Makarim & Taira S




Full-service firm Makarim & Taira S has a solid reputation across banking and finance, competition/antitrust, construction, corporate and M&A and labour and employment. The firm prides itself on its reputable lawyers, who are fully committed to handing legal requests capably and reliably. Maria Sagrado and Frederick Simanjuntak are key partners.

Client feedback

“Their correspondences are clear and they are able to provide solutions by the stipulated deadline.” – Corporate and M&A

Experienced, swift and professional.” – Dispute resolution

Lia Alizia

“Lia manages her team effectively and is reliable.”

Vincent Lie

“He can always understand the client’s perspective and provides comprehensive legal analysis.”

Labour and employment

Work highlights

Acted for McKinsey Indonesia in restructuring its company to be in line with its global practices.

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights

Advised Prasmanindo Boga Utama as an unsecured creditor on the delay of payment and bankruptcy proceedings of Dwinad Nusa Sejahtera.

Key clients

Home Box Office, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights

Represented Apis General Partner in a $32 million investment in an Indonesian payment service company.

Key clients

Arthur J Gallagher & Co, Ferro Corporation, Kreasi Teknologi Makmur, Platinum Equity

Banking and finance

Work highlights

Assisted Freeport Indonesia in a $1 billion loan facility.

Key clients

Apis Partners, Bank UOB Indonesia, JCB International Indonesia, Kay Hian Credit


Work highlights

Assisted Cirebon Energi Prasarana in the development of a 1,000MW coal-fired power plant.

Real estate

Work highlights

Advised Freeport Indonesia on a land acquisition matter for a smelter project in East Java.

Key clients

MVCI Asia Pacific, Tenaga Listrik Bengkulu