Current position: Managing and senior partner
Practice area/industry focus: Capital markets, corporate/mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency, litigation and dispute resolution
Career highlights: Dr Yozua Makes is senior and managing partner at Makes & Partners, a Jakarta-based law firm focusing on the areas of capital markets, transnational mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, foreign investments, commercial litigation and arbitration. He has over 30 years of experience in these areas and has handled a broad range of complex cross-border commercial transactions. Yozua was the first appointed member of the National Commission of Good Corporate Governance and is a member of the board of experts of the Indonesian Publicly Listed Company Association. He is a registered legal consultant with the Indonesian Capital Market and Financial Institution supervisory board (Bapepam), has formerly worked as special adviser to the Minister of Defence, and is a distinguished associate professor at the faculty of law of the prestigious University of Indonesia and University of Pelita Harapan. Yozua was a member of the expert staff of the Minister of Cooperatives, medium and small scale industries, the steering committee for the Indonesian state policy guidelines and the Jakarta Stock Exchange/Surabaya Stock Exchange merger.
Asialaw Market-Leading Lawyer 2017 in Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A