Luqman Long

Luqman Long

LLB (Hons.), IIUM


Luqman Long graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LLB Hons) from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2017. Following completion of his pupillage under the tutillage of Raja Eileen Soraya at Raja, Darryl & Loh, he was admitted to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2018. Luqman Long joins Nurainie Haziqah & Co in April 2024.


During the pivotal period of Malaysia’s political landscape in 2018, Luqman opted to serve in the public sector under the government of Malaysia. After securing a victory in Johor, he continued his service at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, assuming the role of Press Secretary to the-then Minister. Luqman was responsible for crafting speeches, devising media strategies, and drafting official correspondence for the minister – showcasing his ability to navigate and leverage the media landscape effectively. With a wealth of experience in public engagement and strategic communications, Luqman served as a senior advisor to ministers and politicians. His expertise facilitated successful navigation of intricate policy and regulatory frameworks.

Notably, he played a pivotal role in amending the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 in Malaysia, orchestrating collaborations with diverse stakeholders including NGOs, the Malaysian Bar, Attorney General Chambers, and Malaysian MPs. Demonstrating his ability to develop comprehensive strategic plans, Luqman presented a paper on Dignified Living Wage at a Special Cabinet Sitting in 2019. He also held the position of Director for the Committee tasked with formulating a Malaysia Strategic Plan for Esports Development 2020-2025. In 2020, rekindling his passion for legal practice, Luqman co-founded the law firm Ainur, Afiqah & Long, specialising in general litigation, commercial law, and market regulation whilst offers an expertise in stakeholders engagement and in-house training.

Luqman has been an advocate for various socioeconomic and governance issues, particularly focusing on human rights, abuse of power by law enforcement, advocating for the abolishment of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA), reforming the policing system concerning custodial deaths, and emphasizing the importance of law and order and transparent governance. Additionally, Luqman contributed as an author to the Memorandum on Climate and Flood Crisis for Malaysia’s Members of Parliament in 2021.

Luqman is also acting as Director for Kuala Lumpur Debate, a non-profit organisation that provide a platform for public speaking and debates to young adults.