Managing Partner



Distinguished Practitioner




Practice area:

Banking and finance
Capital markets

Kurniawan is one of the co-founders and Managing Partner of SHIFT. He has extensive knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial areas, which are the solid fundamentals for his broad expertise in banking and finance. In the previous firm, he was a Senior Partner for five years and headed the Banking & Finance department for nearly eight years.

Throughout his professional life, he has represented a wide range of clients, domestic and international, in financing transactions, project finance, M&A, debt restructurings, aviation, TMT-related transactions as well as capital market transactions (such as bonds issuance and initial public offerings (IPO)). Kurniawan is also experienced in foreign direct investment and employment matters.

With the trust gained from clients and the quality services provided, Kurniawan’s achievements have been recognized through a number of awards, including being named as Leading/Highly-Regarded Lawyer in Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets and being included in the 2018 A-list, signifying his recognition as one of the top 100 lawyers in Indonesia.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Labour and employment
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Technology and telecommunications

  • Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)

  • Member of the Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (HKHPM)
  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and IPBA Jurisdictional Council Member for Indonesia (2020-2023)

  • S.H., Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia (2003)