Law graduate from the University of Lausanne in 2006, Hüsnü Yilmaz worked for a Swiss trade-union in Geneva as well as for the service of legal affairs for Inclusion Handicap in the Swiss Romandie in Lausanne. Following his articling in Lausanne, he became licensed attorney in 2012. Since then, he has opened his office and practices as an independent barrister. Hüsnü Yilmaz was co-chairman of Progressive Lawyers in Vaud canton, he was member of the committee for Democratic Lawyers of Switzerland for several years. He is currently an individual member of the committee of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights. In addition to his activity as a lawyer, Hüsnü Yilmaz is co-writer of two books in the field of social insurance law and labor law.