Afiq completed his pupillage at a local law firm, which exposed him to various, legal fields mainly corporate matters, conveyancing and civil litigation. Passionate in litigating cases before the courts, Afiq also holds an interest in exploring different practice areas early in his career. He considers himself fortunate to be under the direct tutelage of Zharif, with his extensive experience and knowledge in corporate law.
In 2019, Afiq was seconded to a private investment company tasked with managing stakeholder relations and reporting directly to the CEO. During his secondment, he was involved in high-level negotiations with various parties including high net worth individuals as well as senior government officials. He returned to practise in early 2020, where he believes that during his secondment, he has gained vast knowledge and experience mainly in public relations and business development.
A lifetime member of ANSARA (a joint alumni association for Maktab Rendah Sains MARA), he developed his interest in politics as early as his high school days, where he was a Student Representative Council of Mara Junior Science College Langkawi 2007/2008. Afiq currently serves as Board Member of the Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia).
Afiq is an active player of the UiTM Lions Rugby Club. He takes pride in the team’s discipline, brotherhood and unity, where he believes that such qualities have helped him build his character as an individual. He also enjoys a pick-up game of handball, volleyball and basketball; indulging in performance arts; and motorcycle riding. As an avid auto enthusiast, Afiq spends his free time tinkering on classic cars and motorcycles.
Afiq was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya in 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Legal Studies (Hons) and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Universiti MARA.
Advocate & Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya, 2017
Bachelor of Legal Studies (Honours), 2015
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), 2016
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM)