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Herbert Smith Freehills

Corporate & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2IndonesiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers clients a one-stop shop for international and Indonesia law advice due to its association with Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung. It is well versed in international arbitration involving Indonesian entities, as well as handling M&A, financing and projects work. Demonstrates extensive ability in the oil and gas, mining and power sectors. Offers notable language capability, including fluency in Indonesian.

Strengths

One interviewee reports: "They give very sensible and commercial advice and have been excellent from day one."

"They provide great thought partnership," confirms a client.

Work highlights

Advised Pertamina Rosneft Pengolahan dan Petrokimia on the financing and development of the Grass Root Refinery and Petrochemical Complex in Tuban on Java.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Cheng is noted for his reputation in international financings, representing leading commercial and development banks on deals in Indonesia. He often advises on deals in the oil and gas sector.

Alastair Henderson leads the firm's international arbitration practice in South-East Asia, regularly acting on behalf of high-profile Indonesian entities in the energy and natural resources sectors. He also acts for foreign entities involved in Indonesian disputes.

A client praises Gitta Satryani for being "extremely proactive" and describes her as "pivotal in making sure everything runs smoothly." She regularly provides assistance to clients with oil and gas and mining arbitration arising out of Indonesia.

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Indonesia

Banking & Finance (International Firms)


Adrian Cheng
Expertise based abroad in Singapore

Dispute Resolution (International Firms)


Alastair Henderson
Expertise based abroad in Singapore
Gitta Satryani
Expertise based abroad in Singapore