Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki Tun Azmi, our Chancellor shared his insights and motivational talk with 100 students of the Faculty of Law (FOL) at the Melaka campus on 17 May 2023. Organised by faculty, the talk entitled “Think and Act like a Lawyer” aimed to give students an understanding of the legal profession as an advocate and solicitors and building of their character and career path in the field. The event kicked off with a welcoming remark by Prof. Dr. Abdul Mohaimin Noordin Ayus.
Tun Zaki, who is also the Adjunct Professor of the faculty emphasised the character of a future lawyer including possessing a high degree of integrity, being able to express clearly in writing and orally in Bahasa Melayu and English, being able to analyse in a logical order, maintaining a good relationship with other lawyers without sacrificing client’s interests and be confident.
On top of that, Tun also stressed the importance of having good skills including writing, creative thinking, leadership, and listening. Among other event attendees were Deputy Deans of FOL; Mr. Amir Nur Ikhwan Amernudin, Ms. Asmida Ahmad, Ms. Rebecca Mathan, and other academic staff.