Effa is a graduate of International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) and subsequently completed her pupillage under the tutelage of Dato’ Hasnal Rezua Merican. She was called to Malaysian Bar in 2017 and has been attached with the firm as Legal Associate ever since.
She is instrumental in assisting Dato’ Hasnal Rezua Merican bin Habib Merican for various non-contentious corporate matters in relation to joint venture agreements, consultancy agreements, as well as other commercial agreements.
Her portfolio also includes various civil litigation in relation to matters such as follows:
- Contractual disputes for various debts recovery as well as specific performance
- Trust and confidence as well as breach of fiduciary duties
- Tortious actions such as defamation, trespass, nuisance, as well as professional
- Industrial relations
- Insolvency (winding up, bankruptcy, and receivership)
Effa has gained wide experience in criminal litigation involving drug trafficking offences, riot and robbery offences, as well as white-collar related offences such as criminal breach of trust, cheating, and money laundering.
When she is not working on cases, she plays a role as an avid cook. She enjoys cooking/baking various local delights and shares that joy together with her colleagues as well as family members.