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Based on research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal, the following are Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers (including foreign legal counsel/advisors/consultants practising in Indonesia).

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Bono Daru Adji
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Key practice areas: Capital markets; corporate/M&A; telecommunications; banking & finance

hiroo-advani Lia Alizia
Makarim & Taira S

Key practice areas: Employment litigation and dispute resolutions; intellectual property rights; restructuring and insolvency; data protection

Ignatius-Andy Ignatius Andy
Ignatius Andy Law Offices
 
Key practice areas: Anti-trust issues/business competition; dispute resolutions (civil and commercial proceedings); international arbitration; debt restructuring; corporate/commercial

Ibrahim Assegaf
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Key practice areas: General corporate M&A; capital markets; banking & finance; debt restructuring

Ahmad Fikri Assegaf
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking & finance; M&A; corporate/debt restructuring; project finance; capital markets

Wahyuni-Bahar Wahyuni Bahar
Bahar & Partners

Key practice areas: Transportation; utilities & project finance; digital business & technology; investment, trade & industry; governance & financial services

hiroo-advani Theodoor Bakker
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: International commercial arbitration (adjudication); restructuring and insolvency; structured finance and substantial shareholding reporting; corporate/M&A and FDI; project finance

Eko Basyuni
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Key practice areas: Capital markets; banking & finance; FDI; mining and energy; ICT

Norman-Bissett Norman Bissett
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Infrastructure and construction; oil and gas; mining; environment

Tony-Budidjaja Tony Budidjaja
Budidjaja International Lawyers

Key practice areas: Commercial dispute resolution; bankruptcy and corporate restructuring; environment and natural resources; construction; real estate and hotels

Tjahjadi-Bunjamin Tjahjadi Bunjamin
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Key practice areas: Cross-border financing transactions and banking regulatory issues; corporate/M&A; restructurings; private wealth; capital market transactions

Michael-Carl Michael Carl
SSEK Legal Consultants

Key practice areas: Corporate/M&A; IT & technology; mining; real estate; restructuring & insolvency

Rosna-Chung Rosna Chung
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan

Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets & securities; real property & land; corporate matters & foreign investment; M&A

Melli Darsa
Melli Darsa & Co

Key practice areas: M&A; securities; capital markets; regulatory

David-Dawborn David Dawborn
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Key practice areas: M&A; capital markets; finance; projects

Agus-Ahadi-Deradjat Agus Ahadi Deradjat
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: M&A; corporate and FDI; trade and commerce; TMT; regulatory

Mita-Djajadiredja Mita Djajadiredja
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate/M&A; real estate; financial services

Ira-Eddymurthy Ira Eddymurthy
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tel: +62 21 521 2038 / 2953 2000
Email: iraeddymurthy@ssek.com
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; corporate/M&A; energy & natural resources; insurance
Ira A Eddymurthy is a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants and one of Indonesia’s most experienced and most highly regarded lawyers. She has three decades of experience advising multinationals and domestic companies on Indonesia’s complex regulatory environment.

Eddymurthy recently acted as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba in its US$1 billion purchase of a controlling stake in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada and was the lead attorney in the merger of PT Sanofi-Aventis Indonesia and PT Aventis Pharma.

Chambers & Partners quoted clients praising Eddymurthy’s “sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law” and “comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients”.

Eddymurthy is recognized as one of Indonesia’s top banking, capital markets and M&A lawyers by leading legal directories. She was named Woman Lawyer of the Year at the 2017 Asian Legal Business Indonesia Law Awards.

Eddymurthy was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law from 1990-91.

Mira-Fadhya Mira Fadhya
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Key practice areas: Foreign investment; mining and energy; M&A

Peter-Fanning Peter Fanning
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan

Key practice areas: Corporate & investment; shipping; tourism; employment; natural resources

SH-Fransisca SH Fransisca
Makes & Partners
Tel: +62 21 574 7181
Email: fransisca@makeslaw.com
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; M&A; property; fintech; corporate
Fransisca holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Trisakti in Indonesia. Fransisca began her career in 1999 as a junior associate of Bya and Chaidir Law Firm and was promoted to associate soon thereafter. In 2003, she joined PT Mobile-8 Telecom Tbk (‘Mobile-8’), a telecommunications service company, as its corporate legal manager, and held the positions of senior legal manager and corporate secretary in the company. In Mobile-8, she was responsible for the corporate legal matters and corporate actions of the company including matters relating to project financing, loan facility, initial public offering, warrants issuance, M&As and bonds issuance.

Alan-Frederik Alan Frederik
Widyawan & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; capital markets; corporate M&A; projects; dispute resolution

Dr Mohamed Idwan Ganie
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Key practice areas: Commercial transactions; commercial litigation; ADR; corporate/company law; mining law

Daniel Ginting
Ginting & Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Banking and finance; project finance and development; capital markets; corporate/commercial; M&A and joint ventures

Indri-Pramitaswari-Guritno Indri Pramitaswari Guritno
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Debt restructuring; structured finance (including acquisition finance); property finance; Islamic finance; project finance

Nini-Halim Nini Halim
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan

Key practice areas: Corporate and investment; M&A; labour and employment; IP; media

Chandra Martha Hamzah
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Key practice areas: Litigation; anti-corruption

Hanim-Hamzah Hanim Hamzah
Roosdiono & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate and commercial; M&A; banking & finance; projects, infrastructure and utilities; debt capital market and securities

Al-Hakim-Hanafiah Al Hakim Hanafiah
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Key practice areas: Natural resources; real property & hospitality; corporate & commercial; technology; infrastructure

Stefanus Haryanto
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto

Key practice areas: Arbitration and litigation; competition law; consumer protection; environmental law; international trade law

Erwandi-Hendarta Erwandi Hendarta
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking and finance; M&A; infrastructure; debt offering and restructuring; distressed asset disposal

Eddy-Hendra Eddy Hendra
Hendra Soenardi & Rekan

Key practice areas: Corporate; M&A; banking & finance

Iril Hiswara
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Key practice areas: Corporate (M&A); real estate; privatisations; infrastructure; capital markets

Rahayu-Ningsih-Hoed Rahayu Ningsih Hoed
Makarim & Taira S

Key practice areas: Project finance; litigation and dispute resolution; employment; property; energy and natural resources

David-Holme David Holme
Widyawan & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; capital markets; corporate M&A; projects; dispute resolution

Pheo-Hutabarat Pheo Hutabarat
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan

Key practice areas: Commercial dispute resolution; capital market; corporate/M&A; banking & finance; infrastructure development

Yolanda-Hutapea Yolanda Hutapea
Widyawan & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; capital markets; corporate M&A; projects; dispute resolution

Kuntum Apriella Irdam
Siahaan Irdamis Andarumi & Rekan

Key practice areas: M&A; general corporate; investment; financial institutions; financing

Prudence-Jahja Prudence Jahja
Januar Jahja & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5793 0056
Email: prudence@jahja.com
Key practice areas: IP; litigation; dispute resolution
A registered IP Consultant in Indonesia with experience working for IP firms in Europe and the United States, Jahja is now managing partner of JJP while also co-managing the firm’s International department. In this regard, her practice focuses primarily on trademark prosecution and litigation, as well as enforcement matters, including website takedowns and infringement counselling. Jahja holds a bachelor’s degree in economic and business law from Atma Jaya University in Jakarta, Indonesia and earned a master’s degree in intellectual property and competition law from the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany.

As part of her studies in Germany, Jahja interned at the German intellectual property law firm of Preu Bohlig & Partner. After receiving her LLM, she worked in the New York office of the intellectual property firm Frommer Lawrence & Haug. She also served as a judicial intern for the chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Jahja is licensed to practice law in Indonesia, as well as before the Indonesian Intellectual Property Office.

Jahja’s work and expertise has been recognized by various outlets such as the Legal 500, WTR 1000, Managing IP, and Chambers Asia Pacific. Recent client comments include, among others: “committed to client service” (Legal 500I, 2018), “quick and always on time” (Chambers, 2018), and “Transferring our trademark work to Prudence Jahja was the best decision we could have possibly made – the difference in responsiveness and quality has been truly amazing. Prudence and her team have gotten several positive outcomes for us on matters on which previous counsel did not seem able to offer any assistance. Prudence has clearly demonstrated that she is an expert in her field, and that she is dedicated to her clients. She gets our highest recommendation.” (WTR 1000, 2018).

Ira-Eddymurthy Darrell Johnson
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tel: +62 21 521 2038 / 2953 2000
Email: darrelljohnson@ssek.com
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate/M&A; dispute resolution; energy & natural resources; insurance
Darrell R Johnson has resided and practiced in Indonesia for 40 years and is the senior foreign legal counsel at SSEK Legal Consultants, one of Indonesia’s leading corporate law firms. Johnson advises international companies and large Indonesian firms and has a wealth of experience advising on large and complex transactions across industries.

Johnson’s recent projects include assisting a multinational insurance company in establishing a joint venture in Indonesia and advising another multinational insurance company on the potential acquisition of an Indonesian company engaging in the medical assistance business. He worked with a multinational automaker to close its operations in Indonesia and responded to a potential lawsuit from dealers in the country, and advised Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company on the acquisition of a stake in a petrochemical company.

Johnson is described by Chambers & Partners as a “vastly experienced practitioner valued by blue-chip clients as an excellent gateway between the international and Indonesian legal spheres.” One client, recognizing Johnson’s experience in the Indonesian market, told Asialaw, “Who better to ask than Darrell Johnson on the development of Indonesian law over the past few decades? He is an Indonesian expert.”

Johnson was the founding member of the Board of Advisers for and the principal coordinator of the ELIPS Project, Indonesia’s commercial law reform project from 1992–1996, the largest single-country effort of its kind in the world. Johnson is on the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia. In 1997, he was selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Association and is a founding member of the International Insolvency Institute.

Johnson is recognized by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, and Asialaw as a leading practitioner in Indonesia for corporate law/M&A and projects and energy, and has been named by Who’s Who Legal as a leading energy, project finance, and restructuring and insolvency lawyer.

Johnson is a graduate of the University of Southern California and Stanford Law School, where he served on the Board of Editors of the Stanford Law Review. He is admitted to practice in California and before the United States Supreme Court.

Freddy-Karyadi Freddy Karyadi
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Tel: +62 819 1010 3949 
Email: fkaryadi@abnrlaw.com
Key practice areas: Power/electricity; fintech/digital; energy and natural resources; M&A; restructuring & insolvency
Freddy Karyadi has over two decades of practising law in Indonesia and has been heavily involved in numerous complex cross border deals including project financing, M&A, tax, capital market, investment, and dispute settlement/bankruptcy.

Karyadi was one of the pioneers who focused on the digital industry and has handled many transactions involving technology and fin-tech/TMT companies, from early stage fund raising, integration, exit, public offering preparation to regulatory compliance. Karyadi has represented independent power producers, giant ECAs and commercial banks for various electricity sector financing. Karyadi’s clients vary from multinational to start-ups which span across a wide range of industries including natural resources, energy, financial institutions, private equity funds, and property. With a strong knowledge of legal, commercial, tax and accounting issues that these industries encounter, Karyadi can quickly identify the key issues and offer practical business oriented legal solutions.

On litigation matters, Karyadi handled various suspensions of payment and bankruptcy proceeding of various industries including aviation, shipping, and mining sectors and also assisted clients in tax disputes.

Karyadi has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer by several international publications including Asialaw, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of The Derivatives and Financial Instrument Journal of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentations. He contributes numerous legal and tax articles of IFLR, International Tax Review, Thomson Reuters, International Comparative Legal Guide and Getting the Deal Through. Karyadi was also a speaker at IBA, IPBA, IFA and IFLR events and gave seminars for tech start-up communities.

His professional membership includes Indonesian Capital Market Legal Consultant, Indonesian Tax Consultant, International Fiscal Association, International Federation of Accountant. He is fluent in English and Bahasa.

Freddy read law at the University of Indonesia (1998) and earned an LLM International Tax from Leiden University (2002). He also graduated cum laude in 1997 from the Faculty of Economics of Trisakti University in Jakarta, holds an MBA degree from Peking University (2015), and is a licensed tax consultant and a chartered accountant. In 2010, he was seconded to a leading Dutch law and tax firm.

hiroo-advani Andy Kelana
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto

Key practice areas: Energy and natural resources; IT, telecommunication and media; general corporate; M&A; plantation and forestry.

Emir-Kusumaatmadja Emir Kusumaatmadja
Mochtar Karuwin Komar

Key practice areas: Banking & finance; mining; power and IPP matters; oil & gas; cross-border M&As

Justisiari Kusumah
K & K Advocates

Key practice areas: IP; litigation & enforcement; arbitration; commercial IP; TMT

Eddy-Marek-Leks Eddy Marek Leks
Leks & Co

Key practice areas: Real estate; M&A; commercial dispute resolution; general corporate/commercial; finance

Vincent-Ariesta-Lie Vincent Ariesta Lie
Makarim & Taira S
Tel: +62 8121090338
Email: Vincent.Lie@makarim.com
Key practice areas: Project financing; power projects; general mining; M&A; corporate/commercial dispute resolution
Vincent Lie is a partner at Makarim & Taira S. who combines broad legal experience with a keen sense for clients’ business context. Vincent is able to counsel clients by aligning with their commercial objectives and the regulatory landscape. Besides handling traditional corporate practice areas, he is also familiar with fast-evolving growth sectors in Indonesia such as energy and digital.

He has represented prominent companies in a variety of proceedings and transactions such as, but not limited to, corporate and commercial matters including acquisitions and project financing, bankruptcy dispute resolution, arbitration including enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, natural resources and energy (mining, oil and gas, power plants), and information technology/startups.

Vincent has spoken at various seminars and conferences on power plants, mining, energy resources and bankruptcy arranged by private entities, state owned companies, universities and associations, and has written various international and local publications on investment, mining and energy resources.

He is ranked in Asia Pacific Chambers and Partners 2018 for projects and energy, which states “Vincent Ariesta Lie has a growing reputation in the projects and energy space, with plentiful experience in the traditional power space”. One source reports that “his expertise and knowledge in power and mining is something we are really looking for and appreciate.”

Timbul Thomas Lubis
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Key practice areas: Commercial transactions; company law; labour law; property and real estate; maritime law

Todung Mulya Lubis
Lubis Santosa & Maramis

Key practice areas: Corporate and commercial law; dispute resolution

hiroo-advani Daru Lukiantono
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Trademarks; patent and industrial design; copyright; IP commercial; IP enforcement and IP litigation

Ira-Eddymurthy Dr Yozua Makes
Makes & Partners
Tel: + 62 21 574 7181
Email:  ymakes@makeslaw.com
Key practice areas: Capital markets; M&A; banking, finance and debt restructuring; project finance; restructuring & reorganization
Dr Yozua Makes is a senior and managing partner at Makes & Partners, a Jakarta-based law firm focusing on the areas of capital markets, transnational M&As, corporate finance, banking, foreign investments, commercial litigation and arbitration. He has over 30 years of experience in these areas and has handled a broad range of complex cross-border commercial transactions. He is an alumnus of the faculty of law of the University of Indonesia, the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law), the Asian Institute of Management and Harvard Business School. Yozua was conferred a PhD degree in law by the faculty of law of the University of Indonesia in 2016.

Yozua is also actively involved in various professional and social organizations. He was the first appointed member of the National Commission of Good Corporate Governance and is a member of the board of experts of the Indonesian Publicly Listed Company Association. He is a registered legal consultant with the Indonesian Capital Market and Financial Institution supervisory board (Bapepam), has formerly worked as special adviser to the Minister of Defence, and is a distinguished associate professor at the faculty of law of the prestigious University of Indonesia and University of Pelita Harapan. Yozua was a member of the expert staff of the Minister of Cooperatives, Medium and Small scale industries, the steering committee for the Indonesian State Policy Guidelines and the Jakarta Stock Exchange/Surabaya Stock Exchange merger. He is also the current chairman of the World Vision Academy – Indonesia.

hiroo-advani Oene Marseille
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Corporate/M&A and FDI; project finance and energy & natural resources; capital markets; aircraft financing & leasing; restructuring & insolvency

Insan-Budi-Maulana Insan Budi Maulana
Maulana & Partners

Key practice areas: IP; corporate; dispute resolution; taxation; unfair competition

Noor-Meurling Noor Meurling
Dewi Negara Fachi & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate; M&A; private equity

Kristo-Molina Kristo Molina
Witara Cakra Advocates

Key practice areas: Capital markets

Giovanni-Muhammad Giovanni Muhammad
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; infrastructure; energy; shipping & port; natural resources

Retno-Muljosantoso Retno Muljosantoso
Soemadipradja & Taher

Key practice areas: General corporate and investment, banking & finance, capital markets, insurance, Islamic finance

Migni-Myriasandra Migni Myriasandra
Biro Oktroi Roosseno

Key practice areas: IP; IP litigation

Ratih-Nawangsari Ratih Nawangsari
Oentoeng Suria & Partners

Key practice areas: Resources and utilities

Cita-Citrawinda-Noerhadi Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi
Cita Citrawinda Noerhadi & Associates

Key practice areas: IP; IP litigation

Bagus-Nur-Buwono Bagus Nur Buwono
Bagus Enrico & Partners
Tel: +62 21 2988 5959
Email: bagus@bepartners.co.id
Key practice areas: M&A; banking & finance; corporate restructuring & insolvency; employment; energy & mineral resources
Bagus is a founding partner and Managing Partner of Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners). He has extensively worked on a broad range of cross border transactional, advisory and contentious matters, and regularly advises on regulatory issues on M&A, banking and finance, corporate restructuring & insolvency, employment, energy & mineral resources, and infrastructure. His considerable experience in relation to those business sectors has enabled him to steer investors/clients through the inherent practical and regulatory hurdles.

He has also acquired practical corporate, banking and finance experience as country head of legal and company secretary in various business cycles when working for Mizuho Corporate Bank and Barclays Bank. He received several management awards for his significant contributions in supporting the business development activities in Mizuho Bank.

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firm has noted and recognized him as the recommended lawyer in the practice areas of corporate M&A, labour & employment, and restructuring and insolvency as the recognition of his expertise and representation for multinational clients on various acquisition transactions and restructuring. Bagus is also recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” by Asialaw – Euromoney Asia in the areas of corporate, M&A, banking & finance and as the Indonesian expert in the practice areas of commercial law and corporate M&A by Global Law Experts. He received outstanding recommendation from clients as one of the commended external counsels of the 2018 according to In-House Community Counsels for his outstanding business knowledge and legal expertise.

He received his first law degree from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (1996) and obtained an LLM degree in International Business Law from the University of Manchester, UK (2005) under the Chevening Scholarship program by the British Government. He was active as student legal advisor at Manchester Legal Advice Centre managed by the University of Manchester and sponsored by Clifford Chance in association with the College of Law of England and Wales. He also attended a mini MBA program held by Mizuho Corporation Ltd and Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo (2008). Bagus is a member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association).

Pramudya-Oktavinanda Pramudya Oktavinanda
UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions
Tel: +62 8 1116 5906
Email: pramoctavy@umbra.law
Key practice areas: M&A; capital markets; state-owned entities; restructuring; power and infrastructure
Pramudya A Oktavinanda is the managing partner of UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions and the go-to lawyer for any challenging and extraordinary transactions requiring systematic combination of immense legal skills, business acumen, a pragmatic attitude and imaginative thinking.

Throughout his career, Pramudya has represented major international, local and governmental clients in some of the largest and most sophisticated national and cross border transactions consisting of public offerings of equity and debt securities (covering local and international offerings under Rule 144A/Reg S of the US Securities Act of 1933), private placements, M&As of public and private corporations, joint ventures, corporate and debt restructuring, financial engineering, Islamic financing, procurement, EPC & O&M contracts drafting and negotiation.

Some of his notable past deals include: (i) representing the sellers in the US$3.2 billion takeover of PT Bumi Resources Tbk and PT Berau Coal Energy Tbk by Vallar Plc, a British public holding company owned by the Rothschild family; the largest takeover yet in Indonesia; and (ii) representing the investment banks in the US$1.4 billion secondary global offering of PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk shares by CVC, the largest secondary offering in Indonesia to date.

After serving more than 12 years in one of the largest law firms in Indonesia, Pramudya established UMBRA in November 2017 along with his two partners. Under his leadership, within less than six months, the firm’s lawyers have grown to 24 people (including six partners) and the firm itself has been trusted to manage more than 60 deals by its clients.

Graduated cum laude as the best outstanding student from the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Pramudya received his LLM degree from the University of Chicago Law School and is currently finalizing his PhD dissertation at the same university (expected to graduate this coming June). In addition to being academically trained in the art of Law and Economics, and Islamic Law, Pramudya is also well versed in various intricate industries such as: telecommunications, broadcasting, digital technology, power, energy, infrastructure, and state-owned enterprises.

Sugianto-Osman Sugianto Osman
Ginting & Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Corporate; commercial; M&A and joint ventures; capital markets; foreign investment

Soenardi Pardi
Hendra Soenardi

Key practice areas: Dispute resolution

Fabian-Buddy-Pascoal Fabian Buddy Pascoal
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Key practice areas: Real property; financial services; corporate & commercial; IP; infrastructure

Philip-Payne Philip Payne
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Mining/natural resources & energy; corporate/M&A; project finance; asset financing (particularly aircraft & heavy equipment); FDI

Cornelius-Adrian-Pranata Cornelius Adrian Pranata
Widyawan & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; capital markets; corporate M&A; projects; dispute resolution

Andre-Rahadian Andre Rahadian
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Key practice areas: Aviation & shipping; technology; energy; financial services; infrastructure

Sri Rahayu
Rahayu & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking and finance; construction; infrastructure and project finance; M&A; strategic alliances

Robert-Reid Robert Reid
Soemadipradja & Taher

Key practice areas: General corporate and M&A, capital markets, energy and natural resources, employment law, insurance, commercial litigation

Harun Reksodiputro
Ginting & Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Corporate/commercial; M&A and joint ventures; capital markets; foreign investment

Johannes Sahetapy-Engel
Akset Law Firm

Key practice areas: M&A; finance; labour and employment; commercial dispute resolution

Arfidea Saraswati
Akset Law Firm

Key practice areas: Mining; infrastructure, financing; M&A

S Sartono
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

Key practice areas: Litigation; employment; arbitration; corporate & commercial; resources

Ibrahim-Senen Ibrahim Senen
AYMP Atelier of Law

Key practice areas: Dispute resolution (commercial litigation and arbitration); banking and finance; corporate and debt restructuring; bankruptcy and insolvency; IP rights

Iwan-Setiawan Iwan Setiawan
Makes & Partners
Tel: + 62 21 574 7181
Email: setiawan@makeslaw.com
Key practice areas: Capital markets; general corporate; investments (foreign and domestic); M&A; property
Iwan Setiawan is a partner at Makes & Partners, one of the leading corporate and financial law firms in Jakarta. He has over 20 years of seasoned legal experience and is a prominent legal figure in Indonesia for capital markets, property, banking, corporate restructuring, foreign and domestic investments, M&As and environmental law. He is a registered legal consultant of the Otoritas Jasa Keuangan, the Indonesian Financial Services Authority.

Under Iwan’s leadership, Makes & Partners has consistently and successfully completed many landmark capital market transactions securing the firm’s position as a formidable legal player in Indonesia. He is a graduate of the University of Padjajaran, Faculty of Law.

Indra-Setiawan Indra Setiawan
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro

Key practice areas: Employment and immigration; pharmaceutical; corporate/M&A; FDI; natural resources

Leoni-Silitonga Leoni Silitonga
Roosdiono & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate finance and securities; Islamic finance; debt capital markets; equity capital markets

Harjon Sinaga
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Key practice areas: Commercial litigation

Tasdikiah-Siregar Tasdikiah Siregar
TNB & Partners

Key practice areas: Aviation; shipping; transport infrastructure finance; airports and ports; asset finance

Rahmat-Soemadipradja Rahmat Soemadipradja
Soemadipradja & Taher

Key practice areas: Foreign investment, energy and resources, general corporate, M&T, and project finance

Hendronoto-Soesabdo Hendronoto Soesabdo
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Key practice areas: Arbitration; banking & finance litigation (including bankruptcy and suspension of payment); commercial litigation; dispute/crisis management; compliance & anti-bribery/anti-corruption

Dyah-Soewito Dyah Soewito
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tel: +62 21 521 2038 / 2953 2000
Email: dyahsoewito@ssek.com
Key practice areas: Construction; corporate/M&A; oil and gas; real estate; shipping
Dyah Soewito is a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants. She has deep ties in the Indonesian legal community and government offices, giving her a unique insight into the country’s often complex regulatory framework.

One client told Chambers & Partners that Soewito “excels in face-to-face negotiations thanks to her complete knowledge of relevant legislation and accurate analysis of the positions of various parties.”

Soewito heads SSEK’s highly regarded real estate and shipping practices and also has a thriving practice in foreign investment law and corporate and commercial law. Leading legal directories recognize her as one of Indonesia’s top practitioners in the fields of energy and natural resources, real estate, shipping and M&A.

Soewito was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law. She was a member of the Board of Advisors of the ELIPS Project, Indonesia’s groundbreaking commercial law reform project from 1992 to 1996.

Jonathan-Streifer Jonathan Streifer
SSEK Legal Consultants

Key practice areas: Corporate/M&A; energy & natural resources; IT & technology; projects & infrastructure development; real estate

Bill-Sullivan Bill Sullivan
Christian Teo & Partners

Key practice areas: Mining; infrastructure; energy; M&A; corporate & commercial

Arief Tarunakarya Surowidjojo
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Key practice areas: Corporate law; corporate and project finance; capital markets; M&A; mining, oil, gas & infrastructure

Gunawan-Suryomurcito Gunawan Suryomurcito
Suryomurcito & Co

Key practice areas: IP protection and enforcement

Atik Susanto
Oentoeng Suria & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; corporate M&A; employment; capital markets; dispute resolution

Hafzan-Taher Hafzan Taher
Soemadipradja & Taher

Key practice areas: Litigation and alternative dispute resolution, corporate restructuring & insolvency, general corporate and M&A, intellectual property, capital markets

Kurniawan-Tanzil Kurniawan Tanzil
Makarim & Taira S

Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; employment; foreign investment and general corporate practice; M&A

Christian-Teo Christian Teo
Christian Teo & Partners

Key practice areas: Real estate & hospitality; technology, media & telecommunications; corporate/M&A; growth capital & start-ups; mining, energy & resources

Fred Tumbuan
Tumbuan & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate finance and business law; banking; capital markets; general corporate

Jennifer Tumbuan
Tumbuan & Partners

Key practice areas: Capital markets; banking and finance; acquisitions, debt restructuring; mining

Michael-Twomey Michael Twomey
SSEK Legal Consultants

Key practice areas: Corporate/M&A; oil & gas; private power; real estate; shipping

Luky-Walalangi Luky Walalangi
Walalangi & Partners
Tel: +62 21 50808600
Email: Lwalalangi@wplaws.com
Key practice areas: M&A; banking; project finance; asset finance/real property; financial restructuring
Luky Walalangi is an expert and a leading lawyer in M&A, banking and finance and real estate, with more than 17 years of experience. Asialaw Profiles cites him as “one of the best corporate lawyers in Indonesia.” He is well respected and highly regarded among leading M&A and finance practitioners by top legal surveys and continues to be recognized by international law journals such as IFLR 1000, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Asia Business Law Journal and Asialaw.

Luky has been assisting various foreign companies in their complex investments and acquisitions (including assets and portfolio loan acquisitions), real property projects and corporate restructurings in Indonesia. He has also represented leading global banking and financial groups on major finance transactions, bond issuance, sophisticated fund-raising projects, as well as a number of major electricity projects in Indonesia.

Luky advises on major strategic acquisitions in Indonesia in various sectors, from traditional company acquisitions to complex assets and portfolio loan acquisitions and has been successfully assisting and advising clients in the following prestigious deals:

  • Representing PT Bank Sahabat Sampoerna and Koeprasi Sahabat Sampoerna in their proposed acquisition of aggregate 7 trillion Indonesian rupiah (US$550 million) loan portfolios of approximately 80,000 small scale – medium scale loan accounts from another licensed Indonesian bank, including advising and assisting the clients in the sophisticated financing and fundraising structures.
  • Representing Tokyo Tatemono Co Ltd & Tokyo Tatemono Asia Pte Ltd, one of the biggest Japanese real property companies, in their proposed US$300 million urban development projects in Indonesia, specifically on the development of certain prominent office and residential towers in the most prestigious area in south Jakarta, in which he assisted the clients from both legal and commercial perspectives, particularly in relation to their sophisticated multi-layer financing and funding structures and closely working with them in their joint venture, land acquisition, construction and licensing matters.
  • Representing Mitsui Co Ltd and Fujimori Kogyo in the 7 billion Japanese yen indirect acquisition of PT Champion Indonesia Tbk and its three operating manufacturing companies of packaging business, including in the subsequent Mandatory Tender Offer and merger notification to KPPU.

Andi-Walli Andi Walli
Andi & Law
Tel: +62 21 2753 4457
Email: andiw@andiwalli.id
Key practice areas: M&A; commercial & corporate; competition law and IP
Andi Walli is one of the founders and managing partners of Andi & Law, which is an independent law firm in Indonesia and China that draws on the extensive experience and professionalism of its lawyers who are leading professionals in their areas of expertise and have been assisting clients on Indonesian and Chinese law matters for many years.

Walli advises on M&A, commercial & corporate matters, competition law and IP. He has many years of experience advising clients on issues related to private equity and investments.

Walli’s professional membership includes: The Congress of Indonesian Advocate; Indonesian Receiver & Administrator Association; Indonesian Legal Auditor Association; International Bar Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; and the International Society for Development and Sustainability.

He has a PhD and Master’s degree from China University of Political Science and Law; a Master’s degree from Trisakti University; and a Bachelor’s degree from Diponegoro University. Walli speaks Bahasa, English and Chinese.

Linda-Widyati Linda Widyati
Linda Widyati & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate M&A, banking & finance; capital markets

Widyawan Widyawan
Widyawan & Partners

Key practice areas: Banking; capital markets; corporate M&A; projects; dispute resolution

Frans-Winarta Frans Winarta
Frans Winarta & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate/commercial; ADR and commercial arbitration; civil and criminal litigation; energy and natural resources; foreign and domestic investment

Richard-Yapsunto Richard Yapsunto
Armand Yapsunto Muharamsyah & Partners

Key practice areas: Corporate/cross border M&A; foreign investment; corporate restructuring; mining, oil and gas; multimedia and telecommunication

Ary-Zulfikar Ary Zulfikar
AZP Legal Consultants

Key practice areas: M&A; capital markets: debt & equity; banking; financial restructuring & insolvency; ADR

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