Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Ambikai A/P S Thurasingam


BIOGRAPHY

DR AMBIKAI popularly known as AMBI, graduated from University of London (UK), LLM from UKM and holds a Certificate of Legal Practice from the Legal Qualifying Board and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in January 2004. Prior pursuing a degree in law Dr Ambi had completed a professional qualification in Administrative Management (UK) and has been lecturing Management related subjects since 1994. She joined Taylor’s in January 2011 upon leaving the law practice and has been lecturing Business Law and Company Law for the Taylor’s Business School, University of the West of England (UWE) Programme. She has authored and published Business Law Made Easy in 2013.

She is currently with the Taylor’s Law School and lectures in subjects such as Criminal Law, Medical Ethics, Informed Consent and Confidentiality (Postgraduate), Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance Law and Business Law. She had taught several modules for the Undergraduate programme namely; Management in Business, International Human Resource Management, Professional Development, Personal Communication Skills, Business Environment, Managing Small Business, Managing People’s Performance, Business Analysis, Company Law and Ethics & Corporate Governance.

She has completed Masters in Law (LL.M) at University Kebangsaan Malaysia. Currently she is writing a Criminal Law book for publication. She has also completed her PhD in Business Law with University Putra Malaysia.

She had also conducted training programmes for PETRONAS MALAYSIA mainly on Effective Communication Skills at Work and Legal Aspects in an Organisation. Apart from that she has also conducted training on Essential Selling Skills for Ceylan Bank in Sri Lanka and Insurance Act and you! Her expertise lies in the areas of Company Law, Insurance Law and Corporate Governance.

Dr Ambi is endowed with intellectual teaching skills and style had also produced Prize Winners for the Corporate & Business Law paper of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK). 

Upon successfully obtaining a law qualification, she read in chambers of Messrs Allen & Gledhill where she had exposure to all aspects of litigation matters and she practiced law at Messrs K Mano & Associates and had undertaken civil litigation matters such as probate & administration, divorce, debt recovery, accident cases and other general litigation areas.

Both her exposure to the lecturing and practice of law has well-groomed her to contribute innumerably to the era of teaching and the legal profession.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • APEL (C) Assessor, APEL, Taylor's University, 10/06/2021 to present
  • ALSA Taylor's Advisor, Taylor's Law School, 01/03/2019 to present
  • Committee Member, Human Ethics Committee Taylor's University, 01/01/2019 to present
  • Senior Lecturer II, Faculty of Business & Law, 03/01/2011 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Law, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master In Laws, UKM, Malaysia
  • Bachelor Of Laws, University Of London, Malaysia
  • Advanced Diploma (Major In Administrative Mgmt), Institute Of Administrative Management (Iam, UK), Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Certificate In Legal Practice, Lembaga Kelayakan Undang-Undang, Malaysia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Justice System (Criminal Law and Jurisprudence)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2021)
  • Criminal Law Ii, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2021)
  • Research Methods, Master Degree, Taylor's University (03/2020)
  • Criminal Law I, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2020)
  • Informed Consent & Confidentiality, Master Degree, Taylor's University (06/2020)
  • Medical Ethics, Master Degree, Taylor's University (11/2019)
  • Business Law, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2014)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book
2013
  • Ambika S T Singam & Cheryl Nicholson
Article in Journals
2021
  • A proposal for a legally enforceable no-fault compensation framework for clinical trial-related injury in Malaysia Weng Khong Chin, Ambikai S Thuraisingam & Sivashanker Kanagasabapathy (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Ambikai S Thurasingam & Suzanna Abdul Hadi, Child Marriages in Malaysia - A Myth or Phenomenon, [2021] 1 LNS(A) cii Legal Network Series, Current Law Journal
     
  • Josephine Bhavani Rajendra & Ambikai S. Thuraisingam (2021): The Deployment of Artificial Intelligence in Alternative Dispute Resolution: the AI Augmented Arbitrator, Information & Communications Technology Law, DOI: 10.1080/13600834.2021.1998955 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2020
  • The Standard of Disclosure in Informed Consent Decision Making in Medical Practice in Malaysia, Ambikai S Thuraisingam, Shazreen (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • An Evaluation of Consent Requirement in Competent and Incompetent Adults in Malaysia, Ambikai S Thuraisingam & Wan Zafirah Zamaliana Alias, An Evaluation of Consent Requirement in Competent and Incompetent Adults in Malaysia, International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT: IJRHAL) ISSN (P): 2347–4564; ISSN (E): 2321–8878; Vol. 8, Issue 5, May 2020, 1–12
     
  • Ambikai, ST Singam, Sivashanker V Kanagasabapathy, (2020), Patient Centred Decision Making in Healthcare in Malaysia, Crelda Journal, ISSN: 2289-7259; e-ISSN: 2710-6
     
2019
  • Antecedents that affect Deviant Behavior at Workplace in Malaysia, Ambikai S T Singam
     
2017
  • Rights Received by the Victims of Tortious Deviant Behaviour, Ambikai S T Singam & Zahira Ishan; (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Determinants of Emotional Abuse at the Workplace in Malaysia, Ambikai S T Singam & Muhd Iqbal Makmur’ (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2016
  • Comparative analysis of law on tort of deviant behaviors in Malaysia and India, Ambikai & Zahira Ishan (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2014
  • Comparative Analysis of Learning Effectiveness between the MIB and Non MIB User Holistic Education: Enacting Change, Iqbal Makmur and Ambikai S Thurasingam (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Social media networks and Gen Y, Jambulingam M., Selvarajah C.S., Thuraisingam A.S. (2014). Social media networks and Gen Y. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 8(8), pp.1041-1044 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Gender Harassment towards Undergraduate Students in Private Higher Learning Institutions in Klang Valley, Ambikai S Thurasingam and Muhd Iqbal Makmur
     
  • Tools for Learning Effective Utilisation of the Module Information Booklet, Iqbal Makmur and Ambikai S Thurasingam
     
  • Student’s Cognizance in Deploying Module Information Booklet (MIB), Iqbal Makmur & Ambikai S Thurasingam
     
2013
  • Impact of Moral Reasoning on Law and Ethical Decision-making: A Comparative Study on Business Majors at Higher Learning Institutions in the Klang Valley, Sivanandan, Ambikai S. Thurasingam and Cho Cho Wai (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • The Impact of Democracy on Migration, Wilson Ow Chee Seong, Ambikai S. Thuraisingam, Baharom Abdul Hamid, Muzafar Shah Habibullah,
     
  • Does Economic Development and Democracy Translate to Happiness? A Global Perspective, V.Rasiah, Ambikai S. Thuraisingam, Manimekalai Jambulingam, Muzafar Shah Habibullah
     
  • Salient Factors Influencing the Healthy Development of Adolescents, Ambikai S. Thuraisingam, Manimekalai Jambulingam, Gobindran Raj Rajagopal
     
2012
  • Generation Y’s Perception Towards Law and Ethics, Ambikai S. Thurasingam & Premagowrie Sivanandan
     
2011
  • Justice and It’s Implication on Society, Ambikai S Thurasingam
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Labour Laws and Policies in ASEAN, GENASHTIM INNOVATIVE LEARNING PTE LTD, 15/07/2021 to 14/07/2023, Subject Matter Expert (International)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • Sachin Menon, PhD/ Doctoral  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • Chong Ming Wei, PhD/ Doctoral  (Main Supervisor)
  • Alam Eldin, PhD/ Doctoral  (Main Supervisor)
  • Lim Kooi Ling, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Tan Wei Nie, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • JOSEPHINE BHAVANI A/P RAJENDRA  (Main Supervisor)
  • SACHIN MENON  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • CHONG MING WEI  (Main Supervisor)
  • WANG WENBO  (Main Supervisor)
  • LIU TIANMIN  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • An Ethical and Legal Perspective of Informed Consent Process for Adult Haemodialysis Patients in Malaysia., Sivashanker, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
  • Integration of Public and Private Healthcare System in Malaysia, Somasundram, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
  • Patient safety in dental healthcare in Malaysia- A healthcare reform, Sangithah, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Medical Errors Disclosure: Patient s Rights to Know, Jennifer Soon, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • A Critical Appraisal of the Criminal Law Relating to Deaths due to Medical Negligence: Recommendations for a Novel Policy and Law Reform in Malaysia, Zafirah Alias, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Ethical and legal perspective of withholding and withdrawing treatment in Malaysia. , Suhana Binti Zainal Abidin, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Personal Data Protection Act: The need of the Act for Confidentiality and Informed Consent in Malaysian Healthcare Industry in comparison with United Kingdom , Stephen John, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • Adolescents Self-consent in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights: A Legal Comparative Analysis in Malaysia and the United Kingdom, Baxter Ma Sian Tong, Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
  • SPOUSAL CONSENT IN MEDICAL TREATMENT :COMPARING MALAYSIA AND CHINA, SHAZREEN NADIA BINTI ZULKIPLI , Master by Coursework  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Unveiling the Reality of Child Marriage in Malaysia, Law and Justice in Asia 17th Asian Law Institute Conference, 07/11/2020 to 08/11/2020, National Law University, New Delhi (International)
  • ClassPoint as an Engagement Tool in Borderless Learning Amongst Law Students, 13th Taylor's Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC), 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020, Taylor's University (University)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Gold Award, Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), 2021 (Creativity)
  • Bronze Award - IDEL Category, Competition, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), 2021 (Leading Innovation Towards Digitalised Community)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Conflict: Avoid, Confront, or Delay?, Research, 22/01/2017
  • Developing Your Career, Research, 27/04/2017
  • The Importance of Flexibility in the Workplace, Research, 27/04/2017
  • The Art & Science of Motivating Students, Research, 27/03/2017 to 28/03/2017
  • Launch of Taylor's Teaching & Learning Festival 2017, Research, 21/03/2017 to 21/03/2017
  • Leadership in Research, Research, 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
  • Super MRT (Memory - Reading - Thinking), Research, 23/01/2017 to 23/01/2017
  • Shoot and Teach In 5 Minutes, Research, 19/01/2017 to 19/01/2017
  • Integrating Technologies into The Classroom, Research, 11/01/2017 to 11/01/2017