Academic Team - Assoc. Prof. Anne Vergis, Academic Director for Teaching and Learning - Head of Law - Associate Professor of Law

Academic Team

Assoc. Prof. Anne Vergis | Academic Director for Teaching and Learning - Head of Law – Associate Professor of Law

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Anne Vergis, an Associate Professor of Law joined University of Reading Malaysia (UORM) in October 2014 as the Head of Law. Anne is very enthusiastic about legal education, educational leadership and management of higher education. Her passion for education brought her into the academia in 1998 where she commenced her academic career as a lecturer and progressed on to hold various administrative and management portfolios.

Anne has seen through many Law-related programmes from their inception to launch. She is also highly dedicated to her work in the development of quality legal education through innovative and transformational methods in teaching and learning.

Anne is a passionate law academic who adopts the concept of holistic education in the teaching and learning of the modules she delivers and the programmes she manages. She is dedicated in bringing quality legal education to the classroom and beyond.

In addition to shouldering a lecturing, management and leadership portfolio, Anne has also been actively involved in continuous professional education and community projects as a key facilitator. She was a member of both the Education Board and the Assessment Review Panel of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries (MAICSA) and a facilitator with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Prior to joining UORM, Anne was the Deputy Dean of Taylor's Law School, Taylor's University, Malaysia.

in 2019, Anne successfully completed a second Masters in Tertiary Education Policy and Management (MTEM) from L.H. Martin's Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia.

On 1st October 2020 Anne was appointed as Academic Director for Teaching and Learning (ADTL). As the ADTL, Anne is responsible to the University Board for Teaching and Learning, through its Chair, for leadership of UoRM in teaching and learning. Anne will hold the ADTL role while continuing to shoulder her portfolio as the Head of Law.



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Speciality areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation)
  • Corporate Governance

Highest qualification and awarding body

  • Masters of Law (LLM)  - University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Certificate in Legal Practice – Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

  • General Introduction to Law
  • Introduction to Business Law

Research interests


  • Corporate law and Governance
  • Alternative dispute resolution – Mediation
  • Legal Education Management and Educational Leadership
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Management In Higher Education

Current projects


Recent publications

Co-author of the 2nd edition of Principles of Business and Corporate Law, Malaysia, published by CCH Malaysia (2015)


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