Department of Legal

The Legal Unit is mainly of the duty to give legal advise, to handle legal actions related to UMMC, to draft and revise legal documents, to make law review and amend regulations of UMMC as necessary besides providing legal education to staffs and students.

Legal Unit’s main services are :

  • advisory - to provide legal advice to UMMC Board of Management, the management of UMMC and departments/units in UMMC pertaining to legal matters involving governance, policies and general administration, staff disciplinary and etc.;
  • medico-legal complaint and cases - to handle medico-legal complaints and cases with serious legal implications, including conducting full investigations, managing medical malpractice liability insurance policy and drafting replies to complainants;
  • drafting legal documents - to draft, vet, translate and finalize legal documents including memorandum of understanding, contracts and letters of intent;
  • litigation - to handle and coordinate litigation commenced by or against UMMC including preparing relevant reports and papers, vetting cause papers and issuing legal notices via panel lawyers;
  • legal education - to deliver legal briefings, lectures and talks primarily concerning medical law to UMMC staff and students of Colege of Health Sciences.

Legal Unit
13th Floor, Main Tower
University Malaya Medical Centre
Lembah Pantai
59100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : +60 03 - 7949 2019 / 2003 / 2210
Fax : +60 03 - 7949 4646
E-mail :


  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai, 59100,
    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA


  • Email :


  • Phone No : 03-79494422
    Fax : 03-79492030