Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. SUJATA A/P BALAN


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree, UNIVERISITI MALAYA, 22/07/2021 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD (UM), LAW, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • LLM, UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • LLB, UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, UK
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Law of Limitation (Professional Practice, Civil Procedure, Company Law)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2013
    • Sujata Balan. The Limitation Period for Actions upon a Judgment and Execution Proceedings in Malaysia. Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law (2012) 39 JMCL: 77-90 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sujata Balan & ST Lingam. 2013. Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012: An Overview with Some Observations and Comments. The Law Review 2013 : 268- 294 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Sujata Balan. The Limitation Period for a Fatal Accident Claim Under Section 7 of the Civil Law Act 1956 of Malaysia: A Case for Reform. Singapore Journal of Legal Studies [2012]Sing. J.L.S July (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sujata Balan & Choong Yeow Choy. Limitation Periods Affecting Persons Under Disability in Malaysia: A Critical Overview. Civil Justice Quarterly Volume 31, Issue 2 [2012] pp 239 - 257. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sujata Balan,2011, The Proxy System in Malaysian Company Law: A Critical Overview. The Law Review Vol 1, 2012 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2011
    • Sujata Balan, Chong Yeow Choy,2011, Charting the Course for Shareholder Recourse,National Taiwan University Law Review, Vol 6, No. 1: 1 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2009
    • Sujata Balan & ST Lingam, 2008. The Effects Of The Companies (Amendment) Act 2007 On Directors Duties In Malaysia: Some Observations, Asian Law Review, Vol 5 : 115- 163
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Sujata Balan.2009. Malaysia: Principles and Procedural Obstacles. The Annals of the Americal Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol 622: 286-295 (ISI-Indexed)
    2008
    • Sujata Balan, 2008. The Public Authorities Protection Act 1948 - A Case for Repeal. 34 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law : 127-158 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Chan Wai Meng & Sujata Balan,2008. The Civil Consequences For Breach Of The Prohibition Against The Giving Of Financial Assistance: The Malaysian Approach, Asian Law, Vol 10 : 1-23 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Balan, Sujata, The Limitation Period Prescribed by Section 8(3) of the Civil Law Act 1956 of Malaysia: An Urgent Case for Reform (2008) 27 Civil Justice Quarterly 342 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2007
    • Sujata Balan, Service of Process out of Jurisdiction - Observations from Dr Chan Chin Cheung v Chan Chak Cheung & Anor, 2007 3 MLJ clxxvi
    • Balan, S., Rights and Liabilities of Scholars and Scholarship Authorities for Breach of Scholarship Agreements under the Contracts (Amendment) Act 1976, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, 33: 117 -144 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2006
    • Sujata Balan, Civil Procedure, Survey of Malaysian Law 2005, U.M. Press, Kuala Lumpur
    2005
    • Sujata Balan and Yong Chiu Mei, The Distribution (Amendment) Act 1997 Amendments to Section 6 of the Distribution Act 1958, Journal of Malaysian Comparative Law (JMCL) Vol. 31, 2004, pp 107 131
    Book Chapter
    2008
    • Sujata Balan, Dealings by a Company in its Own Shares - A Malaysian Approach, in Developments in Malaysian Law : Selected Essays, Sharifah Suhanah Syed Ahmad (editor) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2007
    • Choong Yeow Choy & Sujata Balan, Class Actions in Malaysia: Principles and Procedural Obstacles , http://www.law.stanford.edu/calendar/details/1066/The%20Globalization%20of%20Class%20Acti/
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Limitation Laws In Malaysia - is there a need for reform , -, 2007 - 2007 (National)
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Reviewer of MIA's Course Materials for Business Law, 2021
    AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2015
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    PRESENTER
  • Enforcement of Shareholders' Rights: The Malaysian Perspective, The 6th Asian Law Institute International Conference: Dynamics of Change in Asia, 29/05/2009 to 30/05/2009, Asian Law Institute (International)
  • Reform of the Law Relating to Directors' Duties in Malaysia, Asian Forum on Business Education 2008: Contemporary Issues on Doing Business in Asia, 03/12/2008 to 04/12/2008 (International)
  • The Limitation Period under the Public Authorities Protection Act 1948 - An Urgent Case for Modernisation and Reform, The 6th Malaysian International Conference - Engaging Malaysian Modernity 50 Years and Beyond, 05/08/2008 to 07/08/2008, Persatuan Sosial Sains Malaysia (International)
  • Dealings by a Company in its own Shares - A Malaysian Perspective, The 4th Asian Law Institute Conference, 24/05/2007 to 25/05/2007, Asian Law Institute (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Should Common Bar Examinations be implemented in Malaysia?, Conference on Legal Education : Raising the Bar, Standards Accross the Jurisdictions, 29/07/2011 to 30/07/2011, Bar Council of Malaysia and Taylor's University (International)