Dato’ Azmi is currently the Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates, a corporate and commercial law firm of close to 70 lawyers, which he co-founded in 2000. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of, amongst others, corporate, commercial, business, capital market and project related law, where he started as an in-house counsel in Petronas in 1984 for 6 years before venturing out into private law practice since 1990.

Dato’ Azmi’s directorships in other public companies include SP Setia Berhad, CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad and Perbadanan Nasional Berhad and he is also the chairman of Cliq Energy Berhad, a special-purpose acquisition company, which is now under court-sanctioned liquidation. He has also served on the main Board of Sime Darby Berhad for more than 5 years from 2010 until early 2016.

He is also a director of a public university, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and a director of Financial Reporting Foundation, a Government-sponsored foundation related to the advancement of accounting standards in Malaysia. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the Law School of International Islamic University of Malaysia and the Law School of National University of Malaysia.