Court quashes lawyer’s appeal

The Star | The Federal Court ruled against creating an exception in lawyer-client privilege over the case of a lawyer attempting to reveal privileged information to defend himself.

Ridiculous censorship law, says activist after paying RM10,000 fine

Free Malaysia Today | Human rights activist Lena Hendry, who was fined for screening a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war, said the censorship board should let the general public judge what is deemed right or wrong in a movie. Lawyer New Sin Yew added that people should not be penalised when trying to highlight public interest issues such as a genocide.

Top 10 Most Viewed Law Firms Employers Of 2016

Office Parrots | Self-styled “Legal Mercenaries With a Conscience”, AmerBON, Advocates are a new law commune with a reputation for providing pro bono legal services and representation for the needy, particularly in matters of public interest and human rights.

Two Bulgarian nationals saved from execution in Malaysia

The Death Penalty Project | The Federal Court dismissed an appeal to reinstate death sentences for Ivan Kostov and Georgi Bakalov, who convicted of drug trafficking in 2012. They were represented by Edmund Bon and Joshua Tay, among others.

I can move on with my life now, ex-Miss Malaysia says after divorce win

Malay Mail | Malaysian ex-beauty queen Pauline Chai said today she can finally continue with her life after ending a four-year battle to end her marriage with billionaire husband Tan Sri Khoo Kay Peng. Her lawyer New Sin Yew said Malaysian proceedings should be academic following the UK court decision on the matter.

6 tuduhan khianat

Harian Metro | Dua lelaki mengaku tidak bersalah di Mahkamah Majistret terhadap enam pertuduhan termasuk penculikan seorang wanita. Peguam bela bagi salah seorang tertuduh, Edmund Bon dan Joshua Tay, memohon pengurangan jaminan.

Whistleblower CEO wins suit

The Star | A former chief executive officer has won his lawsuit against his former employer in a whistleblower case. His lawyer Aston Paiva said yesterday that this was the first such case to seek relief under the Act through a court process.

Former CEO seeks protection

The Star | A former CEO seeks protection as a whistleblower. Counsel Aston Paiva submitted in court that the Whistleblower Protection Act also applied to those who had been terminated.

Muhyiddin hopes he won’t suffer same fate as Rafizi

The Star | Muhyiddin’s lawyers, Amer Hamzah Arshad and Azhar Harun, said they hoped there will not be any further investigations because whatever was said and done was done in Muhyiddin’s capacity as a Parliamentarian.

Muhyiddin hopes to avoid Rafizi’s fate

Free Malaysia Today | Muhyiddin Yassin is being probed under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and the Sedition Act. According to his lawyer, Amer Hamzah Arshad, the Pagoh MP was questioned for his parliamentary speech on Oct 26 which divulged 1MDB information.

Court quashes lawyer’s appeal

The Star | The Federal Court ruled against creating an exception in lawyer-client privilege over the case of a lawyer attempting to reveal privileged information to defend himself.

Ridiculous censorship law, says activist after paying RM10,000 fine

Free Malaysia Today | Human rights activist Lena Hendry, who was fined for screening a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war, said the censorship board should let the general public judge what is deemed right or wrong in a movie. Lawyer New Sin Yew added that people should not be penalised when trying to highlight public interest issues such as a genocide.

Top 10 Most Viewed Law Firms Employers Of 2016

Office Parrots | Self-styled “Legal Mercenaries With a Conscience”, AmerBON, Advocates are a new law commune with a reputation for providing pro bono legal services and representation for the needy, particularly in matters of public interest and human rights.

Two Bulgarian nationals saved from execution in Malaysia

The Death Penalty Project | The Federal Court dismissed an appeal to reinstate death sentences for Ivan Kostov and Georgi Bakalov, who convicted of drug trafficking in 2012. They were represented by Edmund Bon and Joshua Tay, among others.

I can move on with my life now, ex-Miss Malaysia says after divorce win

Malay Mail | Malaysian ex-beauty queen Pauline Chai said today she can finally continue with her life after ending a four-year battle to end her marriage with billionaire husband Tan Sri Khoo Kay Peng. Her lawyer New Sin Yew said Malaysian proceedings should be academic following the UK court decision on the matter.

6 tuduhan khianat

Harian Metro | Dua lelaki mengaku tidak bersalah di Mahkamah Majistret terhadap enam pertuduhan termasuk penculikan seorang wanita. Peguam bela bagi salah seorang tertuduh, Edmund Bon dan Joshua Tay, memohon pengurangan jaminan.

Whistleblower CEO wins suit

The Star | A former chief executive officer has won his lawsuit against his former employer in a whistleblower case. His lawyer Aston Paiva said yesterday that this was the first such case to seek relief under the Act through a court process.

Former CEO seeks protection

The Star | A former CEO seeks protection as a whistleblower. Counsel Aston Paiva submitted in court that the Whistleblower Protection Act also applied to those who had been terminated.

Muhyiddin hopes he won’t suffer same fate as Rafizi

The Star | Muhyiddin’s lawyers, Amer Hamzah Arshad and Azhar Harun, said they hoped there will not be any further investigations because whatever was said and done was done in Muhyiddin’s capacity as a Parliamentarian.

Muhyiddin hopes to avoid Rafizi’s fate

Free Malaysia Today | Muhyiddin Yassin is being probed under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and the Sedition Act. According to his lawyer, Amer Hamzah Arshad, the Pagoh MP was questioned for his parliamentary speech on Oct 26 which divulged 1MDB information.