Dr A. Vijayalakshmi Venugopal

Dr A. Vijayalakshmi Venugopal

Senior Lecturer

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (non-practising)
Certificate in Legal Practice
Ph.D in Law (National University of Malaysia)
Masters in Educational Psychology (University of Malaya)
LL.M (University of Malaya)
LL.B (Hons) (University of London - External)

avijayalaksmi.venugopal@taylors.edu.my
Subject Taught
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contempt of Court
  • Legal Research

Publications
Peer Reviewed Papers
  • A. Vijayalakshmi Venugopal and K.H. Hassan. 2013. Judicial Approaches in Balancing Freedom of Speech and Contempt of Court in Malaysia 8 Research Journal of Applied Sciences 456-460 (SCOPUS cited publication).
  • A. Vijayalakshmi Venugopal & Kamal Halili Hassan. 2012. The Law of Contempt of Court in Malaysia: Considering Reforms 6(8) Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences 1451-1464 (SCOPUS cited publication).
  • Kamal Halili Hassan, Vijayalakshimi Venugopal and Jasri Jamal. 2012. Contempt of Court in the Syari’ah Courts 20(S) Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities 23-33 (SCOPUS cited publication).
Books
  • Contempt of Court in Malaysia. 2014. Thomson Reuters Sdn Bhd. ISBN: 9789670735290.
  • Casebook on Contempt of Court in Malaysia. 2014. Thomson Reuters Sdn Bhd. ISBN: 9789670735306.
  • Introduction to Law in Malaysia & Pengenalan Kepada Undang-Undang di Malaysia. 2001. Sweet & Maxwell Asia. ISBN: 9789839088649.
Conference Abstracts/Proceedings
  • A. Vijayalakshmi Venugopal & Marini Arumugam (2017) Defamatory Comments & Copyright Infringement of Images in Social Media. The 5th International Search Conference, School of Communication, Taylor’s University on 18-19 May 2017.
  • Comparing Holistic and Analytical Marking Styles (2013) The 4th International Conference on Teaching and Learning (Higher Learning in the ASEAN Context), The Grand FourWings Convention Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 November 2013
  • Concerns Regarding the Law of Contempt of Court in Malaysia (2012) Research Seminar, Monash University, 16 May 2012.
  • Exploring Options in Using Questions As an Educational Tool (2009) International Conference on Teaching and Learning 2009, Kuching: Riverside Majestic Hotel, 16-18 November 2009.
  • The Post-Colonial Development of the Malaysian Legal System & Selected Legal Issues of Doing Business in Malaysia (2008) International 3-Day Rotterdam Business School Forum, The Netherlands, 29-31 October 2008.
  • Law & Ethics for the Pragmatic Businessman (2006) Inti Inaugural Law Conference 2006 - Towards Developing Legal Awareness and Justice in Our Malaysian Society, Nilai: Inti College Malaysia, 29 August 2006.
  • The Application of Equity to Land Law in Peninsular Malaysia (2004) Symposium on ‘Undertaking Research - Doing it Right, Doing it Well’, Nilai: Inti College Malaysia, 6 December 2004.

Other Publications
  • The Controversial Contribution of Equity to Land Law in Peninsular Malaysia [2002] 31(1) INSAF 156-210.
  • The Effects of Exclusion Clauses (Part 1) [2002] 3 Current Law Journal xiii-lii.
  • The Effects of Exclusion Clauses (Part 2) [2002] 3 Current Law Journal liii-xcii.
  • Assignments in Insurance Law [2002] 29 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 19-65.
  • Legal Profession, Survey of Malaysian Law 2001 167-226.
  • The Carrier’s Duties Regarding the Vessel and Voyage under the Hague Rules, Hague-Visby Rules and the Hamburg Rules [2001] 4 Malayan Law Journal xci-clx.

Scholarly Activities/Industry Experience
  • Supervisor and Internal Examiner for LLM dissertations, Taylor’s University (current).
  • Chief Paper Examiner and Subject Leader for Law, Inti International College Subang, Malaysia (2003-2015).
  • Trainer
    • Teaching/Learning Theories & Styles, Teaching Methods & Techniques and Classroom Presentation Skills - Professional Skills Training (Pedagogical) programme for staff development in Inti College Subang Jaya (ad hoc)
    • Critical Thinking Workshop for University of Wollongong Masters in International Business and Coventry University Masters of Business Administration students, Inti International College Subang (2015-2016)
  • Instructor for the Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Certificate in Online, Hybrid and Blended Education and Certificate in Working Adult Education - Laureate Network Products & Services for participants from Laureate institutions.
  • Consultant in a project by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, in collaboration with Inti International College Subang to recommend business strategies for improving the effectiveness of 10 local franchisors under the Franchise Development Programme (2014).
  • Visiting lecturer, Rotterdam Business School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (November 2008).

Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Bar Council of Malaysia (1998-present - non-practising)