Indonesia



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Banking and finance
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Work highlights

Advised a total of 12 foreign banks, including HSBC, Barclays Bank and DBS Bank and BNP Paribas, on the purchase of $350 million notes issued by Tower Bersama Infrastructure.

Key clients

Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi, Jawa Satu Regas

Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Work highlights

Advised a consortium of domestic and international banks, including Bank of China (Hong Kong), DBS Bank, MUFG Bank and Bank Negara Indonesia, on a $1.8 billion loan facility granted to Pertamina EP Cepu for the development of a gas project.

Key clients

International Finance Corporation, OCBC Bank (Malaysia), Société de Promotion et de Participation Pour La Coopération Economique

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Acting as Indonesian counsel to Masdar, an Abu Dhabi government-backed renewable energy company, in relation to its floating solar power plant project in West Java, which is the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

Key clients

Asian Development Bank, International Finance Corporation, Penjamin Infrastruktur Indonesia

Bagus Enrico & Partners
Work highlights

Assisting Walt Disney in reviewing and advising its commercial card agreement with Citibank.

Key clients

Verena Multi Finance

BUDIARTO Law Partnership
Work highlights

Advised a local mining company in securing a loan facility.

Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised syndicated lenders led by Wells Fargo Bank on a loan facility granted to Cabot Corporation.

Key clients

Bank CIMB Niaga, Export-Import Bank of Malaysia

Imran Muntaz & Co
Work highlights

Advised Ascend Global Investment Fund on a loan facility.

Melli Darsa & Co

Banking and finance

Work highlights

Acting as Indonesian counsel to the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Export-Import Bank of China in the financing of a coal-fired steam power plant project in Bengkulu.

Key clients

China Minsheng Banking, Sime Darby Oils Pulau Laut Refinery

Roosdiono & Partners
Work highlights

Advised a lender on the issuance of $90 million non-guaranteed bonds issued by Lontar Papyrus Pulp & Paper Industry.

Key clients

Maybank, The German Investment and Development Corporation

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Advised WaterCredit Investment Fund 3, established by famed actor Matt Damon to fund water purification projects in a number of developing countries including Indonesia, on the loan pertaining to this project.

Key clients

Doosan Heavy Industries, Korea Environment Corporation

Tjajo & Partners
Work highlights

Advised Semen Indonesia in securing the fund to finance the acquisition of an interest in Holcim Indonesia.

Key clients

Bank J Trust Indonesia, Bank Royal Indonesia, Walnut Bidco

Tumbuan & Partners
Work highlights

Acted as local counsel to Bank Mandiri in lending a credit facility of over $195 million to three telecom companies.

Capital markets
Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Work highlights

Assisted Pertamina in its $1.5 billion global bond listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Key clients

China Construction Bank Indonesia, Bank IBK Indonesia, Kereta Api Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Assisted Kirana in increasing its capital by issuing 1.1 billion new shares to its shareholders.

Key clients

Saratoga Investama Sedaya, Urban Jakarta Propertindo, Visi Telekomunikasi Infrastruktur

AZP Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Acted as local counsel to the Republic of Indonesia in relation to the Issuance of 2019 global sovereign sukuk.

Key clients

Perintis Triniti Properti

BUDIARTO Law Partnership
Work highlights

Acted as the legal counsel to one of the leading investment managers in Indonesia in the liquidation of Indonesian Collective Investment Contracts Batavia Proteksi Cemerlang 39.

Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Work highlights

Assisted Sumber Energi Andalan, one of the largest mining listed companies in Indonesia, as the issuer in the rights issue transaction at the Indonesian Stock Exchange.

Key clients

Astrindo Nusantara Infrastruktur

Imran Muntaz & Co
Work highlights

Assisted Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Finance in its domestic IPO.

Makarim & Taira S
Work highlights

Acted as Indonesian counsel to guarantor Lestari Banten Energi in an international offering of $775 million secured senior notes.

Key clients

Ciptadana Capital

Melli Darsa & Co
Work highlights

Advised the guarantor Alam Sutera Realty on the issuance of $125 million senior notes.

Acted as local counsel to BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and other international banks in the issuance of senior notes by Theta Capital.

Key clients

Bank Mandiri, Bank Maybank Indonesia, Bumi Serpong Damai

Nasoetion & Atyanto
Work highlights

Advised Surya Fajar Capital, a P2P lending company, on its domestic IPO.

Key clients

Tourindo Guide Indonesia

Tumbuan & Partners
Work highlights

Assisted Waskita Toll Road in the issuance of $50 million notes.

Key clients

Asuransi Jiwasraya, Gunung Raja Paksi, HK Realtindo, J Resources Asia Pasifik, Kimia Farma

UMBRA
Work highlights

Provided legal advisory to Pertamina in relation to its issuance of $10 billion global note programme.  

Key clients

Esta Multi Usaha, Jasa Marga, Natura City Development, PLN

Competition/antitrust
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Advised Gojek on the competition laws in relation to its acquisition of four fintech companies in 2018.

Key clients

Indika Energy, Kromman Reumert, Nissan Motor, Wilmar International

Construction
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Assisting Satelit Nusantara Tiga in the procurement and financing phase of the $1.5 billion satellite project.

Key clients

Chandra Asri Perkasa, Keppel Land Indonesia, Sugih Lestari

LHBM Counsel
Work highlights

Representing Kembar Abadi Prima as the contractor in the contract negotiation with Handal Energi Indonesia and Tanjung Jati Power Company.

Makarim & Taira S
Work highlights

Preparing EPC contracts for Ceria Nugraha Indotama’s latest smelter projects.

SSA Advocates
Work highlights

Advising Pratiwi Energy on the EPC contracts in relation to one of its facility development projects.

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Assisting a Korean consortium consisting of Korea South-East Power, Korea Environment Corporation, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and KOLON Global in the rehabilitation of a waste-to-energy project in Bantar Gebang under a PPP scheme.

Key clients

Credo Group, GIC Real Estate, NTT Communications, PxWe

Corporate and M&A
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Work highlights

Provided legal opinion and advisory to Bank Nusantara Parahyangan in relation to its merger with Bank Danamon Indonesia.

Key clients

Asuransi Adira Dinamika, Compagnie Générale des Etablissements Michelin, Tower Bersama Infrastructure, Universal Agri Bisnisindo

Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Work highlights

Assisting Pegatron in setting up its new iPhone manufacturing operation in Batam province.

Key clients

APRO Financial, Hyundai Motor Company, Industrial Bank of Korea

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Advised Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional on its merger with Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia.

Key clients

Danareksa Capital, GGV Capital, Metamorfosis Ekosistem Indonesia, SCG Packaging, Wealthtrack Technology

AZP Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Advised Waskita Toll Road on its divestment in Jasamarga Solo Ngawi.

Bagus Enrico & Partners
Work highlights

Advising Thai Union Group on its corporate restructuring with respect to its Indonesian subsidiary Thaiunion Kharisma Lestari.

Assisting Pacific Star Group in acquiring Bintan Lagoon Resort in Bintan Island.

Key clients

Apex Shipping Indonesia, China Tobacco International HK, Sayana Integra Properti

BUDIARTO Law Partnership
Work highlights

Represented an Indonesian textile manufacturer in acquiring one of its local competitors.

Budidjaja International Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised Circle Asia on the enforceability of a master service agreement with the biggest telecommunication company in Indonesia.

Key clients

Indorama Investment, Sucres et Denrees

Dewi Djalal & Partners Law Office
Work highlights

Retained by Jiwasraya to review legal memorandums and provide legal opinions on several asset acquisitions.

Key clients

Focon Anggun Karya, Indofarma, Perusahaan Pengelola Aset, PLN

Makarim & Taira S
Work highlights

Assisting PolyOne in the Indonesian portion of its acquisition of Clariant’s masterbatch business.

Advising Lucent Block on the business structuring of its online real estate platform and related fintech products.

Melli Darsa & Co
Work highlights

Advised Tri Sakti Purwosari Makmur on the proposed merger with three other cigarette manufacturing companies.

Key clients

Japan Expressway International, Karyadibya Mahardika, XL Axiata

Nasoetion & Atyanto
Work highlights

Assisted Investree Singapore in structuring the transaction of the share purchase of Big Ecommerce Bersama.

Key clients

Halofina, Majoo Technology

Roosdiono & Partners
Work highlights

Advising China Aircraft Leasing Group on the restructuring of its Singaporean and Indonesian subsidiaries.

Key clients

Arcadis Asia, BGMC Corporation, Intudo Ventures, Tokyo Gas

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Advised General Electric on the sale of GE’s Transportation business to Wabtec Corporation.

Acted as Indonesian counsel to KEB Hana Bank Korea in connection with the 20% stake acquisition by LINE Corporation.

Key clients

Calmic Indonesia, Rentokil Indonesia, SoftBank Vision Fund, The Gesit Companies

Tjajo & Partners
Work highlights

Represented all existing shareholders of Bank Royal in the acquisition by Bank Central Asia.

Key clients

Danareksa, SAIC Motor HK, Wuling Motors

Tumbuan & Partners
Work highlights

Advised Bumi Serpong Damai on the DIRE Simas Plaza Indonesia real estate project.

Key clients

Bank Rakyat Indonesia, BNI Asset Management, Rumah Sakit Pelni

UMBRA
Work highlights

Assisting Telkomsel in proposed strategic investment and JV arrangement with multiple state-owned enterprises for the acquisition and development of LinkAja.

Key clients

Dayamitra Telekomunikasi, Kereta Api Indonesia, Ministry of State-owned Enterprises, Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia

William Hendrik Esther
Work highlights

Advised PanAsia Indo Resources on its acquisition of a cement plant.

Dispute resolution
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Work highlights

Represented Siemens Indonesia in a contract dispute against Asuransi Bhakti Bayangkara before both the District Court of Pekanbaru and Supreme Court.

Key clients

Gold Coin Group, Interflour

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Represented Coca Cola Indonesia before the Supreme Court on appeal from the decisions of the Manado District Court and Manado High Court in relation to a contract renewal dispute.

Key clients

Antam, Asian Development Bank, Hero Supermarket, Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, Jakarta Industrial Estate Pulogadung

Budidjaja International Lawyers
Work highlights

Advising the National Environment Agency of Singapore on an alleged unlawful exchange of confidential information from a party in Indonesia.

Key clients

Perusahaan Daerah Pertambangan dan Energi Sumatera Selatan

Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Work highlights

Acted as Indonesian counsel to Aroma Abadi in parallel lawsuits in both Jakarta Pusat District Court and Singapore court against Coty Group pertaining to the unilateral termination of the agreement.

Representing Keppel Smit Towage to lodge a criminal claim in Indonesia in connection with the alleged forgery of the circumstances and vessel embezzlement.

Key clients

Agro Tradisi, Brahmayasa Bahtera, Mandhala Cipta Purnama, Musim Semi Mas, Starmaker Entertainment Technology India

Leks & Co
Work highlights

Represented Imako Perkasa Lines before BANI Arbitration Centre in relation to the unlawful termination of a contract.

Key clients

Limin Marine & Offshore

LHBM Counsel
Work highlights

Defending Hutchison 3 Indonesia in a claim lodged by the Perkumpulan Kesatuan Niaga Cellular Indonesia pertaining to the enactment and implementation of Regulation of Minister of Communication and Information.

Markus Sajogo & Associates
Work highlights

Representing Sinomart KTS Development, the majority shareholder of Westpoint Terminal, in a civil lawsuit initiated by the minority shareholders before the Batam District Court.

Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi and Partners
Work highlights

Defending a life insurance company in a civil lawsuit related to the co-insurance agreement with the counterparts.

SIP Law Firm
Work highlights

Represented a non-governmental organisation before the Supreme Court in relation to a reclamation execution permit revocation.

Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
Work highlights

Represented one of Indonesian’s largest highway service providers in a lawsuit pertaining to environmental damage of the highways.

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Represented a US-based conglomerate in its environmental function recovery or remediation plan at contaminated project sites.  

Sutedja & Associates
Work highlights

Advising Merge Group on settling a dispute regarding the share sales and purchase agreement with Agritrade Mine Holdings.

Key clients

Artisanal Food Group, Globe Valas, Sandipala Arthaputra

General business law
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners

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Hotman Paris & Partners

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Walalangi & Partners

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Intellectual property
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Advised TikTok on the royalty applicable for the use of music in digital platforms.

Key clients

Media4U, Nirvana Wastu Pratama

Inter Patent Office
Work highlights

Successfully represented Terang Dunia Internusa in submitting the trademark appeal before the Trademark Appeal Commission for its mark ‘UNITED’.

Key clients

Dexa Medica, Harvest Corporation, Kabulinco Jaya

Markus Sajogo & Associates
Work highlights

Acting as lead counsel to Mitra Mulia Makmur and CMN Internasional Indonesia in the defence against allegations of industrial design infringements lodged by Dart Industries USA before Indonesian and Malaysian commercial courts.

Roosdiono & Partners
Work highlights

Represented the owner of Taiwan’s Hot Star Large Fried Chicken as the defendant in two trademark infringement lawsuits.

Key clients

Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications, Industrias Galfer, ZTE Corporation

SKC Law
Work highlights

Advising Tokopedia, the country’s largest e-commerce platform, on prosecution and commercialisation strategy for its intellectual property assets.

Key clients

Gojek, Honda Motor, Nike, Trias Holding

Tilleke & Gibbins
Work highlights

Successfully assisted a global communication network infrastructure provider in combatting the sale of infringing products in Indonesia through the distribution of a firm cease-and-desist letter to the infringer.

Appointed by John Hardy to manage its IP portfolio in Indonesia.

Key clients

Amazon, Audi, Beam Suntory and Distilled Spirits Council of the US, BMW, Xiaomi

Labour and employment
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Represented Asian Development Bank in relation to a civil claim filed by an ex-employee to the Central Jakarta District Court.

Key clients

Inalum, Johnson & Johnson Indonesia, Veritas Storage Indonesia

Bagus Enrico & Partners
Work highlights

Advising JD.com on the overview of the possible employee stock option program pursuant to the Indonesian Law.

Key clients

Festo, Hexa Finance Indonesia, Oilfield Crew Management Indonesia

Budidjaja International Lawyers
Work highlights

Advised Freight Forwarding on the employment dispute with its former head of representative office in Indonesia and settled subsequently with a mutually beneficial termination.

Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi and Partners
Work highlights

Assisted Unilever Indonesia and Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna in several employment matters pertaining to their outsourcing.

Key clients

Grab Teknologi Indonesia, Nestle Indonesia

Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
Work highlights

Acting for a tire company in legal proceedings with several labour unions with collective compensation demand exceeding $350 million.

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Assisted Air France and KLM Dutch Airlines in a secondment arrangement with the Indonesian national airline.

Advised two subsidiaries of a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer on a contentious immigration and employment matter involving one of its expatriate employees.

Key clients

Bloomberg, Kohler Group, Mastercard, P&G

UMBRA
Work highlights

Assisted Putra Gaya Wahana in managing employment contracts and employment compliance.

Key clients

Engie Indonesia, Mintos, Windlife Green Asia

Restructuring and insolvency
Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Work highlights

Represented Tower Bersama Group, Indosat and Raiffeisen Bank International in their debt claims against Internux before the Jakarta Commercial Court.

Representing Bangun Cipta Kontraktor in a bankruptcy petition before the District Court and Supreme Court.

Ali Budiardjo Nugroho Reksodiputro
Work highlights

Advised Imeco Inter Sarana, Grant Prideco (Singapore) and NOV Rig Solutions on court-supervised debt restructuring process under the Indonesian law.

Key clients

China Oilfield, NH Korindo Sekuritas Indonesia, TOA Paint (Thailand)

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Represented a list of offshore creditors, including Raiffeisen Bank, HSBC and Intesa Sanpaolo, in the secured syndicated facility during the suspension of debt payment proceedings.

Key clients

Sumberdaya Sewatama

Bagus Enrico & Partners
Work highlights

Advising Bank Barclays Indonesia in the liquidation process of the company.

Key clients

Commonwealth Securities, Bhadra Buana Persada, Proton Cikarang Indonesia

LHBM Counsel
Work highlights

Represented HB Fuller Indonesia in the dispute and PKPU proceeding against Asia Pacific Fortuna Sari.

SIP Law Firm
Work highlights

Appointed by the court to liquidate the assets of a local construction company.

Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
Work highlights

Representing a Chinese bank as the creditor in the process of the suspension of a debt payment obligation of Duniatex.

Advising one of the largest Japanese banks on the suspension of debt payment and bankruptcy of a subsidiary of Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food.

SSEK Legal Consultants
Work highlights

Advised General Motors with the planned exit of its manufacturing business from Indonesia and the restructuring of its business in Indonesia.

Assisted Luxindo Nusantara in a voluntary bankruptcy proceeding.

Key clients

American Express, CGI Group Holdings, The Lorry Online

William Hendrik Esther
Work highlights

Represented Garuda Indonesia in its restructuring process.

Tax
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Work highlights

Provided a tax analysis to HB Fuller in relation to a share transfer within its subsidiaries in Indonesia.

Key clients

Celtra, FTI Consulting, TikTok