Sarah Tan Yen Ling

Senior Lecturer
University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia


Malaysian and Comparative Environmental Law, Constitutional Environmental Law, Public International Law

Sarah is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya. She teaches, researches and writes on Environmental and comparative legal issues. She has published widely in academic journals as well as legal websites. She is also the Managing Editor of the Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law and the Academic Editor for the University of Malaya Law Review. She has advised and worked with ministries and NGOs on environmental issues and existing projects.


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Environmental Fields of Interest

  • Constitutional Rights and Protections for the Environment
  • Environmental Human Rights Issues on Public Participation
  • Access to Justice and Access to Information
  • Transboundary air pollution
  • ASEAN Energy Efficiency Laws and Policies