Founding Partner (1957 – 2015)



Bustaman, a retired major of the Malaysian Army, served the Army for 15 years after obtaining his commission from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, England, before turning his attention to law.

Bustaman was the past honorary legal adviser of the Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA), and was prominently involved in the conception and implementation of local franchising arrangements and has tailored foreign franchise agreements to local requirements. He is the author of the book “Guide on Franchising in Malaysia” published by the MFA in 1997. Bustaman has lectured at various Malaysian universities, research institutes and conferences on Intellectual Property and provides consultancy services in intellectual property management and franchise development.