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Faizah Nazri Abd Rahman

Examining the general liability of the shipper for cargo, specifically the issue of evaluating the requirement for the mental element

PhD Title: Shipper Liability for Cargo

School/Centre: The City Law School

Email: Faizah.Abd-Rahman.1@city.ac.uk

Supervised by: Prof Jason Chuah and Anthony Rogers.

Research student Faizah graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with an LLB (Hons) and went on to pursue her masters degree in law specialising in maritime law at the University of Southampton where she was awarded her LLM.

Faizah has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for more than 10 years, being involved in all aspects of academia such as teaching, supervision, research and publication, administrative work and etc. She teaches, among others, Tort and Company Law for the undergraduates, and Admiralty Law and Carriage of Goods by Sea for the LLM programme. Prior to this, she taught at Kemayan Advanced Tertiary College the subject of Admiralty Law for the University of London External LLM Programme.

Her area of interest has always been maritime law and she has written several articles that were published in Malaysian and international refereed journals. She has also presented papers on maritime law in various Malaysian and international conferences.

In her spare time she is an avid table tennis player since her school days and represented the University of Malaya in the table-tennis team for the inter-varsity games.

Publications

  • The Development of Maritime Laws in Malaysia: Selected Issues, International Journal of Private Law 2010, Volume 3, Nos. 1/2, 2010, pg 163-170.
  • The Development of Maritime Laws in Malaysia - Selected Issues, Revista Da Faculdade De Direito Milton Campos 2007, Volume 15, 2009, pp.163-175.
  • Implementation of an International Convention on Bills of Lading for the Carriage of Goods by Sea - the case of Malaysia, The Place of International Obligations in the Domestic Legal Order of States, Proceedings of the Inaugural Malaysian International Law Symposium, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences Monograph Series 7, 2008 University of Malaya, Mary George, Azmi Sharom, Grace Xavier, Faizah Nazri, Nurhalida Mohd Khalil (eds.) 2009, pp.117-122.
  • Value Chain for Maritime Jurisdiction, Selected Issues in the Development of Malaysian Law, Proceedings of the Inaugural University of Malaya Law Conference, Cheong May Fong, Sridevi Thambapillay, Yong Chiu Mei (eds.) 2009, pp. 121-134.
  • Case Commentary: Highland Towers at the Federal Court - The End of the Road? Malaysian Journal of Law and Society Vol. 11 2007, pg 149 - 163.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2006, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 161 - 168.
  • Section 95(2) of the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974: The Highland Towers' Decisions - The Guardian or the Guarded? Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 2006 Vol. 33 pg 145 - 162.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2004, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 265 - 272.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2003, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 291 - 301.
  • Children Who Kill, Siri Undang-undang Mimi Kamariah : Akta Kanak-Kanak 2001, Siti Zaharah, Norchaya & Jal Zabdi (eds), University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, 2002, pg 115 - 137.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2002, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 197 - 210.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2001, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 293 - 307.
  • Staunch ships - Due Diligence Equals Absolute Obligation? Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 2001, Volume 28, 2001, pg 161 - 167.
  • Maritime Law, a chapter in Survey of Malaysian Law 2000, University of Malaya Press, Kuala Lumpur, pg 391 - 410.

Conference Contributions

  • Shipper Liability for Cargo. The City Law School Postgraduate Forum, 9 May 2013 at The City Law School, City University London, United Kingdom.
  • Admiralty Court Jurisdiction in Malaysia.  An International Dialogue on Malaysian Oceans, Marine Spatial Planning and Constitutional Protection for the Oceans by the Rule of Law-Lessons from International Models, 18-20 July 2011, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Commercial Maritime Laws and Ocean Governance in Malaysia.  A National Dialogue on Malaysian Oceans in a Changing Environment, 9 March 2011 at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Current Issues in the Malaysian Shipping Law.  The Inaugural UM-NTU Joint Law Seminar On Current Issues in The Development of Malaysian and Taiwanese Laws 2010, 13 December 2010 at National Taiwan University College of Law, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Implementation of an International Convention on Bills of Lading for the Carriage of Goods by Sea - the case of Malaysia.  Inaugural Malaysian International Law Symposium: A Symposium for Building an Asian Synergy in International Law, 7 - 8 August 2008 at the Petaling Jaya Hilton, Malaysia.
  • The Law's Reaction to Casualties at Sea.  UMT 7th International Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management: Emerging Opportunities and Issues in the Maritime Industry, Environment and Resources, 8 - 10 June 2008 at the Primula Beach Resort, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • The Development of Maritime Laws in Malaysia - Selected Issues.  International Conference on Law and Trade: Bridging the East - West Divide, 10 - 12 May 2007 at the Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The Federal Court Decision on the Highland Towers Case: Application of s. 95(2) of the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974.  International Conference On Local Government 2006: Enhancing Service Delivery by Local Authorities, 22 - 24 August 2006 at The Magellan Sutera Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Value Chain for Maritime Jurisdiction.  The Inaugural University of Malaya Law Conference : Overview of Recent Developments in Malaysian Law, 29 - 30 November 2005 at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Children Who Kill - Little Monsters?  Seminar on the Child Act 2001 and Implications Towards Parents, Government Agencies, The Judiciary and Media, 25 October 2001, at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

University Teaching

Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia 

  • 2000 - 2006    Admiralty Law and Carriage of Goods by Sea for the LLM Course
  • 2002 - 2011    Tort for the LLB Course
  • 2001 - 2011    Company Law for the LLB Course
  • 2000 - 2001    Marine Insurance for the LLM Course
  • 2000 - 2009    Tort and Contract for Engineers, Engineering Faculty 

Lecturer at Kemayan Advance Tertiary College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • 1999 - 2000    Admiralty Law for the LLM (University of London Master of Laws Programme)