Rossway Park our permanent home, says tycoon’s wife

The Sun Daily | Puan Sri Pauline Chai Siew Phin said her husband agreed that he needed to take it easy after his stroke and they decided to make Rossway Park their home, during re-examination by lawyer Edmund Bon who was representing her.

My matrimonial home is in Malaysia, says Kay Peng

The Edge Markets | The High Court is hearing the case to determine whether a Malaysian court had the jurisdiction to hear Khoo Kay Peng’s divorce petition. His wife’s lawyers, led by Edmund Bon, said that a wife could acquire her domicile independently from her husband as the Federal Constitution gives women equal rights, and the Law Reform Act (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 must conform with it.

Khoo Kay Peng tells High Court his marriage is over, refuse to risk his life

New Straits Times | Tycoon Khoo Kay Peng is appealing for dispensation of the need to go before a conciliatory body for reconciliation before divorce, under section 106 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.
Edmund Bon, representing Khoo’s wife, had asked Khoo if he would save the marriage if the court ordered a reconciliation process.

Tycoon says marriage with former beauty queen ‘irretrievably broken down’

The Star | Tycoon Khoo Kay Peng claimed that his marriage with former beauty queen Pauline Chai Siew Phin has irretrievably broken down and there is no chance for a reconciliation. Lawyer Edmund Bon, representing Chai, had asked Khoo if he would try to save his 43-year marriage if the Court ordered a reconciliation process.

Making law accessible to ordinary folk

Malay Mail | Lawyer Edmund Bon sparked a storm in the legal fraternity when he proposed the radical idea of a do-it-yourself (DIY) law to empower ordinary people to buy property, get a divorce, or draft a will without necessarily relying on lawyers.

Mobile app to increase awareness and access to justice among Malaysians

Astro Awani | Lawyer Edmund Bon said at the International Malaysia Law Conference in Kuala Lumpur that having a mobile application that provides the “know-how” to prepare standard legal documents will help increase the public’s access to law. He also called for a change in “firm culture” and suggested that lawyers do five pro bono cases per year.

‘DIY law’ system will break our rice bowl, lawyers complain

Malay Mail | Human rights lawyer Edmund Bon said his firm’s pro bono project hoped to launch templates for standard legal documents, to help the public handle certain legal work on their own. Criminal lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad cautioned that all criminal cases are not the same, and a lay person will not be able to appreciate the distinctions.

Lawyer Edmund Bon gives statement over sedition

Malaysiakini | Edmund Bon gave his witness statement to the police under section 112 of the Criminal Procedure Code. Representing Edmund, Amer Hamzah emphasised that he was simply giving his legal opinion based on the decision of the Federal Court. Edmund affirmed that they will continue fighting the Sedition Act as it is contrary to democratic principles.

Lawyer Bon asks police if he is witness or suspect in sedition probe

The Edge Markets | In a letter to the investigating officer, lawyer New Sin Yew asked whether Edmund Bon is being investigated as a suspect or witness over comments made in an article in The Malaysian Insider early this year. Amer Hamzah Arshad is expected to accompany Bon should the police question him.

Peguam Edmund Bon pula disiasat dakwaan menghasut

Astro Awani | Peguam Edmund Bon disiasat di bawah Akta Hasutan susulan kenyataannya mengenai kedudukan fatwa dalam sistem perundangan negara. Pasukan peguam yang mewakilinya termasuk Amer Hamzah dan New Sin Yew.

Sedition Act: Support pours in for lawyer Edmund Bon on Twitter

Astro Awani | Edmund Bon is currently being investigated for his statement that “non-Muslims are not subjected to fatwas or the Shariah court”. He appeared to be the third lawyer in recent times to be investigated under the Sedition Act 1948, after N. Surendran and Prof Dr Azmi Sharom.

Lawyer Edmund Bon called in over sedition

Malaysiakini | Edmund Bon has been called up by police for sedition, joining the growing list of individuals caught in the sedition dragnet. According to New Sin Yew, the police report against Bon was lodged in Penang in relation to his comment that non-Muslims are not bound by a fatwa or royal decree as it is against their freedom of religion.

Edmund Bon investigated for sedition

The Star | Human rights lawyer Edmund Bon is being investigated over an article on Islam and the royal institution. Lawyer Amer Hamzah will be representing him.

Lawyer Edmund Bon investigated over alleged seditious comment

The Edge Markets | The investigation centres on a news article published on 20 January 2014 where Edmund Bon was quoted as saying “decrees and fatwas cannot be used against non-Muslims because it violates their legal and religious rights”. Edmund joins a string of others being charged or investigated for sedition.

In Defence of Edmund Bon

LoyarBurok | Khabir Dhillon argued that Edmund Bon had no reason not to act for Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim in his defamation suit against The Malaysian Insider.

Selangor MB sues The Malaysian Insider over Bank Islam deal allegation

Malay Mail | Khalid Ibrahim filed a defamation suit against a local news portal for publishing two commentaries claiming he had partaken in a dubious out-of-court settlement with Bank Islam. The letter by law firm BON, Advocates said the articles had accused Khalid of reaching an out-of-court settlement through an illegal, unethical, immoral and corrupt method by using a “fixer”.

The ‘immorality’ of criminal defence lawyers

The Heat | Criminal defence lawyers have been labelled the bad guys for representing people who are charged with committing heinous crimes. The question they get asked most is “why do you defend people whom you know are guilty?” Two lawyers, Sreekant Pillai and Amer Hamzah Arshad explain their side of the story.

Rossway Park our permanent home, says tycoon’s wife

The Sun Daily | Puan Sri Pauline Chai Siew Phin said her husband agreed that he needed to take it easy after his stroke and they decided to make Rossway Park their home, during re-examination by lawyer Edmund Bon who was representing her.

My matrimonial home is in Malaysia, says Kay Peng

The Edge Markets | The High Court is hearing the case to determine whether a Malaysian court had the jurisdiction to hear Khoo Kay Peng’s divorce petition. His wife’s lawyers, led by Edmund Bon, said that a wife could acquire her domicile independently from her husband as the Federal Constitution gives women equal rights, and the Law Reform Act (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 must conform with it.

Khoo Kay Peng tells High Court his marriage is over, refuse to risk his life

New Straits Times | Tycoon Khoo Kay Peng is appealing for dispensation of the need to go before a conciliatory body for reconciliation before divorce, under section 106 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.
Edmund Bon, representing Khoo’s wife, had asked Khoo if he would save the marriage if the court ordered a reconciliation process.

Tycoon says marriage with former beauty queen ‘irretrievably broken down’

The Star | Tycoon Khoo Kay Peng claimed that his marriage with former beauty queen Pauline Chai Siew Phin has irretrievably broken down and there is no chance for a reconciliation. Lawyer Edmund Bon, representing Chai, had asked Khoo if he would try to save his 43-year marriage if the Court ordered a reconciliation process.

Making law accessible to ordinary folk

Malay Mail | Lawyer Edmund Bon sparked a storm in the legal fraternity when he proposed the radical idea of a do-it-yourself (DIY) law to empower ordinary people to buy property, get a divorce, or draft a will without necessarily relying on lawyers.

Mobile app to increase awareness and access to justice among Malaysians

Astro Awani | Lawyer Edmund Bon said at the International Malaysia Law Conference in Kuala Lumpur that having a mobile application that provides the “know-how” to prepare standard legal documents will help increase the public’s access to law. He also called for a change in “firm culture” and suggested that lawyers do five pro bono cases per year.

‘DIY law’ system will break our rice bowl, lawyers complain

Malay Mail | Human rights lawyer Edmund Bon said his firm’s pro bono project hoped to launch templates for standard legal documents, to help the public handle certain legal work on their own. Criminal lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad cautioned that all criminal cases are not the same, and a lay person will not be able to appreciate the distinctions.

Lawyer Edmund Bon gives statement over sedition

Malaysiakini | Edmund Bon gave his witness statement to the police under section 112 of the Criminal Procedure Code. Representing Edmund, Amer Hamzah emphasised that he was simply giving his legal opinion based on the decision of the Federal Court. Edmund affirmed that they will continue fighting the Sedition Act as it is contrary to democratic principles.

Lawyer Bon asks police if he is witness or suspect in sedition probe

The Edge Markets | In a letter to the investigating officer, lawyer New Sin Yew asked whether Edmund Bon is being investigated as a suspect or witness over comments made in an article in The Malaysian Insider early this year. Amer Hamzah Arshad is expected to accompany Bon should the police question him.

Peguam Edmund Bon pula disiasat dakwaan menghasut

Astro Awani | Peguam Edmund Bon disiasat di bawah Akta Hasutan susulan kenyataannya mengenai kedudukan fatwa dalam sistem perundangan negara. Pasukan peguam yang mewakilinya termasuk Amer Hamzah dan New Sin Yew.

Sedition Act: Support pours in for lawyer Edmund Bon on Twitter

Astro Awani | Edmund Bon is currently being investigated for his statement that “non-Muslims are not subjected to fatwas or the Shariah court”. He appeared to be the third lawyer in recent times to be investigated under the Sedition Act 1948, after N. Surendran and Prof Dr Azmi Sharom.

Lawyer Edmund Bon called in over sedition

Malaysiakini | Edmund Bon has been called up by police for sedition, joining the growing list of individuals caught in the sedition dragnet. According to New Sin Yew, the police report against Bon was lodged in Penang in relation to his comment that non-Muslims are not bound by a fatwa or royal decree as it is against their freedom of religion.

Edmund Bon investigated for sedition

The Star | Human rights lawyer Edmund Bon is being investigated over an article on Islam and the royal institution. Lawyer Amer Hamzah will be representing him.

Lawyer Edmund Bon investigated over alleged seditious comment

The Edge Markets | The investigation centres on a news article published on 20 January 2014 where Edmund Bon was quoted as saying “decrees and fatwas cannot be used against non-Muslims because it violates their legal and religious rights”. Edmund joins a string of others being charged or investigated for sedition.

In Defence of Edmund Bon

LoyarBurok | Khabir Dhillon argued that Edmund Bon had no reason not to act for Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim in his defamation suit against The Malaysian Insider.

Selangor MB sues The Malaysian Insider over Bank Islam deal allegation

Malay Mail | Khalid Ibrahim filed a defamation suit against a local news portal for publishing two commentaries claiming he had partaken in a dubious out-of-court settlement with Bank Islam. The letter by law firm BON, Advocates said the articles had accused Khalid of reaching an out-of-court settlement through an illegal, unethical, immoral and corrupt method by using a “fixer”.

The ‘immorality’ of criminal defence lawyers

The Heat | Criminal defence lawyers have been labelled the bad guys for representing people who are charged with committing heinous crimes. The question they get asked most is “why do you defend people whom you know are guilty?” Two lawyers, Sreekant Pillai and Amer Hamzah Arshad explain their side of the story.