Hafidah graduated with an LL.B (Honours) from the University of Hull, United Kingdom in 1993 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor to the Malaysian Bar in 1995.

Hafidah advises on matters related to both Islamic and conventional banking and finance. Hafidah also advises foreign and local companies in respect of various corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions of listed and non-listed entities, listings of public companies, joint ventures, consortium agreements involving foreign and multinational companies, leasing agreements and conveyancing matters.