Baker McKenzie

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Offers expertise across the full range of corporate matters, advising clients from a number of industries including infrastructure, technology, insurance and finance. Acts for leading multinational and Indonesian corporates on big-ticket M&A and joint venture transactions. Garners recognition for conducting land acquisitions for commercial use and the preparation of documents for a host of national and international clients. Regularly assists clients with transactions involving mixed-use developments, as well as hotels and resorts.

Strengths Clients say the team possesses "strong legal capability and skill."

Work highlights Advised Standard Chartered Bank and Astra International on the USD2.14 billion sale of Bank Permata.

Assisted Keppel with the establishment of a logistics property joint venture with Mega Manunggal Property and Asuransi Jiwa Manulife.

Notable practitioners

Bima Sarumpaet
's real estate expertise, one client comments that he is "knowledgeable and well versed in his field." He represents asset management firms, developers and corporates in their investments into the country.

Daniel Pardede
advises clients on cross-border M&A, asset acquisitions and joint ventures. One client comments: "He is one of those lawyers who is good at translating legal language into business language. His advice is not too academic because he understands the business, so when he provides advice it's not just what the law says. He is also able to address us as to what market practice is and what usually happens."

Mita Djajadiredja
is praised for her sound technical knowledge by market commentators, and clients find her to be "very experienced." She advises clients on both the Indonesian leg of international transactions and domestic M&A.