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Muhammad Amrullah bin Drs Nasrul

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Law) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Comparative Laws - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Law(Hons.) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Muhammad Amrullah bin Drs Nasrul (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Dr Muhammad Amrullah Drs Nasrul is currently an assistant professor at Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He obtained his Ph.D. in law at IIUM where his thesis covers on resolution of disputes in the administration of estates. He has written numerous articles, which have been published in national and international journals. He is actively involved in research related to estate administration, inheritance, mediation, and commercial law where he is working under several research grants as principal investigator (PI) and co-researcher. Among the courses that he teaches in AIKOL include Equity and Trust II, Commercial Law, Malaysian Legal System and Criminal Law. Dr Muhammad Amrullah was a former Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Attorney General Chambers of Malaysia where he was entrusted to conduct criminal cases at the civil courts. He is also responsible for giving legal advice to government agencies and enforcement bodies. Apart from that, Dr. Muhammad Amrullah was also a legal executive at Amanah Raya Berhad where his job scope centralises on handling estate administration cases including going to court for the application for Grant of Probate as well as resolving the disputes among beneficiaries. His other past working experience includes lecturer at Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (currently known as UIS) and Universiti Malaya. Dr Muhammad Amrullah is currently appointed as the secretariat for the Harmonisation of Shariah and Law Unit and AIKOL and the Micro-Credential Liaison Officer.

Area of Specialisation

  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Syariah Law ~ Islamic Law of Succession
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Commercial Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Criminal Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Equity and Trust Law

Teaching Responsibilities

COMMERCIAL LAW 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
CRIMINAL LAW I 2023/2024
EQUITY & TRUST II 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MALAYSIAN LEGAL SYSTEM 2022/2023 2021/2022


Doctrine Of Judicial Review And Its Appliction By The Supreme Court Of Maldives.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Formulating Legal Framework For The Administration Of Bona Vacantia (Ownerless Estates) In West Malaysia.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Strengthening The Regulatory Framework On Tax Evasion Preventive Measures In Malaysia.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Formulating A Mediation Module As An Effective Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism In The Administration Of Estates In Malaysia.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor

Research Projects

2022 - 2022 Kajian Semula Akta Industri Pelancongan 1992 (Akta 482) dan Peraturan-Peraturan Di Bawahnya
2020 - 2023 Duties and liabilities of State Islamic Religious Council as Trustee of Waqf in Malaysia: Improving the efficiency in Waqf administration
2023 - Present A Comprehensive Literature Review on Cryptocurrency (Digital Asset) Based on Maqasid Shariah
2023 - Present Harmonisation of Shariah and cybercrime legislations: Combating the threats of cybercrimes in Malaysia
2021 - Present Streamlining the Nomination Policy in Estate Administration in Malayisa
- Integrating `Lemon Law? in consumer protection for defective products in Malaysia



2024 A comprehensive comparative analysis of mediation practices in Indonesia and Malaysia. Khazanah Hukum, 6 (1) pp. 63-80
2024 Multi-agent system in web services. International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing, 10 (1) pp. 40-50
2024 Peranan dan cabaran pusat mediasi mahkamah dalam penyelesaian kes pertikaian di Malaysia (The role and challenges of the court mediation centre in resolving disputes in Malaysia). Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 36 (1) pp. 121-144
2023 Comparative analysis of Malaysian and Indonesian retirement plan. Lex Scientia Law Review, 7 (2) pp. 659-708
2023 Optimising Waqf law for effective administration: a comparative analysis of the Trustee Act 1949 and state Waqf enactments. IIUM Law Journal, 31 (1) pp. 235-260
2023 Overview of digital asset and its process under the inheritance management. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, 5 (S5) pp. 199-208
2023 Resolution of family disputes in administration of estate by Amanah Raya Berhad. Journal of Shariah Law Research, 8 (1) pp. 71-86
2023 Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955: analysis on the 2022 amendment and its effects over the inheritance management. IIUM Law Journal, 31 (2) pp. 207-228
2023 Social media in the language classrooms: maximizing students' Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS). International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 13 (8) pp. 746-755
2022 Administration of estates: resolution of disputes in achieving sustainability among deceased's family. IIUM Law Journal, 30 (2) pp.
2022 Administration of estates: resolution of disputes in achieving sustainability among the deceased’s family. IIUM LAW JOURNAL, 30 (2) pp. 253-279
2022 Criminal profiling then and now: prospect and challenges in Malaysia. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 11 (1) pp. 80-92
2022 Syndicate marriage or tafficking? The travails of Asian migrant women. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11 (1) pp. 106-118
2021 An overview of the inheritance legal system in Malaysia and Indonesia: issues faced by both countries. Journal of Shariah Law Research, 6 (2) pp. 181-200
2021 Lemons for your car?. BERNAMA, 27 October 2021 () pp.
2021 Muslim estate administration: the locus of Malaysian syariah court in Malaysia. International Journal of Islamic Thought, 19 (1) pp. 73-78
Conference or Workshop Item

2024 A study on the Muallaf position in relation to the management of inheritance in Malaysia. In: The 6th International Conference on Economics, Entrepreneurship & Management (ICEEM 2024),
2024 Analysis of Section 404 of the Malaysian Penal Code in relation to criminal liability by the personal representative in estate administration. In: Conference on Law, Economy, Social and Sharia 2024 (ICLESS),
2023 Administration of inheritance in Malaysia: development and legal challenges in managing felda. In: Asian Conference on Comparative Laws (ASIAN-COL) 2023,
2023 The practice of mediation as a mechanism of family dispute resolution: a comparative analysis between Malaysia and Indonesia. In: Asian Conference on Comparative Laws (ASIAN-COL) 2023,
2022 Court-annexed mediation in Malaysia: prospect and challenges. In: 4th UUM International Islamic Business Management Conference (IBMC 2022),
2021 Comparative analysis of the statutory duties of waqf managers under the State Waqf Enactment And The Duties Of Trustees Under The Trustee Act 1949. In: 9th Global Waqf Conference 2021,

2021 Global Waqf Conference Series: Waqf past, present and future. International Islamic University Malaysia, Global Waqf Conference, ISBN: 978-967-2641-80-3
Book Section

2023 Issues on Legitimacy in Muslims’ Inheritance in West Malaysia. In: Harun M. Hashim Law Centre, AIKOL, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-2424-46-8, pp. 241-258
2021 Kelestarian hubungan kekeluargaan dalam kalangan muallaf menurut perancangan pembahagian harta. In: Penerbit Universiti Malaya, ISBN: 978-967-488-197-9, pp. 179-204
2021 Mediasi sebagai kaedah penyelesaian dalam pertikaian pentadbiran harta pusaka untuk Undang-undang Keluarga Islam di Malaysia. In: UKM, ISBN: 9789672388074, pp. 74-87
2021 Requirement of complete constitution of property in express trust: whether relevant in waqf. In: Global Waqf Conference, ISBN: 978-967-2641-80-3, pp. 140-153