Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. SARAH TAN YEN LING


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Pengendali Kursus Bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Jurisprudens (External), Faculty, 28/10/2018 to 30/06/2019
  • Member of the Law Library Committee, Faculty, 07/09/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Academic Advisor, University of Malaya Law Review , Faculty, 07/09/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Managing Editor, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, International, 07/09/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Perpustakaan Undang-Undang (Member, Law Library Committee), University Malaya, 06/09/2017 to 31/08/2018
  • Consultant Editor University of Malaya Law Review, Faculty, 01/08/2016 to 31/08/2018
  • Managing Editor of the Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law , University Malaya, 01/08/2015 to 31/08/2018
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Persidangan/Seminar/Kuliah Umum, Faculty, 07/09/2016 to 24/06/2017
  • Organising Committee, International Conference on Public Procurement Regulation & Smart Cities Procurement, International, 16/11/2016 to 17/11/2016
  • Penyelaras Krusus Asas Pembudayaan Keusahawanan, Fakulti Undang-Undang, University Malaya, 01/02/2016 to 30/09/2016
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Spesifikasi & Harga, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 30/11/2016
  • Wakil Tahun 3 Jawatankuasa Ijazah Dasar, Faculty, 01/09/2015 to 01/09/2016
  • Head, Organizing Committee, Current Southeast Asia Forestry & Mining Issues: Malaysia, Conference, Faculty, 27/11/2013 to 29/09/2013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, LAW, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • CLP, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • LLM, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
  • LLB (Hons), BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, UK
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • JURISPRUDENCE
  • (Public international law, international environmental law, )
  • ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (ASEAN Environmental law, Constitutional Environmental Rights, Human Rights )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling et.al., Comparative Study on E-Waste Management and The Role of the Basel Convention in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia: A Way Forward, (2020) Indonesia Law Review 1: 63-84 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling et.al., Sustainable E-Waste Management in Malaysia: Lessons from Selected Countries, 2020, 28 (2) IIUMLJ 415-447. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2019
    • Achieving Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals and Environmental Lessons for Malaysia, 2020, Trans-Regional and National Studies of Southeast Asia, Vol 7, Issue 2, November 2019, Cambridge University Press. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling et.al., "Green Banking Frameworks in Asia with an in-depth focus on Bangladesh and China", Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, Volume 22, Issue 1, 2019, p. 93. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2018
    • Kunhibava, S. Tan, S.Y.L, Ruslan, M.K. (2018). Sustainable Financing and Enhancing the Role of Islamic Banks in Malaysia. Arab Law Quarterly, 32(2), 1-29. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2017
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling, "An Assessment of the New Environmental Quality (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 2015", (2017) 1 MLJ xliv (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling, (2017) ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution: Exploring Mediation as a Way Forward, The Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 20.pp.138-161 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling, (2017), Mui Tsai in Strait Settlements (Malaya) 1920s -1950s: A Conflict of Law and Definition, Jurnal Sejarah, [S.1] v. 26, October 2017 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Sujata Balan, Saw Tiong Guan and Sarah Tan Yen Ling, 2014, Directors Duties of Care, Skill and Diligence: An Analysis of Some Developments in Malaysia, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, 41(2) JMCL 53. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2013
    • A Constitutional Environmental Protection for Malaysia: Some Possibilities [2013] 1 LNS(A)xl (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • The Reid Constitutional Commission: The Lost Environmental Proposals of Malaysia [2013] 16 Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 195. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2012
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling, The Malaysian Environmental Framework: Jurisdictional Weaknesses and the Effects of a Constitutional Provision, (2011) Vol 14 (1-2) Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 63 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    Book
    2019
    • Sarah Tan Yen Ling, Mohammad Ershadul Karim, Izura Masdina Zakri and Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani, "Emerging Technologies in Malaysia and ASEAN: Selected Legal and Policy Issues," University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, 2019, ISBN 978-967-488-125-2.
    Book Chapter
    2019
    • Aida Idris, Nurliana Kamaruddin (Eds.), "ASEAN Post-50: Emerging Issues and Challenges", Sarah Tan Yen Ling and Hanim Kamaruddin, Environmental Challenges within ASEAN: Contemporary Issues and Future Considerations, (2019) Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter 8.
    Article in Proceeding
    2016
    • Kunhibava, Sherin & Tan, Sarah. 2016. Green Banking for Islamic Banks in Malaysia, International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Governance @ Pangkor Dialogue, 4th September at Casuarina@Meru Hotel, Ipoh, Perak (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2016
    • Sarah Tan (2016), Constitutional Rights and Environmental Activism, MLTIC, June 2016, Online publication.
    • Sarah Tan, (2016) A Long Term Commitment to Climate Change, MLTIC, May 2016. Online Publication.
    • Sarah Tan (2016), First Came God, then the Environment, MLTIC, April 2016, Online Publication.
    • Sarah Tan (2016), Rethinking the Approach toward Anti-Littering, MLTIC, March 2016, Online Publication
    • Sarah Tan (2016), Walking the Talk: The Spirit behind Sustainable Development, February 2016, Online Publication
    • Sarah Tan (2016), A Constitutional Environmental Provision: An Alternative Approach, January 2016, MLTIC, Online Publication.
    2015
    • Sarah Tan, The New Environmental Democracy Index: What it says about Malaysians, MLTIC, June 2015
    • Sarah Tan, Transparency: An Open Letter to All Present and Future Malaysians, MLTIC, July 2015
    • Sarah Tan, Environmental History: Taking a New Look at the Big Picture, MLTIC, July 2015
    • Sarah Tan, Recycling - No Longer Optional, MLTIC, September 2015
    • Sarah Tan, Environmental Ownership of Wildlife, MLTIC, October 2015
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    MESTECC/ Ministry of Environment
  • Projek Penggubalan Rang Undang-Undang Pencemaran Jerebu Merentas Sempadan (Drafting of Transboundary Air Pollution Bill Project) , Consultant, 2020 - 2021 (National)
  • UNICEF, UNEP, UNOHCHR
  • Joint UNICEF-UNEP-UNOHCHR Expert Group on Policy Guidance for Children's Rights to a Healthy Environment, Technical Advisor, 2020 - 2021 (International)
  • World Resources Institute
  • Environmental Democracy Index, Consultant, 2014 - 2016 (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Malaysian Green Courts: The Need for a Specialized Court, Puvanal Sri, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Transboundary Hazardous Waste, Khalid Mehmood Shad, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Addressing Environmental Crime: Determining Environmental Harm and Degree of Culpability With Specific Reference to Environmental Quality Act[ Act 127] And relevant Legislations of Other Countries, KHAIRUNNIZAM B. MUHAMAD IDERES, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • INTERNATIONAL LAW ON THE MANAGEMENT AND TRANSBOUNDARY MOVEMENTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTES: A LEGAL STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ASEAN MEMBER COUNTRIES., KHALID MEHMOOD SHAD, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Reviewer for Australian Journal of Asian Law, 01/01/2020 to 31/01/2020
    • Reviewer - Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics (MAJCAFE), University Kebangsaan Malaysian., 01/12/2018 to 30/12/2018
    • Reviewer - International Conference of Law, Environment and Society (ICLES) 2018 papers. UKM. , 01/11/2018 to 30/12/2018
    • Panel Speaker, 9th Animal Awareness Day, University of Malaya, 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
    • Reviewer - Journal of Sustainable Science and Management (JSSM), 01/12/2016 to 16/12/2016
    • Writes and contributes monthly toward the column "MY Living Law" on various environmental legal and social issues., 01/06/2015 to 30/06/2016
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Malaysia: Environmental Democracy Index, The Access Initiative, World Resources Institute , The Access Initiative, World Resources Institute, 2015 - 2015 (Researcher)
  • CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Kursus Teknologi : Review of Regulatory Landscape and Core Technologies in Manufacturing Sector in Malaysia for MIDA , PMO Innovations Sdn Bhd , 01/02/2021 to 01/02/2021 (National)
    • Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019, World Bank , 01/07/2018 to 01/07/2018 (International)
    • Malaysian Legal Researcher for UNEP Plastics Study , World Resources Institute/ MyPJ NGO, 01/05/2018 to 01/05/2018 (International)
    • Jawatankuasa Penyeliaan Kaedah-Kaedah Mahkamah Alam Sekitar, Hakim Besar Sabah & Sarawak, 01/06/2017 to 01/06/2018 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Environmental Urgency and a Constitutional Environmental Right , LexisNexis Rule of Law Cafe, "For the Future of our Planet: Law and Policy on Environment", 26/04/2019 to 26/04/2019, LexisNexis, Malaysia (National)
  • Malaysian Environmental Laws and Challenges, ALSA UM, STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM MARCH 2019 Environmental Issues: Are we doing Enough? , 19/03/2019 to 19/03/2019, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya (University)
  • Introduction to Academic Research, Writing and Publication. , Workshop on Legal Publication , 27/04/2018 to 27/04/2018, Faculty of Law, MMU (National)
  • International Environmental Law, Guest lecture , 11/10/2017 to 11/10/2017, Taylor's University, Malaysia.  (University)
  • A Constitutional Environmental Provision: An Alternative Approach, Asian Law Students' Association Seminar, 21/04/2016 to 21/04/2016, HELP University (University)
  • Environmental Democracy Index: Lessons for Malaysia , ASEAN Civil Society Conference, 21-24 April 2015, UTM, Kuala Lumpur. , 21/04/2015 to 24/04/2015, UTM (National)
  • PRESENTER
  • ASEAN Environmental Protection Efforts: Constitutional Perspectives for Consideration , ASEAN Law Academy 2019, Center for International Law, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore., 23/08/2019 to 23/09/2019, NUS (International)
  • Strengthening Access to Environmental Information for Malaysia, 17th Annual Colloquium of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Law as Part of the Solution., 04/08/2019 to 09/08/2019, Universiti Teknology Mara, CELGoP and IUCN Academy of Law (International)
  • "Achieving its Sustainable Development Goals: The Effects of a Constitutional Provision for Malaysia", Tuanku Jaafar Conference & Workshop 2017: Governance towards Sustainable Development Goals, 20/11/2017 to 23/11/2017, UKM (International)
  • Environmental Degradation and Corruption in Malaysia: Strengthening Access to Information , 6th Ingram Colloquium "The Environmental Degradation - Corruption Nexus: Improving Environmental Governance in Developing Countries", 02/11/2017 to 03/11/2017, UNSW, Sydney.  (International)
  • Overview of Legal and Administrative Approaches to Manage Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Malaysia, International Conference on Dispute Resolution (ICDR) 2017, 09/08/2017 to 10/08/2017, International Islamic University Malaysia (International)
  • ASEAN and Transboundary Air Pollution: Is there a Way Forward for Mediation? , University of Malaya-Universitas Indonesia Law Academic Seminar 2016, 23/03/2016 to 23/03/2016, University of Malaya, Faculty of Law (International)
  • Mui Tsai in Straits Settlement (Malaya): A Re-examination of the Legal Concepts, 22nd British Legal History Conference 2015, 9-11 Jul 2015. University of Reading, UK., 09/07/2015 to 11/07/2015, University of Reading, UK. (International)
  • A Constitutional Environmental Protection for Malaysia: Some Possibilities, 9th Annual Conference of the Asian Law Institute, 31/05/2012 to 01/06/2012, Asian Law Institute (ASLI) (International)
  • Constitutional Environmental Protection: Possible Outcomes and Effects, International Conference on Emerging Issues in Public Law: Challenges and Perspectives, 13/12/2011 to 14/12/2011, UiTM, Malaysia (University)
  • OTHERS
  • - , Sustainability Malaysia - SLIM 2017: Hope and Promise for the Future, 27/10/2017 to 28/10/2017, Sustainability Science Research Cluster (National)
  • - , Konvensyen Bantuan Guaman Malaysia, 20/06/2017 to 20/06/2017, Jabatan Bantuan Guaman (National)