As part of the graduating class in 2009, Firdaus Husni completed her Bachelor of Laws at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya (‘UM’). After completing her pupillage at Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh (‘RDL’), she joined Messrs Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff (previously Messrs Chooi & Company) and rose through the ranks until she assumed the position of Senior Litigation Associate. Following that, she had a stint as a Litigation Associate at Messrs Daniel & Wong before landing her current role as the Chief Human Rights Strategist at the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (‘MCCHR’).
Within the span of her career, Firdaus has curated an extensive portfolio, particularly in civil rights and activism. Apart from her active role within the Malaysian Bar Council (‘Bar Council’), she has also been heavily involved in international symposiums, legal research and volunteering, to name a few. Through this interview, it is apparent that Firdaus’s active avoidance of stagnancy and comfort zones stands tall as a testament to her valiant and inspiring nature.