AmerBON, Advocates is once again recommended by The Legal 500 and ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 for dispute resolution in Malaysia. The editorial commentary is reproduced below and archived here.

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AmerBON, Advocates


AmerBON handles a diverse range of disputes, from commercial and criminal defence cases to constitutional and public interest litigation. The ‘meticulous’ practice is instructed by government-linked companies and statutory commissions. Praised as ‘confident, knowledgeable and reliable’, Edmund Bon Tai Soon, who has experience in civil litigation, jointly leads the team alongside Amer Hamzah bin Arshad, who regularly advises and defends clients in criminal trials and appeals.

Practice head(s): Edmund Bon Tai Soon; Amer Hamzah Bin Arshad


“Hands-on law firm. Meticulous and provide great services.”

“Edmund Bon Tai Soon is confident, knowledgeable and reliable. Practical approach to handling disputes. Great client engagement and accessibility. Skilled litigation lawyer.”

“Team work is very good. The lawyers are very supportive, explain and advise on the legal point of view of each case.”

Key clients

Heidy Quah Gaik Li

Go Chean Hwa

Nur Qyira Izzati binti Yusri and 16 others

Chong Ton Sin & Ngeo Boon Lin

Nirvana Jalil Ghani

Mohamed Khairuzzaman

Muhammad Azamuddin bin Mad Sofi

Bestinet Sdn Bhd

Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman

Infthira (JB) Sdn Bhd

Mantab Marine Resources Bhd & Dato’ Tan Lik Houe

Tamileswaaran a/l Ravi Kumar

Work highlights

  • Represented a client in a criminal charge and successfully obtained an order of discharged not amounting to acquittal from the Sessions Court.
  • Represented a client in a stay and habeas corpus application against the Immigration Department.