Dr Sia Chin Chin

Dr. Sia Chin Chin was admitted as Barrister in the Gray’s Inn, United Kingdom in 2003 after reading law at Cardiff University (Bar Vocational Course) in 2002 and University of Sheffield (LLB). In 2007, She was conferred Erasmus Mundus Bursary to complete her European Master in Law and Economics in University of Paul Cezanne (France), Ghent University (Belgium) and University of Bologna (Italy). She was conferred PhD in 2020 from the Taylor's University (Malaysia). She is a Fellow of Society for Advanced Legal Studies (SALS) University of London, a member of International Bar Association Probono (IBA Probono), Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), European Network for Clinical Legal Education (ENCLE), Society of Legal Scholar (SLS) and International Association of Law School (IALS).

Prior to her academic career as a law faculty member and Programme Coordinator, Chin Chin has practised and been appointed as legal advisors in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Italy in the areas of international commercial laws and scientific grants in research contracts for the past 15 years. She holds numerous committee appointments, including Committee Member of Animal Ethics in Teaching and Research (AEC) of Taylor’s University, Chair for Sub-Committee of Paper and Publication in Taylor's Teaching and Learning Conference (TTLC), Coordinator of Private Law Cluster in International Conference of Future of Law and Legal Practice (ICFLP), School Programme Committee (SPC) and Student Disciplinary Committee (SDC).

Her primary areas of research are in commercial law, public health focusing on food law and lifelong legal education. Chin Chin is also supervising both postgraduates and undergraduates.

Chin Chin is highly proficient in multiple languages, including Mandarin, English, Italian, Bahasa Melayu and Indonesian. She enjoys travelling, spending quality time with her Hi-5 family and experiencing new cultures.


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality and Tourism), Taylor's University Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Masters in Law and Economics, UNIVERSITY OF PAUL CEZANNE, -
  • Master in Law and Economics, UNIVERSITY OF GENT, -
  • Master in Law and Economics, THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA, -
  • Bachelor of Laws, THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, -

Professional Qualification

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Studies, UNIVERSITY OF WALES, CARDIFF, -
  • Postgraduate Cert in Higher Edu.Teaching & Learning, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY SDN BHD, Malaysia

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Sciences, Law, Food law
  • Social Sciences, Law, Commercial Law
  • Social Sciences, Education, Life-Long Education

Research Interest

  • Commercial Law
  • Food Law, Public Health
  • Legal Education

Publications

2023
  • The Role of Legal Governance Framework in the Metaverse World - Book Chapter
2022
  • Sam Ke Ting and the basikal lajak case who is the reckless driver?, Sinar Daily - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  • Sam Ke Ting and the basikal lajak case: who s the reckless driver?, MySinchew - Digital Media
  • Sam Ke Ting and the basikal lajak case-Who is the reckless driver?, Aliran Malaysia - Digital Media
  • Recklessness and the law, The Star - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  • Antara Ke Ting, penunggang basikal lajak... siapa cuai?, Edisi 9 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
2021
  • Closing The Gap Through Multidisciplinary Experiential Learning among Law, Computing and Business Students in Fake News Detection in Times of COVID-19 - Article in Proceeding
  • Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale among the Iranian Public People during COVID-19 Pandemic (SCOPUS-Indexed), Frontiers in Public Health - Article in Journals
  • Pro-Bono Virtual Legal Clinics for Enhancement of Social Impact by Communities affected by Covid 19 - Book Chapter
  • Experiential Learning in Times of Covid-19 Via Probono Virtual Legal Clinics and Legal Aid Centre - Article in Proceeding
  • Pro-Bono Virtual Legal Clinic for Communities affected by COVID-19, https://youtu.be/NcM3McOdm4s - Show & Tell in Edutech Asia
2020
  • Innovative School Foodservice Promotes Right to Healthy Food among Adolescents Using Active Learning Strategies - Article in Proceeding
  • Self-regulated Lifelong Learning in Law Using LinkedIn, International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction - Article in Journals
2019
  • Self-regulated Lifelong Learning Using LinkedIn, SSCI Special Issue at Sustainability - Extended Abstract
  • Loneliness in Law - Article in Proceeding
  • A Legal Anatomy of Legislations to Promote Healthy Lifestyle - Article in Proceeding
  • What can law do to combat obesity in Malaysia? (SCOPUS-Indexed) - Article in Proceeding
  • REGULATING UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN MALAYSIA - Article in Proceeding
2017
  • Aspirations of a Young Law School: Process, Content and Direction, The Law Review - Article in Journals
2008
  • An Evaluation of the Equity Ownership Regulation in Malaysia - Master Thesis

Research

  • Startup Ecommerce Law for Young Enterpreneurs (SELFYE),  Project Leader2022, International
  • An empirical analysis of perceptions of unfair contract terms in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia,  Project Leader2022, Private
  • Food safety, sustainable development and global governance,  Co-researcher2020 to 2024, International
  • Shaping and promoting a healthy lifestyle through real-time monitoring technology and food legislation,  Co-researcher2017 to 2022, Taylor's University

Awards and Stewardship

  • Bronze Award for International E-Content Development Competition 2022(Pitching Category), Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), Creativity , 2022
  • Bronze Award for International E-Content Development Competition 2022(Open Educational Resources OER Category), Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), Creativity , 2022
  • SILVER MEDAL for Invention, Innovation & Design on e-Learning (IIDEL), Competition, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Creativity , 2022
  • GOLD MEDAL for Invention, Innovation & Design on e-Learning (IIDEL), Competition, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Creativity , 2022
  • Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff (EMAS) Award, Special, Taylor's University, Creativity , 2022
  • Excellent Teaching Engagement, Education, Taylor's University, Teaching Engagement Scale , 2021
  • Silver Award for International E-Content Development Competition 2021 (e-ConDev 2021), Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), Creativity , 2021
  • Silver Award in INNOVATION COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2021 (InCEx 21), Competition, Kuala Langat Community College, Creativity , 2021
  • BRONZE AWARD in MTE 2021: COVID-19 International Innovation Awards II, Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTEM), Creativity , 2021
  • GOLD MEDAL for Invention, Innovation & Design on e-Learning (IIDEL), Competition, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Creativity , 2021

Paper Presented

  • Reduce Global Food Insecurity & Obesity: Why Law Matters?, International Conference on Law, Public Policy and Human Right (ICLaPH 2022) DYNAMICS AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAW IN THE ERA OF SOCIETY 5.0 (CONFERENCE), PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER , 20/12/2022 to 20/12/2022
  • Achievements of Sustainable Development Goals via Action Research and Pro Bono Projects, International Conference of Legal Clinics in Poland (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 01/12/2022 to 04/12/2022
  • Closing the Gap through Multidisciplinary Experiential e-Learning among Law, Computing and Business Students in Fake News Detection in Times of Covid-19, International University Carnival on E-Learning (IUCEL) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 28/06/2022
  • Legal Empowerment Through Multidisciplinary Lifelong Experiential Learning among Law and Communication Students in Enhancement of Legal Literacy of Vulnerable Communities, 8th European Network for Clinical Legal Education (ENCLE) Conference (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 13/07/2022 to 15/07/2022
  • Closing The Gap Through Multidisciplinary Experiential Learning among Law, Computing and Business Students in Fake News Detection in Times of COVID-19, Taylor's 14th Teaching and Learning Conference 2021 (TTLC2021) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 13/10/2021 to 15/10/2021
  • COVID-19 and the Laws Related to Health of Adolescence, International Health Areas Congress 2021 (USAK 21) (CONGRESS), INVITED SPEAKER , 18/09/2021 to 18/09/2021
  • Experiential Learning in Times of Covid-19 Via Probono Virtual Legal Clinics and Legal Aid Centre, 7th International Conference On Lifelong Education and Leadership For All (ICLEL 2021) (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 27/08/2021
  • Post Pandemic Product Liability Claims: Issues Arising from Third-Party Vendors for Sub-Standard Products, 2021 Taylor's International Conference on the Future of Law and Legal Practice(ICFLP 2021) (CONFERENCE), Co-author , 26/10/2021 to 27/10/2021
  • Experiential Learning in Times of Covid-19 Via Probono Virtual Legal Clinics and Legal Aid Centre, 7th International Conference On Lifelong Education and Leadership For All (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 24/08/2021 to 26/08/2021
  • Potential effectiveness of menu labeling legislations to prevent obesity among adolescents in a private school in the Klang Valley, Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity (AOCO) 2021 (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 05/04/2021 to 07/04/2021