Nur Syahidah Athirah Abd Karim graduated from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with LL.B (Hons) in 2022 and graduated from the same with LL.B (Shariah) (Hons) in 2023. She completed both with First Class degrees. She was also the award recipient for Best Student in Evidence subject.
Before commencing her pupillage, she has undergone the attachment programme in the Commercial Litigation Department at Hisham Sobri & Kadir during her university days. During her attachment, she had the opportunity to assist the litigation practice group with drafting cause papers, conducting legal researches and producing several write-ups where she was exposed to commercial litigation such as cases involving capital reduction and company winding up.
She was an active student engaging in several leadership roles organized by IIUM such as being the Vice Secretary of the Muslim Youth Legal Interest Group (MYLIG) which is a subsidiary of the Law Students Society of IIUM Law Faculty. The group mainly organised programmes focused to facilitate IIUM law students to be exposed to legal practice. She was also the Head of Bureau of Sports, Arts and Sustainability Club of the Law Students Society IIUM. She actively volunteered for event involving refugees such as the Rohingya children refugees where she acted in the capacity of the Program Coordinator in coordinating and overseeing the programme.
Her field of interest is in Corporate and Commercial Law as well as Banking and Islamic finance.
Her Master is our Partner, Norazlianaliza Supar.