Makarim & Taira S
Tel: +62 21 5080 8300; +62 21 252 1272
|Key practice areas: Corporate and commercial law and litigation; foreign investment; restructuring companies; acquisitions; competition law; compliance issues; anti-bribery; anti-corruption; property; labour; franchise; dispute resolutions; and IPR-related issues|
Lia is a talented lawyer, litigator, a leading adviser to top businesses worldwide, and one of the country’s foremost legal practitioners, having been involved in some of the most high-profile matters over the years.
She is a partner in the corporate, commercial, litigation and dispute resolutions departments, providing expert advice and oversight in large, complex corporate negotiations. She brings over 18 years of experience in managing legal aspects of commercial, transactional and corporate governance matters.
Lia adheres to strict ethical principles when representing clients before Indonesian courts and arbitration panels. Her practice not only focuses on litigation, but also aims to provide advice to clients on how to minimize potential risks related to employment, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and litigation issues.
She is a sworn translator, author, instructor faculty member in TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation, and often speaks in seminars and training programmes on employment, litigation and corporate matters.
Walalangi & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5080 8600
|Key practice areas: Banking & finance; M&A; antitrust; capital market; oil & gas|
Miriam Andreta is an Indonesian qualified lawyer, expert and has extensive knowledge in mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, oil & gas and antitrust matters. She graduated from the University of Gadjah Mada and attended an undergraduate exchange program at the University of Tokyo.
Miriam was a partner in one of the biggest firms in Jakarta before joining W&P. She has 15 years of experience acting for both foreign and domestic lenders in high-profile syndication financing to Indonesian companies (including issuance of bonds and medium-term notes). She also represents reputable foreign investment companies in upstream and downstream oil and gas projects, multinational companies (including various Japanese companies) in their investment in Indonesia, as well as Indonesian state-owned companies on various legal matters. On antitrust matters, Miriam has been advising both local and foreign companies on various issues relating to their business, as well as assisting their merger notification process.
Miriam is listed as ALB’s Rising Star Indonesia 2019 by Asian Legal Business and regarded by Asia Business Law Journal for two consecutive years, in 2019 and 2020, as one of the A-List Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers. She was one of the top five finalists for Young Lawyer of the Year category in ALB Indonesia Law Award 2018, and nominated as Woman Lawyer of the Year category in 2018, at the ALB Indonesia Law Awards. She is also listed as “40 under 40, a list of outstanding legal professionals in Asia by ALB. Miriam was cited by Asialaw as an enormously helpful lawyer that provides the client with great and effective support.
Miriam has contributed in various prestigious International publications, including the most recent:
Ignatius Andy Law Offices
Tel: +62 21 515 0350; +62 21 527 9033
|Key practice areas: Antitrust/business competition; dispute resolutions (civil and commercial proceedings); international arbitration; debt restructuring; corporate/commercial|
Ignatius Andy graduated cum laude in 1992 from Parahyangan Catholic University and started his legal career at Makarim & Taira S, concentrating on commercial dispute resolutions and corporate commercial matters. He joined Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP), correspondent office of Baker McKenzie, in Jakarta in 1996, in the banking & finance practice group, and later he played a significant role in the establishment and leadership of HHP’s litigation practice group. He became a partner of HHP in 2001.
In July 2004, Ignatius established Ignatius Andy Law Offices (IALO) which has been recognized as a prominent boutique law firm in Indonesia for years. IALO focuses its practice on antitrust issues, dispute resolutions, as well as corporate and commercial matters. IALO’s dispute resolution and corporate commercial services include domestic/international and complex civil and commercial proceedings, bankruptcy, suspension of payment, business competition judicial proceedings, domestic and international arbitration, debt restructuring, and corporate and commercial transactions. Ignatius and IALO have received various reputable awards as leading lawyer and law firm of the year for dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration/alternative dispute resolution, corporate, finance/financial transaction, labour/employment and business competition.
IABF Law Group
Tel: +62 21 5790 5090 (ext. 103)
|Key practice areas: M&A, banking & finance, foreign investment; corporate & commercial law; labour, employment & immigration; energy and resources; corporate secretarial work|
Ivan obtained his master of laws degree at the University of Melbourne after completing his law degree at the University of Indonesia. Ivan’s professional experience extends across a number of major firms in Jakarta, a government agency (the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency/IBRA) and a foreign consulting company. He has particular expertise in advising on mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, foreign investment, corporate & commercial law, labour, employment & immigration, energy and resources, and corporate secretarial work. Ivan is a licensed capital markets lawyer, along with being a receiver and administrator for bankruptcy.
Ivan is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Indonesian Advocates Association (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia), Association for Capital Market Legal Consultants (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal), Indonesian Competition Lawyer Association, Indonesian Receiver and Administrator Association (Asosiasi Kurator & Pengurus Indonesia), and a registered consultant for commercial paper transaction at Money Market (Lembaga Pendukung Pasar Uang yang Melakukan Kegiatan terkait Surat Berharga Komersial di Pasar Uang).
Budidjaja International Lawyers
|Key practice areas: Commercial dispute resolution; bankruptcy & corporate restructuring; environment & natural resources; construction, real estate & hotels; shipping & aviation|
Guido Hidayanto & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5011 0199
|Key practice areas: Merger and acquisition; project financing; compliance and investigation; general corporate matters; and shipping|
Bonie Guido is one of the founding partners of Guido Hidayanto & Partners (GHP), which was established in March 2016.
With more than 14 years of legal professional service, Bonie Guido is a qualified corporate commercial lawyer focusing on both corporate and litigation practice areas. He had advised a wide range of domestic and international clients across various industry sectors and practices, including trading, downstream oil and gas, plantation, information technology, employment, disputes and litigation, compliance and investigation, general corporate matters, consumer products, and shipping.
Bonie’s familiarity with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, as well as Anti-Bribery Policy and Anti-Money Laundering Policy brings a broad-spectrum tool for regulatory compliance to clients.
Bonie’s clients appreciate his comprehensive legal knowledge, his understanding of the client’s needs as well as his timely and precise solutions.
Bonie is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) and is recognized as one of Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.
|M Iqbal Hadromi
Hadromi & Partners
Tel: +62 21 520 7040
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
|Key practice areas: Litigation and arbitration; shipping and admiralty; banking and finance; mining and natural resources; oil and gas|
M Iqbal Hadromi is the founder of Hadromi & Partners Law Firm, which was established in 1999 after the Southeast Asian financial crisis. He now has well over two decades of experience in the legal practice and has received many accolades from various international and local organizations for his expertise and achievements in legal practice. He is an advocate licensed to practise law in Indonesia, and a member of the Indonesian Advocate Association as well as the International Bar Association.
Over the years he has assisted and represented various multinational and local companies on various legal cases. His expertise and advice have been sought by international non-commercial organizations on issues of Indonesian law as well as its development. He has contributed his legal knowledge and expertise by writing various articles and speaking at various seminars on Indonesian law.
M Iqbal Hadromi currently still acts as the managing partner of Hadromi and Partners Law Firm, which consists of highly competent management, lawyers, consultants and supporting staff, and continues to meet the needs of clients while maintaining the firm’s core values of professionalism and integrity. Due to his vision and leadership, the firm has now grown into a reputable law firm in Indonesia, recognized locally and internationally. Aside from managing the firm, he continues to guide and represent clients through Indonesia’s complex and dynamic regulatory system, and provides sound and solution-oriented legal advice. He frequently works with other reputable international law firms on multi and cross-borders transactions.
Andreas, Sheila & Partners
Tel: +62 816 728 001
|Key practice areas: M&A, capital market; energy & natural resources; construction; project financing; restructuring & insolvency; dispute resolutions|
Andreas Hartono has been in legal practice since 2000, and has assisted multinational corporations, publicly listed companies and privately owned companies in Indonesia and the region, with Indonesian operations in fast moving consumer goods, tyre manufacturing and distribution, energy and natural resources, shipping, cable manufacturing, chemical trading, asset management, construction, retail business, music recording and publishing, and multimedia (including digital) industry. He has advised these clients in their corporate actions as well as in day-to-day operations. He has also successfully represented clients in various court cases (civil, criminal, bankruptcy and PKPU cases).
In the past five years, Andreas has successfully brought numerous Indonesian companies (from property development, transportation, IT hardware rental and distribution services, hotel, tobacco shack manufacturing, logistics, to cosmetics and the medical cotton manufacturing sector) to undertake public offerings and list their shares on the Indonesian stock exchanges, as well as to undertake reverse takeovers of Indonesian listed companies. Andreas has also been very active in the sectors of foreign investment, cross-border M&A, project financing, employment, dispute resolution as well as bankruptcy and temporary suspension of debt payment obligation.
Andreas is a member of the Indonesia Advocates Association (Peradi), the Indonesian Advocate Association (AAI), the Capital Market Lawyers Association (HKHPM), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Indonesian Receiver and Administrator Association (AKPI), and the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb).
He graduated from the Law Faculty of Tarumanagara University in 1997, and from the Master of Laws Program in the International Banking Law at the Boston University School of Law in 1999. In 2001, he took Integrated Tax (Brevet) A & B Course held by the Artha Bakti Financial Training Institute, Ministry of Finance. In 2012, he attended a diploma in the International Commercial Arbitration at St Anne’s College, Oxford University, held by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London). In 2015, he attended a receiver and administrator course, and obtained a qualification as a receiver and administrator from the Indonesian Receiver and Administrator Association (AKPI).
Guido Hidayanto & Partners
Tel: +62 21 2965 1258
|Key practice areas: Cross-border M&A; inbound investment; structured finance; oil and gas; fintech and emerging business|
Bintang Hidayanto is one of the founding partners of Guido Hidayanto & Partners (GHP), which was established in March 2016. In a relatively short time, GHP is now recognized as one of the key emerging law firms in Indonesia.
Bintang is a qualified corporate commercial lawyer, focusing mainly on corporate commercial law, with heavy exposure to inbound investment, investment structuring, venture funding, financial technology, emerging markets, and asset acquisition deals. Bintang’s practice areas include providing legal advice on business operations, legal compliance, and corporate matters. He is experienced in advising and guiding both foreign and local clients in Indonesia. With more than 10 years of practice, Bintang has handled numerous high-profile cases from various areas of business.
Bintang is known as a highly prepared lawyer who has provided valuable support to businesses in Indonesia by understanding what a company needs and responding to those needs in a practical and timely manner. He is consistently providing valuable, precise and dynamic solution for his clients.
His clients appreciate his business knowledge, solutions and speed in giving them a first response on the matter that they need to handle for maintaining the business. He is also well regarded for his vast experience to deliver well-considered advice and ensuring the deals he makes always involve noticeable levels of risk management.
Bintang is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) and is a licensed advocate. Bintang is also recognized as one of Indonesia’s leading energy lawyers globally by Who’s Who Legal. Bintang is a graduate of Universitas Indonesia.
|Rahayu Ningsih Hoed
Makarim & Taira S
Tel: +62 21 5080 8300; +62 21 252 1272
|Key practice areas: Project finance; litigation and dispute resolution; employment; property; energy and natural resources|
An award-winning lawyer, Rahayu Ningsih Hoed has successfully negotiated land acquisitions for a number of foreign embassies, power plant developers, resort owners, oil and gas companies, manufacturers, as well as for the mining industry.
She has handled complex mass terminations of employment involving 200 to 400 employees each time, related to the closure of the business or its restructuring, in which she was often the client’s spokesperson in dealing with the employees and labour unions. She has also participated in direct negotiations with state-owned enterprises for securing concessions in infrastructure projects, especially related to ports and electric power.
She has been recognized as one of Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers, and has been consistently named as a leading and highly recommended lawyer by notable legal publications and surveys such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, and Asialaw Profiles, to name a few.
Yayuk, as her friends and clients call her, is an avid speaker and likes to teach and give legal and translation training to lawyers and students in a number of universities. She is also an excellent cook, and has won a few cooking competitions, having gained a university diploma in the advanced study of taste, gastronomy and art of the table (HEG) from the University of Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, in co-operation with Cordon Bleu Paris.
|Aurora Nia Holm
Kyora Law Firm
(formerly known as ANC Attorneys at Law)
Tel: +62 813 8595 1229
|Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate; internet & tech; merger & acquisition; and real estate|
Surfing and freediving in open seas always bring a sense of freedom to Aurora. This enchantment to freedom is also incorporated in her professional work, which she manifests through the establishment of her own Kyora Law Firm.
Aurora is the managing partner and co-founder of Kyora Law Firm – formerly ANC Attorneys at Law – a boutique law firm. With more than a decade of practising law, she possesses specific expertise in corporate law. In past years, Aurora has experienced working on a range of legal services including handling mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, capital markets and foreign investment cases. She also handled a number of cross-border transactions in Southeast Asia.
Aurora’s most prominent experiences include her engagement with Indonesia’s Trade and Communication and Information ministries in developing the country’s electronic commerce (e-commerce) legal framework and roadmap, as well as the review of Indonesia’s data protection legal framework. She has also worked with the Indonesian Investment Co-ordinating Board (BKPM) and the Financial Services Authority (OJK).
Aurora’s extensive legal work does not only engage her with government entities. She has also built impressive milestones in providing counsel to a range of domestic and foreign private companies from various industries in managing their businesses. In 2013, she provided her legal expertise around Indonesia’s biggest foreign direct investment involving top Chinese and Indonesian state-owned companies. Her experiences have also brought her to a number of high-profile transactions with companies from Germany, France, Australia and other European countries.
As part of her legal services expansions, in 2020, Aurora’s Kyora Law Firm hired as partner a respected commercial disputes lawyer from a well-known international law firm.
Aurora was among 2018’s A List of Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers, making her one of the youngest lawyers recognized in this prestigious list. This year, she made it to the same list for the second time.
|Cornel B Juniarto
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5081 8000
|Key practice areas: Corporate and commercial (including corporate restructuring and M&A); capital markets; employment; bankruptcy, insolvency and debt restructuring; dispute resolution|
Cornel has been practising law for 24 years and currently leads a team of partners, counsel and associates in the practice groups of corporate and commercial (including company formation and licensing, corporate restructuring, mergers & acquisitions), capital market, banking & finance, employment, bankruptcy, insolvency and debt restructuring, legal management consulting, and dispute resolution.
Cornel regularly advises clients on corporate and commercial regulatory issues, and has extensive experience in various capital markets transactions including IPOs, rights Issues, bond issues, and acquisitions of public companies. He has worked on numerous corporate and commercial transactions serving both domestic and international clients. Cornel has also advised various companies on corporate restructuring and debt restructuring, either through court-sanctioned restructuring or out-of-court proceedings. His ability to provide comprehensive, holistic and integrated advice on a broad range of foreign investment structures has brought him to serve as head of the permanent committee on licensing and investment regulation in the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN), where he plays an active role in promoting foreign investment in Indonesia. He is also active in the Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants as head of professional institution and authorities affairs, and currently a member of the judging panel in the Indonesia Property Awards (part of the Asia Property Awards).
Cornel is an active member of various associations, namely the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI), Indonesian Receiver and Administrator (AKPI), International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), International Bar Association, and he also serves as member of the executive committee of Alumni Association of National Resilience Institute of Republic of Indonesia (LEMHANNAS RI), Class of 53 (2015).
Guido Hidayanto & Partners
Tel: +62 811 975 306
|Key practice areas: Banking & finance; debt restructurings; bank acquisitions; merger and acquisitions; capital markets|
Kadri is a senior partner of Guido Hidayanto & Partners law firm, with 30 years of lawyering experience. He is well respected and one of the highest achieving lawyers in Jakarta. He is a registered capital markets specialist and well-known expert on banking & finance-related transactions. He is very experienced in handling merger and acquisition transactions (both cross-border and domestic) in various business sectors, particularly in publicly listed company-related transactions. Kadri is a member of the advisory board of Indonesian Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (Anggota Dewan Penasehat Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal).
Kadri has been involved in several landmark banking deals, most notably in the merger of several local banks into Bank Mandiri, Bank Danamon, and Bank Permata, as well as the merger of three Japanese banks into Bank Mizuho Indonesia. He regularly advises foreign investors on the acquisition of local banks in Indonesia, offshore and local banks in their corporate financing transactions (including syndication) and debt restructuring, as well as representing local borrowers. Kadri has been involved in merger and acquisition projects related to BUMN, which makes him familiar with regulations and rules in connection to BUMN’s decision making.
Recently, he was awarded the managing partner of the year 2019 by Asian Legal Business, Indonesia Law Awards 2019. In the same year, he was considered as one of Indonesia’s top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal. Kadri has a strong relationship with key leaders in government bodies, such as The Ministry of Finance, Financial Services Authority (OJK) and Bank Indonesia. He is a well-known figure in anti-corruption activism, and one of the high achieving alumni figures of the University of Indonesia.
Kadri graduated from the University of Indonesia (Sarjana Hukum degree) and attended the School of Business at Cleveland State University, Ohio.
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Tel: +62 819 1010 3949
|Key practice areas: Project financing; capital market (including offshore and local offerings, asset-backed securities, and corporate actions involving public companies); M&A; investment; employment|
Freddy Karyadi has over two decades of practising law in Indonesia, and has been heavily involved in numerous complex cross-border deals including lending fintech, tax, restructuring, distressed assets, M&A, investment, employment and dispute settlement/bankruptcy.
Freddy was one of the pioneers who focused on the digital industry, and has handled many transactions involving technology and fintech/health-tech/edu-tech/media/TMT companies, from early stage fund raising, integration, exit and public offering preparation to regulatory compliance. Freddy has represented independent power producers, giant ECAs and commercial banks for various electricity sector financing. Freddy’s clients vary from multinationals to start-ups, spanning a wide range of industries including natural resources, energy, financial institutions (including multifinance, P2P, insurance, brokerage, and banks) private equity-venture capital, and property. With a strong knowledge of legal, commercial, tax and accounting issues that these industries encounter, Freddy can quickly identify the key issues and offer practical business-oriented legal solutions.
On litigation matters, Freddy handled various suspensions of payment and bankruptcy proceedings of various industries including the aviation, shipping and mining sectors, and also assisted clients in tax disputes.
Freddy has been consistently rated as a leading lawyer by several international publications including Asialaw, Legal 500, Asia Business Law Journal and IFLR1000 for the past half decade.
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 to IFLR, International Tax Review, Thomson Reuters, International Comparative Legal Guide and Getting the Deal Through. Freddy 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.
|Justisiari P Kusumah
Tel: +62 21 2902 3331
|Key practice areas: IP; litigation & enforcement; arbitration; commercial IP; TMT|
Justi has a long and distinguished career in IP law and is recognized as one of Indonesia’s leading figures in the area. He is recognized by WTR 1000 as The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals and highly recommended lawyer in IP by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific for more than three consecutive years. Justi is also recognized as one of the Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal.
In addition to being the managing partner, Justi’s main role in the firm is to lead and oversee the litigation & enforcement and arbitration practices as well as the commercial IP and corporate & technology practice groups.
Justi has been actively involved in promoting IP protection/awareness in Indonesia. He currently serves as chairman of the MIAP (Indonesia Anti-Counterfeiting Society). Justi is also a regular instructor for various training programmes organized by and for the Indonesian Police Force, and a visiting lecturer at Pelita Harapan University. Justi is currently also part of various taskforces within the Directorate General PPI of the Ministry of Communication and Informatics. At international level, Justi currently serves as member of INTA’s Asia Global Advisory Council for 2020-2021.
Justi holds a bachelor and master of law degrees from Padjadjaran University, and doctorate degree from Pelita Harapan University. He also a licensed advocate and a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi).
Tel: +62 21 5010 1396
|Key practice areas: Corporate and M&A; project and infrastructure; commercial litigation|
Rio Lassatrio is a founder and partner of LHBM Counsel. He is a qualified lawyer with more than a decade of practice experience. He specializes in corporate and M&A, project and infrastructure, and commercial litigation.
He has extensive experience in representing and advising national and multinational companies in Indonesia. He has advised and acted as an Indonesian counsel in numerous projects, such as syndicated financing of a geothermal project worth a maximum aggerate amount of U$1.12 billion, the construction of 150kV/20kV transmission lines and substations facility at Kota Bukit Indah Industrial Estate, Karawang with consideration amount of more than US$22 million, the construction of new steel bar and steel section mill of the joint venture company of a state-owned company and japan-based company, and a proposed acquisition of shares of an Indonesian financial services company by a listed financial services company based in Japan.
With his qualifications, Rio was named as Indonesia’s Rising Star for 2019 by the Asian Legal Business and was chosen by his clients as Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2012 based on Asialaw Profiles Survey 2012. He is also endorsed by the Global Law Experts as a recommended lawyer in the practice area of M&A.
In addition, Rio is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and an exclusive member of IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms, for M&A area in Indonesia.
Rio graduated from the Faculty of Law of Universitas Katolik Parahyangan in Bandung, and received his Master of Law degree from the University of Queensland in Australia.
|Vincent Ariesta Lie
Makarim & Taira S
Tel: +62 21 5080 8300; +62 21 252 1272
|Key practice areas: Project financing; power project; M&A; general mining; corporate/commercial dispute resolution|
Vincent Ariesta Lie has extensive experience in representing prominent companies from various industries in legal due diligence, RTO transactions, acquisitions and financing major power plant projects. He also has experience in dealing with the resolution of disputes, bankruptcy proceedings and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.
He combines his broad legal experience with a keen sense for clients’ business context. He is able to counsel clients with a view to 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 natural resources and energy (mining, oil and gas, power plants).
Vincent has been invited as a speaker in various seminars and conferences on power, mining, energy resources, M&As and bankruptcies arranged by private entities, state-owned companies, universities and associations. He has also authored various international and local publications on investment, mining and energy resources.
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners
|Key practice areas: Brand/trademark portfolio management, enforcement & litigation; digital media, data, copyrights & domain name; IP commercial transaction, licensing & franchising; technology patent and industrial design protection & disputes; trade secrets and plant
|Putu Raditya Nugraha
UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions
Tel: +62 21 5082 0999
|Key practice areas: Banking & finance; technology; M&A; fintech; project finance|
Putu Raditya Nugraha is the fintech, technology and financial services expert in UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions, having represented unicorns, major technology companies and multinational financial institutions in some of the largest cross-border transactions in Indonesia, covering M&A of fintech, digital industry and financial institutions.
His academic training and experience in international tax structuring and expertise in Indonesian contract law allows him to provide a cross-disciplinary perspective in dealing with complex M&A transactions. Additionally, being a seasoned practitioner in heavily regulated industries, Putu fully understands that transactions cannot be separated from their regulatory compliance aspects. Integrating creative solutions with sensitivity to regulatory curbs is one of his best skills.
He is the only lawyer recognized as a distinguished practitioner for corporate and M&A, technology and telecommunications in Indonesia in Asialaw 2020.
|Pramudya A Oktavinanda
UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions
Tel: +62 21 5082 0900; +62 811165906
|Key practice areas: M&A; capital market & securities; TMT; corporate and debt restructuring; power, energy & infrastructure|
Pramudya Oktavinanda (Pram) is the managing partner of UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions, and the go-to lawyer for any challenging and peculiar transactions that require a systematic combination of immense legal skills, business acumen, pragmatic attitude and imaginative thinking.
During his 15-year career, Pram has represented major government, local and international 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, mergers & acquisitions of public and private corporations, joint ventures, corporate, debt & pre-IPO restructuring, financial engineering, Islamic financing, and EPC & O&M contract drafting and negotiation. His experience includes more than 220 deals with a combined value of at least US$22 billion.
In addition to being academically trained in the art of law and economics, and Islamic law, as a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Chicago Law School, Pram is well versed in various intricate industries such as telecommunications, broadcasting, digital technology, data and analytics services, power, energy, infrastructure, and state-owned enterprises.
Pram is one of the youngest lawyers to be consecutively recognized in the Asia Business Law Journal 2018 and 2019 top 100 Indonesian Lawyers (this is the third time he is acknowledged in ABLJ since its inauguration in 2018); and is nominated as the youngest ever “Deal Maker of the Year” by Asian Legal Business in its 2018 and 2019 Indonesian Law Firms Award; and is recognized as a “Highly Regarded – Leading Lawyer” for M&A and Capital Market Transactions in IFLR 2019 and IFLR 2020; and “Distinguished Practitioner” for M&A and Capital Market in Asialaw 2020.
|Kirana Diah Sastrawijaya
UMBRA Strategic Legal Solutions
Tel: +62 819 3246 4089
|Key practice areas: Power; renewable; project finance; infrastructure; construction; energy|
Kirana has 15 years of practical experience in the fields of power, energy, construction, infrastructure, oil & gas, project financing, public-private partnership schemes, mergers & acquisition in the energy and natural resources sectors, and she has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all types of project documents in those sectors.
She has represented major international and local clients (including PLN and its major subsidiaries, PJB and Indonesia Power) in various high-profile power and infrastructure deals with a combined capacity of more than 5,000MW.
As a testament to her expertise, she was recommended as an energy and project lawyer in the Global Chambers 2020 and the Asia-Pacific Chambers 2020, listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer by Asia Business Law Journal in 2019, and nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year by Asian Legal Business in 2018 and 2019.
Christian Teo & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5020 2789
|Key practice areas: Telecommunications, media and technology; hotel, property and real estate; hospitality and entertainment industry; franchising; trade & retail industry|
Christian Teo is the founder and currently managing partner of Christian Teo & Partners, an Indonesian leading corporate and commercial law firm.
His corporate and commercial practice areas cover telecommunications, media and technology start-ups; hotel, property and real estate; hospitality and entertainment industry; corporate/commercial and franchising; trade & retail industry. He advises clients on the Indonesian legal aspects of foreign and domestic investment, information technology, telecommunications projects, real estate and hotel transactions; franchising; structuring and drafting joint venture, corporate and transaction documentation; and corporate restructuring.
While Christian’s telecommunications, media and technology practice involves regulatory works, projects, restructuring and technology start-ups, his hotel, property and hospitality practice ranges from representing owners and operators in management and operational contracts, and negotiating commercial and office property leases on behalf of landlords and lessees.
His F&B and lifestyle practice covers franchising and lifestyle outlets, and his retail and trade practice deals with both offline trading and e-commerce setups, including its payment systems and financial technologies. He is also advising clients on employment law, focusing on white-collar employment issues such as executive hiring and employment disputes.
He speaks Bahasa Indonesia, is fluent in English, and speaks conversational Hakka dialect and Mandarin.
Christian graduated from the University of Indonesia, Faculty of Law, SH (1990) and later did his post-graduate at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Law, LLM (1997).
He started his legal career in 1989 with an internship at the litigation firm Frans Hendra Winarta & Partners, and later joined Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners as an associate, in 1990, senior associate from 1994, and then partner in 1997. During his time with that firm, he was the head of the information technology/telecommunications practice, the chair the company law project, a professional development unit in relation to corporation law issues, and leader of the franchising and property/hotel, resort and tourism practice. His management responsibilities included the development and maintenance of the firm’s website and overseeing the social activities of the firm’s members.
He then spread his wings by founding Christian Teo & Associates, now Christian Teo & Partners, and from then on has continued to make his mark in the legal industry.
|Luky I Walalangi
Walalangi & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5080 8600
|Key practice areas: M&A; banking & finance; real property; TMT; foreign direct investment|
Luky I Walalangi is an Indonesian qualified lawyer and a founder of Walalangi & Partners. He is an expert and a leading lawyer in M&A, banking and finance, and real estate transactions, with two decades of experience.
Chambers Global 2020 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 regard Luky I Walalangi as a highly recommended lawyer in corporate/M&A, which echoes similar recognition from Chambers Global 2019 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, where he was regarded as a recognized practitioner in corporate/M&A. He is also recognized by IFLR1000 2020 and 2019 as a leading lawyer, awarded by Asialaw leading lawyers 2020 as distinguished practitioner in banking & finance, corporate and M&A, and by Asialaw Profiles Research 2019 as one of the five best lawyers in Indonesia.
Luky I Walalangi has also been listed as one of the A-List Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal for three consecutive years, in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and a finalist of Managing Partner of the Year in Asian Legal Business – Indonesia Law Awards 2019.
Luky I Walalangi has an outstanding track record for advising on major strategic acquisitions in Indonesia across a variety of sectors, from traditional M&A deals to complex asset and portfolio loan acquisitions. He has successfully guided and represented both foreign and domestic clients in their complex investments and acquisitions, real property projects and corporate restructurings. He has also represented leading global banking and financial groups on major finance transactions in Indonesia.
Legal500, Asialaw and IFLR1000 cite opinions from various multinational clients on Luky I Walalangi in their publications as follows:
AZP Legal Consultants
Tel: +62 21 8068 2750
|Key practice areas: Capital market (debt & equity); banking & finance; infrastructure & energy; restructuring, insolvency & asset resolution; litigation & dispute resolution|
Ary Zulfikar is the founder partner of Ary Zulfikar & Partners, which is also known as AZP Legal Consultants. He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of law and has handled both domestic and international transactions with diverse expertise in the corporate and litigation practices. He started his career at Kartini Muljadi & Rekan, where he handled many capital markets transactions and corporate actions. His experience in the capital market industry expanded as he joined Kliring Depositori Efek Indonesia, and then Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (self-regulatory organizations in Indonesian capital markets) as legal and compliance department head.
During the Indonesian financial crisis, in 1997-1998, he later joined the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency, where he handled numerous corporate restructuring transactions and settlement of shareholders’ obligations under the bank restructuring programme. He was also involved in the establishment of the Indonesia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Lembaga Penjamin Simpanan/LPS) as a team member appointed by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia from 2002-2004.
In 2004, he founded and became the managing partner of AZP Legal Consultants, specializing in capital markets, banking and finance, infrastructure and energy, restructuring, insolvency and asset resolution, as well as litigation and dispute resolution practice areas. In February 2020, he stepped off as the managing partner of AZP Legal Consultants, and is currently serving as the executive director of the legal division of LPS, focusing on the deposit insurance and resolution programme for Indonesian banks. In his busy schedule, he still manages to lecture at the Faculty of Law in Universitas Trisakti and Universitas Pancasila.
Ary Zulfikar graduated from Universitas Padjajaran with a Bachelor’s degree in law in 1994. He continued to pursue his study and obtained his Master’s degree in law from Universitas Gadjah Mada in 2015. He then obtained his doctorate degree (cum laude) from Universitas Padjajaran with his dissertation title: Foreign Direct Investment Restriction Policy as a Control of Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Accordance with Sustainable Development Principles, in 2019.