Tenure: 2020/2021

Online Learning: A Law School Survival Guide

In collaboration with Pertubuhan Alumni Rumpun Fakulti Undang-Undang Universiti Malaya (PARFUM), UM Law Society 2020/2021 held the Online Learning: A Law School Survival Guide Webinar.

The webinar was aimed to educate the students on the importance of prioritising their mental health and provide advise on how to better cope with online learning.

A guest speaker from MINDAKAMI, Ms Zulaikha Mohamad was invited. Student panelists such as Mr Wan Nabil Ikram, Ms Christina Erin Ong, Ms Iffah Afrina and Ms Celin Khoo Roong Teng also shared their insights on mental health and their personal experiences as law students.

The session was moderated by Mr David Lee Chee Hou.
Tenure: 2019/2020

Our Covid-19 Fight: The Economic, Political and Legal Standpoint of the MCO

UM Law Society 2019/2020 organised an online webinar concerning the economic, political and legal impact of the implementation of the Movement Control Order.

The panelists were YB Tuan Sivarasa Rasiah, the Member of Parliament of Sungai Buloh, Mr Gopala Sundaram, Partner at Abdullah Chan & Co and Mr Syahredzan Johan, Partner at Messrs Ram Caroline Sha and Syah.

The webinar was moderated by Ms Iffah Afrina, a Second Year Student in the faculty.
Tenure: 2019/2020

National Budget Dissection: Preparing for Shared Prosperity Vision 2030

UM Law Society 2019/2020 together with PEKUMA and UMAC organised a forum to discuss the National Budget 2020 tabled by the Pakatan Harapan government.

The speakers for the session were Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, the then Principal Research Fellow, Dr Muhammad Abdul Khalid, the then Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, Dr Md Mahfuzur Rahman, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Banking and Mr Wan Ahmad Fayhsal, the then Special Functions Officer to the Minister of Youth and Sports.

The session was moderated by Mr Tan Jia Shen, a Third Year Student in the faculty.
Tenure: 2018/2019

(Jam)Scape Series: Understanding Borneo's Quest for Equal Partnership

UM Law Society 2018/2019 organised a forum to raise awareness of fellow Malaysians on issues pertaining Malaysian Agreement 1963 and the ordeal on constitutional amendments regarding the status of Sabah and Sarawak.

The panelists were Mr Zainnal bin Ajamain, Advisor to the Sabah Government on MA63 and Mr Tengku Fuad Ahmad, Legal Advisor to MySabah.

The session was moderated by Mr Adam Huang, a Third Year Student in the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya.
Tenure: 2020/2021

Academic Excellence: A Law School Survival Guide

UM Law Society 2020/2021 organised a webinar where students of the faculty and an alumnus who are known to excel their academics shared their tips on how they achieve their academic goals.

The speakers were Ms Jacqueline Hannah Albert, Final Year Student, Mr Darryl Lee Yen Nan, Third Year Student, Ms Nor Aina Tsuraiya, Third Year Student and Mr Benjamin Kho Jia Yuan, alumnus from the faculty.

The session was moderated by Mr Akhmal Amaluddin, a Second Year Student in the faculty.
Tenure: 2019/2020

Catch Me If You Can: Checking the Malaysian Enforcement's Abuse of Power

Jointly organised with the National Human Rights Society (HAKAM), the UM Law Society 2019/2020 organised a forum which highlighted the controversial issues revolving around the Malaysian enforcement's abuse of power and the steps taken in the move forward to quell the problem.

The session was moderated by Dato Dr Gurdial Singh Nijar, the President of HAKAM himself.

Among the panelists were Dato Mah Weng Kwai, Human Rights Commissioner, Mdm Leong May Chan, former Commissioner in the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EIAC) and Datuk Emeritus Prof Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi, prominent expert in Constitutional Law and lecturer in our faculty.
Tenure: 2018/2019

National Budget Dissection: A Legal, Economic and Finance Perspective

UM Law Society 2018/2019 introduced what is now a flagship event in collaboration with Persatuan Ekonomi Universiti Malaya (PEKUMA) and University of Malaya Accounting Club (UMAC).

The event serves as a platform for students and the general public to obtain exposure on the National Budget and its effect through a legal, economic and financial viewpoint.

Among the speakers were Prof. Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez, Mr Shahril Hamdan, Associate Professor Dr Mohd Zulkhairi bin Mustapha and Dr Kalavathy Maruthavanar.

The session was moderated by Mr Sharwin Mohan, Second Year Student from the Faculty of Economics.
Tenure: 2018/2019

(Jam)Scape Series: Conversations On Judicial Integrity

UM Law Society 2018/2019 initiated the (Jam)Scape Series which are essentially dialogues held in the evening as an alternative to braving the rush hour traffic.

The session discussed the topic of judicial integrity, with speakers such as Dato' Dr Gurdial Singh Nijar, the President of HAKAM, Mr Surendra Ananth, the then Co-chairperson of the Malaysian Bar Constitutional Law Committee.

The session was moderated by Mr Ananthan Moorthi, a Final Year Student in the faculty.
Tenure: 2020/2021

National Budget Dissection: Resilience Amidst Trying Times

UM Law Society 2020/2021 together with PEKUMA and UMAC organised a webinar to dissect Budget 2021.

The panelists were YB Tuan Wong Chen, Member of Parliament for Subang, Mr Laurence Todd, Director of Research and Development at IDEAS and Mr Lim Wei Jiet, Co-Founder of MUDA.

The session was moderated by Ms Saradha Lakshmi, a Third Year Student in our faculty.
Tenure: 2019/2020

Legal Debate Demonstration

Together with the Asian Law Students' Association University of Malaya (ALSA UM), UM Law Society 2019/2020 organised a legal debate demonstration, where student debaters from the faculty demonstrated a debate in the Asian Parliamentary format.

The debaters were Mr Danesh Ram, Ms Peh Qi Hui, Mr Matthew Ooi, Mr Nevyn Vinosh, Mr Luc Choong and Ms Clara Jane.

The motion was THBT the Malaysian courts should adopt a wider interpretation of the word "gender" in Article 8(2) of the Federal Constitution, one to include protection for the LGBTQ community.
Tenure: 2018/2019

In House Counsel: A Lawyer, A Business Partner, A Leader

In collaboration with General Electric, the UM Law Society 2018/2019 organised a talk where two experienced general counsels from General Electric, Mr Henry Leong and Mr Loh Ping Kit shared their insights on the life of an in house counsel.

The session was moderated by Mr Ananthan Nithya Moorthi, a Final Year Student in the faculty.