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The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Leading Firm 2019 for Dispute Resolution (Malaysia) – The Client’s Guide To Law Firms
AmerBON is an advocacy boutique that specialises in criminal and civil cases. Edmund Bon acted for Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim in a tort of misfeasance dispute, and represented the National Union of Bank Employees (NUBE) in employment- and governance-related cases. Amer Hamzah bin Arshad is the firm’s criminal law expert.
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019
During the research period, the firm represented Khalid Ibrahim, the former Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of the State of Selangor, on a striking out application. In another employment dispute case, the firm represented National Union of Bank Employees, a notable trade union on a judicial review case. The firm also advised Georg Fischer on a judicial review against the Industrial Court’s decision and sought an order for a higher court to review the decision.
Notable clients of the firm include Georg Fischer and National Union of Bank Employees (NUBE).
Commercial and Transactions
Labour and Employment
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2018
Edmund Bon Tai Soon of AmerBON Advocates is noted for his experience in human rights and public interest litigation, while he also takes on corporate, land, defamation and matrimonial cases. Of late, he acted for Suruhanjaya Perkhidmatan Air Negara on a dispute over the capital contribution to be paid by Khean Soon Construction, in relation to an industrial development project.
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2017
Edmund Bon Tai Soon of AmerBON Advocates is especially noted for his expertise in the human rights sphere and also acts prominently on company law and construction disputes. Praised by sources as “a very eloquent advocate who delivers clear and precise arguments,” he recently acted on a complex and high profile divorce action with an estimated GBP220 million at stake.
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2016
Edmund Bon Tai Soon of AmerBON Advocates is a well-known litigator, highlighted for his involvement in high-profile human rights and other public interest cases. Clients praise him as a “great strategist” who “seems to have a natural ease in skill and astuteness in handling some of the most difficult situations in our courts today”.