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Rahayu Ningsih Hoed, Makarim & Taira S

Rahayu Ningsih Hoed

Makarim & Taira S

Tel: +62 21 5080 8300; +62 21 252 1272
Email: Rahayu.Hoed@makarim.com

Indonesia's top 100 lawyers 2021, A-list

Key practice areas

Project finance, litigation & dispute resolution, employment, property, energy & natural resources


Rahayu Ningsih Hoed has been with Makarim & Taira S for more than 30 years rendering her the most senior partner at the firm. She has extensive experience in almost every aspect of legal practice due to her background as journalist and paralegal and is a widely recognised authority on corporate and M&A transactions, arbitration, employment, and project financing. Praise for Yayuk’s advice from clients include: “incredible, extremely well-considered advice”, “ensuring that deals always involve remarkable levels of risk management.”

Rahayu has represented many major multinational companies such as Sumitomo Corporation, Halliburton, Marubeni Corporation, Shell, GAP Inc, Kellog Brown & Root and more. Her achievements include project financing for the 1,320MW large capacity Tanjung Jati B power plant and its expansions, major land acquisitions for infrastructure and mining projects, and highly sensitive mass terminations of employees.

Her expertise is recognised in major international legal directories such as Chambers and Partners Global as Highly Ranked and Recommended Lawyer for Projects & Energy, Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific as Highly Ranked and Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolutions and Real Estate. She is also recognised as Elite Practitioner in Project Development, Project Finance, and M&A by IFLR1000 and Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation. Asialaw has also ranked her Elite Practitioner in Corporate and M&A. She has also been ranked as Leading Individual in Corporate M&A, Projects & Energy, Employment and Real Estate and honoured the highest award, a Hall of Fame for Projects & Energy by the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific.


Chambers & Partners Global
• Highly ranked for Projects and Energy (2017 – 2021)

Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific
• Highly ranked for Projects & Energy (2017 – 2021)
• Highly ranked for Real Estate (2017 – 2021)

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
• Hall of Fame in Projects & Energy (2020 – 2021)
• Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A, Projects & Energy, Employment, and Real Estate (2014 – 2021)

• Highly Regarded Lawyer in M&A, Project Development, and Project Finance (2017 – 2021)

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific
• Top 100 Women in Litigation and Litigation Star (2020)
• Recognised as Litigation Star (2019 – 2020)

• Elite Practitioner in Corporate and M&A (2017 – 2021)
• Market-Leading Lawyer in Corporate/ M&A and Dispute Resolution and Litigation (2017)

Asia Business Law Journal
• The A-list – Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers (2018-2021)

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