Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1955.
Private practice law as advisory and solicitor,, Kedah, 1956-1975. Judge High Court, Kota Bharu, Malaysia, 1975-1982. Member Senate, Parliament of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1959-1964, member House of Representatives, 1964-1969, speaker, since 1982.
Member State Legislation Assembly, Kedah, 1959, executive councillor, 1959-1963. Chief minister Kedah State, 1963.
Chairman Islamic Education Foundation, Malaysia, since 1982. Member Selangor Shooting Association, Selangor Birds Association.
Married Halimatun Saadiah binti Chik. 7 children.