Established in 1998 by our managing partner DR. HOTMAN PARIS HUTAPEA, S.H., M.HUM, who made it to the New York Times titled "AN ADVOCATE FOR INDONESIA’S DEBTORS" ( NEW YORK TIMES JULY 1999) as the nation's LEADING bankruptcy and litigation lawyer in Indonesia. He was the FIRST lawyer who registered the first cases (case no.1, no.2, and no.3) when the bankruptcy court and bankruptcy law was firstly introduced in Indonesia.
He achieved Cum Laude for his doctorate thesis on International Bonds. He is famously known in Indonesia and Asia to be handling the country's biggest financial cases, namely:
- the APP BONDS SINARMAS case - Borneo Lumbung Energi (BORN) standard chartered case - Lippo Group's Wal-Mart dispute - Tri polytan (Chandra Asri Petrochemical) bonds case - Mayora Bankers trust International case - PT Jakarta International Hotel Development Bankers Trust case - Mobile 8 Telephone MNC Group case - Gulaku case - Grab Indonesia anti-monopoly case - Ali Budiharjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro (ABNR) Law firm case (defending the law firm) to name a few
He is also known for winning one of the biggest mining case in Indonesia, during the administrative court dispute famously known as the Churchill mining saga. He also frequently argues cases in domestic and international arbitration especially SIAC.
He is also a familiar face in the criminal court of Indonesia, especially when defending the Jakarta International School's teachers accused of molestation.
Although he has been famous for representing Debtors in the history book, the firm has been representing numerous Indonesian banks, both internationally private and state owned, inside and outside the court.
The firm's hands on approach in managing its cases shows in the size of the firm, as the managing partner chooses to run a small firm with no client left behind. In the legal world of Indonesia Dr. Hotman is famous for being a very detailed and hands-on lawyer when working on a case.
Dr. Hotman also currently running a pro-bono free consultation that he himself give free legal advice during weekends for the poor citizen of Indonesia that is famously known in the country as wrung kopi Johnny.
Bagus Enrico & Partners (BE Partners) is one of Indonesia’s leading corporate and commercial law firms. The firm was founded by professionals who are recognised for their experience in handling numerous notable transactions in Indonesia. BE Partners continues to grow while maintaining its commitment to its reputation as a boutique practice focusing on client service. It provides its domestic and international clients with high-quality advice which is both commercially focused and personally delivered.
BE Partners’ size and relatively flat structure ensures that its partners can be in regular contact with clients. A commitment to providing clients with high-quality advice and services characterises BE Partners’ practice, and is in large part responsible for the firm’s positive reputation in the market.
BE Partners has earned recognition from the major legal market directories. Some of the most respected international publications recognise individuals in BE Partners’ team as leading professionals in various practices in Indonesia.
Sector expertise The firm is noted for its expertise in diverse aspects of Indonesian law, especially in relation to: corporate/commercial law, banking, finance and insurance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, energy & resources, plantations, property and real estate, pharmaceutical, IT and telecommunications, employment, restructuring & insolvency as well as infrastructure. The firm approaches each assignment with dedication and a commitment to excellence, which ensures that each and every client of the firm will be provided with exemplary services.
Network BE Partners is a member of Naqiz International, which is anchored by the well-regarded Malaysian boutique law firm Naqiz & Partners. Naqiz International is one of the leading groupings of law firms focused on providing leading-edge boutique legal services in this region.
BE Partners is also a member of ALFA International, the global legal network. With 145 member firms across the globe (80 of which are in the US), ALFA International is the premier global network of independent law firms whose success is driven by broad, deep, local relationships all over the world. The ALFA International model enables BE Partners to use its local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms within the US and around the world, as needed. More information is available at www.alfainternational.com.
Awards Since its establishment, BE Partners has been recognised by the international and highly respected UK-based Legal 500, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Who’s Who Legal, Asialaw, Acquisition International, Global Law Expert and World Finance, for its practices in corporate M&A, restructuring & insolvency, employment, telecom & media, commercial, and banking & finance.
M&T has been operating as an independent law firm in Indonesia for 40 years and has become the favoured, trusted Indonesian counsel for providing practical solutions and advice on every aspect of doing business in Indonesia.
Established in 2002, Melli Darsa & Co. has built a strong reputation as advocates and legal consultants, providing value-added advice on the complexities and challenges of the Indonesian legal environment to both inbound investors and Indonesian corporates.
Setting the bar in multidisciplinary business advisory service in Indonesia, Melli Darsa & Co., through the PwC network, brings together the best of our specialists in Legal services and other disciplines such as tax, consulting, assurance and deals to work alongside you as trusted business advisers.
Established since 1986 as an IP Boutique Firm located in Indonesia, we are experienced in providing services in to local and foreign clients around the world. We have been working with various widely renowned clients in Automotive, Technology, Oil Industry, Accommodation, F&B, Sports, Communication and Electronics spread throughout the world. Our team are swift, proactive and responsible to each and every client we serve.
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) is one of Indonesia’s most trusted business law firms. Established in 2001, we provide a full suite of contentious and non-contentious services to a broad range of clientele that includes some of Indonesia's and the world’s leading enterprises, as well as government entities and private individuals, through our offices in Jakarta and Batam.
Our success comes from our ability to combine the extensive legal expertise and wealth of industry and local knowledge held by our lawyers into timely, effective legal advice and representation. Since opening our doors, we have grown our practice steadily and organically to ensure we provide individualized value-added solutions aimed at addressing specific client needs without compromising on quality. To this end, we invest considerable time and energy familiarizing ourselves with our clients’ commercial needs and objectives within their particular business environment and fostering strong professional relationships with management teams. Combined with consistent project teams and continuous partner involvement in every matter, we attribute this commitment to our clients as the key to the success and growth of the firm.
Main Areas of Practice and Sector Expertise As a full-service law firm, we have a long-standing reputation for both our transactional and dispute resolution practices, making us one of few independent law firms in Indonesia that are equally well regarded for its contentious and non-contentious work. We are particularly well known for our corporate/M&A, investment, banking and finance, litigation, competition, and bankruptcy and restructuring practices, and have significant sectoral expertise in the energy and natural resources, oil and gas, TMT, and insurance industries.
Recognition and Awards AKHH is regularly recognized as one of the premier business law firms in Indonesia. Our partners are also widely acknowledged as leading practitioners in their respective fields.
Some of our most recent rankings and awards include:
Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2020: Andy Kelana – Distinguished Practitioner, Corporate and M&A; Stefanus Haryanto – Distinguished Practitioner, Dispute Resolution
Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2020: Ranked for Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution; Andy Kelana ranked for Corporate/M&A; Stefanus Haryanto ranked “Band 1” for Dispute Resolution and ranked for Competition/Antitrust
Chambers & Partners Global 2020: Ranked for Corporate/M&A; Andy Kelana ranked for Corporate/M&A
Asian Legal Business (ALB) Indonesia Law Awards 2019: Boutique Transactional Law Firm of the Year
Who’s Who Legal: Andy Kelana – Recommended, Project Finance (2020); Stefanus Haryanto – Recommended, Litigation (2019)