Faridah Hussain

Contact Details




Designation: Mdm.
Full Name: Faridah Hussain
Position: Senior Lecturer
Phone No.: 03-55211030
Fax No.: 03-55211094
Room Location:  B 07016/0
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Academic Qualifications


(i) PhD: Current - Registered PhD's student at Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. Topic: The Application of Privileged Wills in Malaysia and Other Selected Countries: A Comparative Analysis. Status -In progress (part-time student).

(ii) Professional Qualification: Admitted to the Malaysian Bar (as an Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya) - April 1993.

Years of service as an Advocate & Solicitor - 16 years (Started from 1993-August 2009). Member of Selangor Bar Committee (1993-2009)

(iii) Master: LL.M (University of Malaya), 5th September 2007.

(iv) Advanced Diploma In Law: (Institut Teknologi MARA), 10th October 1992.

(v) Diploma In Law: (Institut Teknologi MARA), 10th March 1990. 



Teaching & Research Interest



    (i) Probate & Administration of Estate

    (ii) Civil Trial & Advocacy

    (iii) Civil Procedure

    (iv) Ethics of the Legal Profession

    (v) Advanced Business Law

    Current Teaching Responsibilities:

2016- Currently teaching subjects: Civil Trial & Advocacy; Non-Contentious Legal Matters (Probate & Administration of Estate); Advanced Business Law (with InED, as "Distance Learning facilitator" and "Seminar Facilitator"). 

Currently acting as "Resource Person" for the subject of Civil Trial & Advocacy. 


Previous Appointment & Duration of the Appointment

Previous Employment.

Position held: Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya.

Working experience: Ex-Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (April 1993 - August 2009). Previously called to the Malaysian Bar and was registered as an Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya since April 1993. (Practising lawyer for sixteen (16) years experience from April 1993-August 2009, specialised in civil litigation). Professional experience: Handled many cases contested and non-contested matters on Probate and Administration of Estate; accident cases; land acquisition cases, land matters; divorce and family matters (for civil cases); employment law cases; criminal law cases; debt recovery cases and bankruptcy cases. Current Position: Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. 
Community Service

2016

(i) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topic: "Kursus Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka Mengikut Perspektif Sivil". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kehakiman dan Perundangan (ILKAP), Jabatan Perdana Menteri Malaysia. Date: 16th February 2016.

2015

NIL

2014

(i) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topics: "Proses Pengurusan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Konsep Harta Pusaka Kecil dan Pentadbirannya"; "Peranan Amanah Raya Berhad Dalam Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Perancangan Harta Menerusi Wasiat, Hibah dan Wakaf"; "Aktiviti Menulis Wasiat"; "Kursus Pengurusan Harta Pusaka dan Wasiat". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kecemerlangan MARA (ILKM), Malaysia. Date: 28th-30th October 2014.

(ii) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topics: "Proses Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Konsep Harta Pusaka Kecil dan Pentadbirannya"; "Peranan Amanah Raya Berhad dalam Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Perancangan Harta Menerusi Wasiat, Hibah dan Wakaf"; "Kursus Pengurusan Harta Pusaka dan Wasiat". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kecemerlangan MARA (ILKM), Malaysia. Date: 19th-21st May 2014.

2013

(i) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topic: "Konsep Pengurusan dan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kehakiman dan Perundangan (ILKAP), Jabatan Perdana Menteri Malaysia. Date: 18th November 2013.

(ii) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topics: "Pengenalan Undang-Undang di Malaysia"; "Proses Pengurusan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Konsep Harta Pusaka Kecil dan Pentadbirannya"; Peranan Amanah Raya Berhad dan Pengurusan Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka"; "Perancangan Harta Menerusi Wasiat, Hibah dan Wakaf". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kecemerlangan MARA (ILKM), Malaysia. Date: 28th-29th May 2013.

(iii) Guest speaker/Lecturer: Topics: "Pengurusan Harta Pusaka dan Wasiat"; "Wakaf, Hibah dan Wasiat". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kecemerlangan MARA (ILKM) Malaysia. Date: 9th-10th April 2013.

(iv) Guest speaker/Lecturer: "Kursus Persediaan Bakal Pesara". Topic: Pentadbiran Harta Pusaka dan Wasiat". Appointed by Institut Latihan Kecemerlangan MARA (ILKM), Malaysia. Date: 4th Mac 2013.

 

  

Research Project & Publications


Research Project:

Research and Publication.

2016

Faculty of Law. Jalan Arif, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor. ISBN NO: 978-967-0171-65-4. 1st International Conference on Woman and Children Legal and Social Issues. 17-18 October, Dorsett Grand Subang. " The Transformation in Testamentary Freedom and Child Protection: Towards Harmonious and Prosperous Society". (Author: Faridah Hussain).

Faridah Hussain and Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal, 2016. Sudden Death in the Line of Duty: The Extension of Privileged Wills in Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 11: 7206-7209. DOI: 10.3923/sscience.2016.7206.7209 URL:http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=sscience.2016.7206.7209. (Authors: Faridah Hussain and Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal).

Journal of Asian and African Social Science and Humanities (ISSN 2413-2748), Vol. 2, No 3 (2016), Pages 61-73. PRIVILEGED WILLS IN MALAYSIA: THE SUSTAINABILITY OF PRIVILEGED WILLS AMONG SOLDIERS, AIRMEN AND SAILORS.( Authors: Faridah Hussain, Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal, Assoc. Prof. Dr Akmal Hidayah Halim, Dr Tajul Aris Ahmad Bustami).

2012-2014 

Research Grant. Project Leader: Project name: "Revisiting the Concept of Contractual Entrants and Invitees in Hotels". (1st December 2012-30th November 2014). Member to the project: Dr Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah.


Conference and Training

2016

(i) International Conference on Information Science, Technology, Management, Humanities & Business, ITMAHuB (2016), 21st-23rd November 2016, Hotel Park Royal, Penang, Malaysia. As presenter and co-authors. Title of paper: "Making a will: Unborn Child and Testamentary Freedom". Authors: Faridah Hussain, Dr. Daleleer Kaur Randawar & Dr. Sheela Jayabalan. 

(ii) International Conference on Information Science, Technology, Management, Humanities & Business, ITMAHuB (2016), 21st-23rd November 2016, Hotel Park Royal, Penang, Malaysia. As co-authors. Title of paper: "The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Custody Rights of Children in Malaysia". Authors: Dr Daleleer Kaur Randawar, Dr Sheela Jayabalan & Faridah Hussain. Presenter: Dr Daleleer Kaur Randawal.

(iii) International Conference on Information Science, Technology, Management, Humanities & Business, ITMAHuB (2016), 21st-23rd November 2016, Hotel Park Royal, Penang, Malaysia. As co-authors. Title of paper: Criminalizing Child Marriage: Why the Hesitation? (Received certificate "For Outstanding Paper Award of the International Conference on Information Science, Technology, Management, Humanities & Business".) Authors: Dr. Sheela Jayabalan, Dr Daleleer Kaur Randawal & Faridah Hussain. Presenter: Dr Sheela Jayabalan. 

(iv) International Conference on Women and Children (17-18 October 2016), Dorsett Grand Subang, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia). As a presenter and author. The title of paper: "The Transformation in Testamentary Freedom and Child Protection: Towards Harmonious and Prosperous Society". Author: Faridah Hussain.

(v) Advances in Social Sciences Research International Conference (24-25th May 2016, Bandung, Indonesia). As a presenter and co-authors. The title of paper: "Sudden Death in The Line of Duty: The Extension of Privileged Wills in Malaysia". Authors: Faridah Hussain & Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Hisham Mohd Kamal;

(vi) Conference on Law and Economics (CLE). 19th May 2016. International Islamic University Malaysia (Gombak Campus), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Author and Presenter. The title of paper: "Privileged Wills in Malaysia: The Sustainability of Privileged Wills among Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors". Author: Faridah Hussain. Awarded as best presenter.

(vii) Academic Conference 2016 "Cutting Edge Legal Education". Organized by the Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Date: 19th-21st February 2016. Presenter and author. The title of paper: "Wills for Muslim: The Importance of Early Exposure". Author: Faridah Hussain.

2015

(i) International Conference on Waqf, University Sultan Zainal Abidin & Fatoni University. 10th-11th May 2015. Presenter and co-authors. The title of paper: "The Institution of Waqf as a Model for Poverty Alleviation: Lessons from Malaysia". Authors: Prof. Dr Hunud Abia Kadouf, Faridah Hussain & Assoc. Prof. Datin Paduka Saudah Sulaiman.

2014

NIL

2013

(i) 5th International Conference on Financial Criminology (ICFC) 2013. Date: 28th-29th May 2013. Co-authors. The title of the paper: "When I Die I Bequeath you...". Formalities as the Legal Protection Against Forgery and Fraud in Wills in Malaysia". Authors: Faridah Hussain & Assoc. Prof. Datin Paduka Saudah Sulaiman.

(ii) AMER International Conference on Quality of Life. Date: 6th-7th April 2013. Co-authors. The title of paper: "Uplifting the Standard of Duty of Care Towards Guests: An Overview of Recent Developments in Selected Countries". Authors: Faridah Hussain & Dr Nuraisyah Chuah Abdullah.  

(iii) International Conference on Tourism Development (ICTD2013). Universiti Sains Malaysia. 4th-6th February 2013. Presenter and co-authors. The title of paper: " Tenant and Landlord Duties in a Hotel Set-Up". Authors: Faridah Hussain & Dr Nuraishah Chua Abdullah.

2012

(i) National Research and Innovation Conference for Graduate Studies in Social Science 2012. 8th November 2012. Presenter and co-authors. Title of Paper: "Duty of care of the Accommodation providers in rendering non-traditional services in Malaysia: Revisiting the concept of invitee.". Authors: Faridah Hussain & Dr. Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah.

2011

(i) International Conference (ACEBS Bandung 2011). Bandung, Indonesia. 15th-17th June 2011. Co-authors. The title of paper: "Issues and Policies on the Aftermath of Squatters Resettlement: A Case Study on Kg. Desa Hormat Tambahan, Selangor".

2010

(i) Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment Behaviour Studies AicEBs 2010 Kuching, Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak. Presenter and co-authors. Title of paper: "The Child Bride: Rights Under the Civil and Shari'ah Law". 7th-9th December 2010. Authors: Faridah Hussain, Irini Ibrahim & Nurazlina Aziz.



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