Liya Saffura is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and Government Advisory practice group at Zaid Ibrahim & Co.’s office in Kuala Lumpur.
Liya Saffura advises on matters relating to compliance, governance, regulatory matters as well as corporate advisory which includes the provision of legal advisory services and the drafting of various corporate documentation. In addition, Liya Saffura has been building her capacity in relation to regulatory reform by advising selected Federal Ministries in regulatory mapping and law reform.
To date, she has contributed in the writing of several commercial papers and academic textbooks in relation to Malaysian legal framework in Islamic Finance and is actively involved in civil societies addressing issues relating to ethics and corporate governance.
Liya Saffura joined Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) as a Trainee Associate in 2013 and subsequently retained as an Associate in 2014.
In 2017, Liya Saffura was awarded with the prestigious Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government to pursue her postgraduate degree and returned to the Firm as a Senior Associate upon the completion of her studies.
- Advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2014)
- Master of Laws (LLM), Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (2018)
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours), International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia (2013)