School of Law

School of Law

A prestigious, full 3-year UK law degree experience in Malaysia aimed at developing the next generation of legal professionals.


The School of Law is located at the historic Foxhill House on the University’s Whiteknights campus in the UK. The School has always had an international outlook with a focus on academic excellence. In addition, the School offers one of the widest ranges of pro bono activities of any law school in England and Wales.


The School is ranked Top 25 in the UK for Course Satisfaction according to Guardian League Table 2022, and in the Top 175 in the world for Law according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking by Subject (2022).  Students can therefore be reassured with the international recognition and respect that comes with a UK degree from a well-established university.   


The School’s teaching is informed by our pioneering, cutting-edge research. According to the most recent 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 83% of our research impact is rated as world-leading or internationally-excellent. Our research expertise includes the following areas:

  • Human rights law
  • Commercial law
  • Intellectual property
  • Financial regulation
  • Justice and society
  • Cyberlaw


The School has over 50 academics in total across both its UK campus and Malaysia campus, providing a significant breadth and depth of legal expertise and experience.


The School is currently the only international branch campus in Malaysia to offer a full 3-year law degree. Students receive the same degree as they would if they studied at the Reading UK campus delivered to the same levels of academic quality. The LLB degree offered at the Malaysia campus is fully accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency's (MQA). Students benefit from the full, end-to-end learning experience and complete qualification which provides a distinct career advantage. 





The School of Law invites esteemed speakers to share their knowledge and experience to support the development of the legal profession in Malaysia and to inspire the next generation of legal talent. More details of our speakers can be found at the following link.


Students have the opportunity to be a part of the UoRM Law Society.  The society organises a range of activities that include workshops, guest lectures, external engagement and student activities.


Our faculty team in Malaysia is comprised of experienced academics and practicing legal professionals.

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

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 Read More...

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Sati-Salmah Sukarmijan | Lecturer in Law
Sati Salmah is currently a lecturer of law in University of Reading Malaysia. She obtained her Master in International Commercial Law degree from Newcastle University back in 2008. She started her career as a Legal and Corporate Executive in one of the oil and gas company based in Sarawak.Read More...

nalina nadarajah
Nalina Nadarajah | Lecturer of Law
Nalina joined University of Reading Malaysia (UORM) in September 2019. She is a dedicated and motivated educationist who joined the legal academia in 1992..Read More...

deeba manain
Deeba Manain | Lecturer of Law
Deeba joined University of Reading Malaysia in October 2020. She obtained her degree from University of London (2007) and masters from University of Malaya (2011).Read More...

Hashvini Rekha Pachappan
Hashvini Rekha Pachappan | Lecturer of Law
Hashvini Rekha Pachappan, a Lecturer of Law joined University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) in November 2020. She graduated from Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia with a LLB (Hons.) in 2015.Read More...

Alamelmangai Ananthakumar
Alamelmangai Ananthakumar | Lecturer of Law
Alamelmangai Ananthakumar joined UoRM as Lecturer of Law in August 2021. She graduated with Honours in Bachelor of Laws from Northumbria University, UK. She also holds a Master of Laws from University of Malaya and currently working on her PhD studies. Read More...

Prabu manikam
Prabu Manikam | Lecturer of Law
Prabu Manikam joined University of Reading Malaysia in October 2021. He obtained a Law Degree from University of London and a Master’s degree in Law from National University of Malaysia. In 2010, he started his career in legal education at Stamford College where he Read More...

Andrew Harding
Andrew Harding | Professor of Law
Professor Andrew Harding is a leading scholar in Asian legal studies and comparative constitutional law. He is a former Head of the Law School at SOAS, University of London; a former Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and founding editor Read More...


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University of Reading Malaysia
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