Datuk Seri Dr Nik, 55, was Barrister of Lincoln’s Inn and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985 and to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Harvard Law School from 1996 to 1997, and was formerly the Deputy Dean of Faculty of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia. Currently, Datuk Dr. Nik is the Chairman and Senior Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Prior to joining Zaid Ibrahim & Co., he was with Baker & McKenzie (International Lawyers), Singapore. He is a director of UMW Holdings Berhad, Manulife Holdings Berhad, Konsortium Logistik Berhad and several non-listed companies.