has written thirteen books and well over 200 articles. He is editor of several international journals, including the Journal of International Maritime Law, International Company and Commercial Law Review, International Trade Law and Regulation, Shipping & Trade Law, International Transport Law Review, and Finance & Credit Law. He has served on research councils in the UK, South Africa, Poland, Canada and Colombia. His work has been cited by institutions in the UK, US, EU and Asia. He is also Executive Director of the London Universities Maritime Law and Policy Group. He has been involved in various consultations with the Ministry of Justice, the OECD, the ICC, the Association of British Insurers, the UNCITRAL, etc.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • COMMERCIAL LAW
    private international commercial law
  • MARITIME LAW

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Ph.D, (Law)
    University of Westminster
  • LL.M, (Law)
    Cambridge University, United Kingdom
  • LL.B, (Law)
    Universiti Malaya

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Dean
    16 Jan 2023 - present (Law, Faculty of Law)
  • Head of Unit
    15 Sep 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Department
    03 Jan 2011 - 30 Dec 2022 (International)
  • Head of Department
    05 Jan 2009 - 30 Dec 2011 (International)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER, BOARD MEMBER
    2023 to present (National)
  • CONSULTATIVE GROUP FOR SUSTAINABLE OCEANS, UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT , MEMBER
    2023 to present (International)
  • WORKING PARTY ON TRADE FINANCE AND BANKING, INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE , MEMBER
    2023 to present (International)
  • EUROPEAN MARITIME LAW ORGANIZATION , MEMBER
    2023 to present (International)
  • INSTITUTE OF EXPORT (UK), MEMBER
    2023 to present (International)
  • EDITORIAL BOARD INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW AND REGULATION, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • EXCO MEMBER, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2023 to 2023 (National)
  • EDITORIAL BOARD INTERNATIONAL COMPANY AND COMMERCIAL LAW REVIEW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • EDITORIAL BOARD ADVISOR, INONU UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • EDITOR OF SHIPPING AND TRADE LAW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • EDITOR JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • EDITOR AND COUNTRY CORRESPONDENT, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF COMMERCIAL CONTRACT LAW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)
  • SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE OF ADVISORS, INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT LAW REVIEW, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2023 to 2023 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Distinguished Research Chair , University of Gothenburg
    University of Gothenburg, 2021 (International)
  • Sweet & Maxwell prize for best overall academic achievement class prizes
    University Malaya, 1990 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Jao, Juei-Cheng; Chuah, Jason C. T. (2023). Cyber and AI security challenges for LNG maritime transport and terminals-responses in law and standards, JOURNAL OF WORLD ENERGY LAW & BUSINESS. 16(4), 354-366. doi:10.1093/jwelb/jwad014
  2. Chuah, Jason (2019). A THEMATIC AND COMPARATIVE CRITIQUE, EXECUTORY CONTRACTS IN INSOLVENCY LAW: A GLOBAL GUIDE. , 1-23
  3. Chuah, Jason (2019). Renegotiating shipping contracts in turbulent economic times, RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON MARITIME LAW AND REGULATION. , 278-303
  4. Chuah, Jason (2019). Research Handbook on Maritime Law and Regulation Preface and introduction, RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON MARITIME LAW AND REGULATION. , XI-XV
  5. Chuah, Jason C. T. (2017). Globalised maritime commerce and challenges for PRC choice of law rules in defining 'party autonomy', MARITIME LAW IN CHINA: EMERGING ISSUES AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS. , 200-217
ESCI
  1. Chuah, Jason C. T. (2023). Money Laundering Considerations in Blockchain-based Maritime Trade and Commerce, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RISK REGULATION. 14(1), 49-64. doi:10.1017/err.2022.21
  2. Chuah, Jason (2022). RECEPTION OF ENGLISH COMMERCIAL MARITIME STATUTES IN MALAYSIA: A PSEUDO "INTERNAL" CONFLICTS PERSPECTIVE, JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW. 9(2), 65-80
Scopus
  1. Chuah J. (2023). A THEMATIC EVALUATION OF THE LAW S RESPONSE TO ACCESS TO CREDIT AND DEBTOR FINANCIAL RELIEF, Journal of International and Comparative Law. 10(2), 157-166
  2. Chuah J. (2023). A thematic and comparative evaluation of executory contracts and ipso facto clauses, Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law: A Global Guide: Second Edition. , 1-28
  3. Chuah J., Vaccari E. (2023). Executory contracts in insolvency law: A global guide: Second edition, Executory Contracts in Insolvency Law: A Global Guide: Second Edition. , 1-595. doi:10.4337/9781803923420
  4. Mutum D.S., Ghazali E.M. (2023). Preface, CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance. Part F1366, vii-viii
Others
  1. Chuah, J. C. T. (2023). Money Laundering Considerations in Blockchain-based Maritime Trade and Commerce. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 14(1), 49-64. doi:10.1017/err.2022.21
  2. Chuah, J. (2022). Pushback of migrants and the duty to rescue at sea. The Journal of International Maritime Law, 27(5), 289-291.
  3. Chuah, J. C. T. (2022). Embedding a duty to mitigate damage where a liquidated damages or penalty clause exists. Malayan Law Journal, 4, 1-12.
  4. Chuah, J. C. T. & Movaghar, A. (2021). Shore to ship drones relevance and applicability of maritime navigation rules. Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce
  5. Chuah, J. C. T. (2021). Confronting the trade finance gap: legal and policy considerations. International Trade Law and Regulation(4), pp. 231-241.
  6. Chuah, J. C. T. (2021). The Law Applicable to Letters of Credit why it matters to the trade finance gap. European Journal of Commercial Contract Law, 13(3), pp. 82-89. doi: 10.7590/187714621X16463138640047
  7. Chuah, J. (2011). Resolving unresolved relationship problems : the case of cross border insolvency and pending arbitrations. European Company and Financial Law Review, 8(4), 423-444. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1515/ECFR.2011.423
Books
  1. Chuah, J. C. T. (2023). Law of International Trade: Cross-Border Commercial Transactions (7th ed.). Sweet & Maxwell.
  2. Chuah, J., & Vaccari, E. (Ed.). (2023). Executory contracts in insolvency law : a global guide. Edward Elgar.
  3. J. Chuah (Ed.). (2019). Research Handbook on Maritime Law and Regulation. Edward Elgar.
  4. Chuah, J. Commercial conflict (2nd ed.). Pearson Education
  5. Chuah, J. (2010). Commercial and consumer law. Pearson Longman.
Chapter in Books
  1. Chuah, J. (2023). Concession-based project finance for smart ports with a special focus on emerging economies. In T. M. Johansson, Dalaklis, D., Fern ndez, J. E., Pastra, A., & Lennan, M. (Ed.), Smart ports and robotic systems : navigating the waves of techno-regulation and governance (pp. 189 205). Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-25296-9
  2. Chuah, J. (2022). Admissibility of air and marine accident investigation records in arbitration and litigation. In A. B. Bal, Rajput, T., Arg ello, G., & Langlet, D. (Ed.), Regulation of risk : transport, trade and environment in perspective (pp. 185 210). Brill. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004518681_007
  3. Chuah, J. (2022). Forward planning - regulation of artificial intelligence and maritime trade. In J. Shengnan, Lijun, L. Z. (Ed.), Commercial and maritime law in China and Europe. Routledge.
  4. Chuah, J. (2020). Legal aspects of green shipping finance: insights from the European investment bank s schemes. In Maritime law in motion (pp. 131 152). Springer.
  5. Chuah, J. (2019). Renegotiating shipping contracts in turbulent economic times. In J. Chuah (Ed.), Research Handbook on Maritime Law and Regulation (pp. 278-304). Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.4337/9781786438799.00020

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2024, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Maritime Cybersecurity: Formulating A Legal And Risk Management Framework In Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Sustainable Ocean Principles (Aquaculture, Shipping, Oil and Gas and Ocean Renewable Energy), UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT, Consultant
    02 Jan 2020 - 29 Dec 2023 (International)
  • Expert Reviewer for The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, Whitehall, United Kingdom., THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE AND SECURITY STUDIES, WHITEHALL, UNITED KINGDOM., Consultant
    02 Jan 2020 - 30 Dec 2020 (International)
  • Research On How The City of London Can Better Promote International Trade, CITY OF LONDON CORPORATION AND ERNST & YOUNG, Consultant
    01 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. AI impact on International Maritime Law, 8th International Conference on Ocean Law and Policy, National Taiwan Ocean University (International) (13 Oct 2023 - 13 Oct 2023)
  2. Reviewing the legal and procedural issues in the Sulu case, International Arbitration Colloquium, legal affairs division prime minister office dept, Asian International Arbitration Centre and Faculty of Law (National) (09 May 2023 - 09 May 2023)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Key issues of commercial law in transactional contracts : the neglected dimension in private international law, 3rd conference on corporate and commercial law 2023, Malaysian Bar (National) (07 Dec 2023 - 07 Dec 2023)
  2. Privity of Contract in Malaysia, Contract Law Reform: Privity of Contract and Third-Party Rights Lessons from Reform Initiatives, Bar Council (National) (23 Mar 2023 - 23 Mar 2023)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  1. keynote address, LUMLPG 13th Annual Conference, London Universities Maritime Law and Policy Group (International) (20 Apr 2023 - 20 Apr 2023)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Analysis of Foodstuffs Gls and Their Implementation Under The Indian Geographical Inidcations of Goods (Registration and Protection Act, 1999, International, (External Examiner)
  2. (2023) External Examiner for Master's Thesis, Queen Mary, University of London, International, (External Examiner)
  3. (2023) External Reviewer, National, (Reviewer)
  4. (2023) External Examiner for Master's Thesis, King's College, London, International, (External Examiner)
  5. (2023) Expert Reviewer for Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, International, (Reviewer)
  6. (2022) External Referee for University Professorial Promotions Committee At Various University in UK, International, (External Assessor)
  7. (2020) External Reviewer, Royal United Service Institute UK for a Research Paper On Free Ports and Security and Crime., International, (External Assessor)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Invited Lecture, International, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2023) Selected Group Discussion in Conjunction With The Indo-Pacific Governance Roundtable On Conflict De Escalation in The Indo-Pacific : Southeast Asia States Perspectives, National, (Expert Advisor)
  3. (2023) Visiting ;Professor, International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  4. (2023) Refueling The Future : Sustainability and Growth in The Post-Covid Era, National, (Expert Advisor)
  5. (2023) Board of Governors, Asian Law Institute, International, (Expert Advisor)
  6. (2021) Visiting Professor At National University of Singapore (Centre for Maritime Law), International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  7. (2021) Visiting Professor At University of Gothenburg, Sweden., International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  8. (2019) Visiting Professor At Shanghai Maritime University, International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  9. (2018) Visiting Professor At Dalian Maritime University, Prc, International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  10. (2017) Visiting Professor At Keio University, Japan, International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)
  11. (2015) Visiting Professor At University of Bologna, Italy, International, (Adjunct/Visiting Professors)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
  1. (2023) The Capital Market Disclosure Regime for Digital Assets in Malaysia, NUR HUSNA BINTI ZAKARIA @ KIRA
  2. (2023) Use of Artificial Intelligence in Social Media Content Moderation: Legal Implications for Malaysia, CHOY SHER RIN
  3. (2023) The Land Acquisition Act 1960: Striking The Right Balance Between Public and Private Interests In Peninsular Malaysia, NOOR ASYIKEEN BINTI MOHD SALLEH

TEACHING


Doctor Of Philosophy
  1. (2023) LVX8001 - Research Methodology