Dr Ambikai A/P S Thurasingam

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.

Academic Qualification

  • 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

  • Certificate In Legal Practice, Lembaga Kelayakan Undang-Undang, Malaysia

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Sciences, Law, Justice System

Research Interest

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  • A proposal for a legally enforceable no-fault compensation framework for clinical trial-related injury in Malaysia (SCOPUS-Indexed), Accountability in Research Policies and Quality Assurance - Article in Journals
  • CHILD MARRIAGES IN MALAYSIA A MYTH OR PHENOMENON, Current Law Journal - Article in Journals
  • The deployment of Artificial Intelligence in Alternative Dispute Resolution: the AI Augmented Arbitrator (SCOPUS-Indexed), Information & Communications Technology Law - Article in Journals
  • The Standard of Disclosure in Informed Consent Decision Making in Medical Practice in Malaysia (SCOPUS-Indexed), Asian Journal of Law and Governance - Article in Journals
  • An Evaluation of Consent Requirement in Competent and Incompetent Adults in Malaysia, International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature - Article in Journals
  • Patient Centred Decision Making in Healthcare in Malaysia, CRELDA - Article in Journals
  • Antecedents that affect Deviant Behavior at Workplace in Malaysia, International Journal of History and Scientific Studies Reseacrh - Article in Journals
  • Rights Received by the Victims of Tortious Deviant Behaviour (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Business, Economics and Law - Article in Journals
  • Determinants of Emotional Abuse at the Workplace in Malaysia (SCOPUS-Indexed), AshEse Journal of Business Management - Article in Journals
  • Comparative analysis of law on tort of deviant behaviors in Malaysia and India (SCOPUS-Indexed), Journal of Advances in Humanities and Social Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Comparative Analysis of Learning Effectiveness between the MIB and Non MIB User Holistic Education: Enacting Change (SCOPUS-Indexed), Taylor s 7th Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 Proceedings - Article in Journals
  • Social media networks and Gen Y (SCOPUS-Indexed), Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology - Article in Journals
  • Gender Harassment towards Undergraduate Students in Private Higher Learning Institutions in Klang Valley, International Conference on Business and Social Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Tools for Learning Effective Utilisation of the Module Information Booklet, International Conference on Business and Social Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Student s Cognizance in Deploying Module Information Booklet (MIB), International Journal for Innovation Education and Research - Article in Journals
  • Impact of Moral Reasoning on Law and Ethical Decision-making: A Comparative Study on Business Majors at Higher Learning Institutions in the Klang Valley. (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Business and Economic Development - Article in Journals
  • The Impact of Democracy on Migration, Conference Proceedings in the 2nd Applied International Business Conference held on 7th-8th December 2013 - Article in Journals
  • Does Economic Development and Democracy Translate to Happiness? A Global Perspective, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Salient Factors Influencing the Healthy Development of Adolescents, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Business Law Made Easy - Book
  • Generation Y s Perception Towards Law and Ethics, Journal of Advanced Social Research 2 - Article in Journals
  • Justice and It s Implication on Society, Segi Review - Article in Journals


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Awards and Stewardship

  • Gold Award, Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), Creativity , 2021
  • Bronze Award - IDEL Category, Competition, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Leading Innovation Towards Digitalised Community , 2021

Paper Presented

  • Unveiling the Reality of Child Marriage in Malaysia, Law and Justice in Asia 17th Asian Law Institute Conference (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 07/11/2020 to 08/11/2020
  • ClassPoint as an Engagement Tool in Borderless Learning Amongst Law Students, 13th Taylor's Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 14/10/2020 to 16/10/2020