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Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

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Managing Partner: Bono Daru Adji
Number of partners: 24 Number of lawyers: 135, including 4 Foreign Legal Counsels
Languages: Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin, Thai

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2001, AHP is now one of the largest and most prominent players in the Indonesian legal market, with over 140 fee earners and 24 partners. The firm provides full services in corporate transactions and dispute resolution across a broad range of industries. Conscious of how clients often require a seamless global service, the firm also has dedicated China and Japan desks, which are handled by PRC and Japan-qualified lawyers.

Main Areas of Practice:
Anti-corruption & Good Corporate Governance
Banking, Project & Finance
Capital Markets
Competition
Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
Dispute Resolution
Employment
Energy & Natural Resources
Foreign Direct Investment
Forensics & Fraud Investigation
Infrastructure & Construction
Intellectual Property
Islamic Finance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Real Estate
Shipping & Aviation
Tax & Customs
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Banking & Finance:
The practice is a leading force in Indonesia advising on all manner of structured finance transactions from simple secured or unsecured bilateral lending to multifaceted and complex credit facilities. The team also offers a full range of services in debt and corporate restructuring, fintech, and Sharia-based financing products.
Partners: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf, Ibrahim Assegaf, Indira Yustikania, Yanu Wiriasmoko

Capital Markets:
This practice covers the full range of capital markets transactions. The team has extensive experience in handling global equity and debt offerings in reliance on Reg. S/Rule 144A, private placements, rights issues, IPOs and other stock-related offerings, such as convertible and exchangeable bonds. The team also has a strong record advising on Shariah-compliant investments and products.
Partners: Ahmad Fikri Assegaf, Bono Daru Adji, Putu Suryastuti, Mohammad Renaldi Zulkarnain, Intan Paramita

Competition/Antitrust:
The team includes both lawyers and economists, offering comprehensive legal advice informed by cutting-edge economic analysis. Some team members have served at senior levels of the Indonesian Competition Commission (KPPU) prior to joining the firm. The firm also provides a competition audit service to mitigate competition risks.
Partners:
HMBC Rikrik Rizkiyana, Farid Nasution

Corporate/M&A:
This practice is widely recognised to be ‘market leading’, besides being an industry sector focused practice. The team provide a full range of integrated services that help ensure the success of both domestic and cross-border M&A deals. The team supports its international clients with dedicated China and Japan desks handled by PRC and Japanese-qualified lawyers.
Partners:
Eko Basyuni, Tunggul Utomo, Eri Raffaera Budiarti, Zacky Zainal Husein, Valerie Ngooi (foreign legal counsel), Carol Lim (foreign legal counsel), Ahmad Fikri Assegaf, Bono Daru Adji

Dispute Resolution:
The firm has the largest corporate litigation team in Indonesia and has acted on some of the most significant and landmark disputes in the country. Bringing together skilled litigators, and accredited arbitrators and mediators, the team offers specialised services both in court and on the ADR front.
Partners: Chandra Hamzah, Eri Hertiawan, Ahmad Maulana, Yogi Sudrajat Marsono, Asep Ridwan

Employment:
The team advises on all aspects of employment law, encompassing contracts, outsourcing, redundancy issues, employee entitlements, labour unions, and foreign workers. In contentious matters, the team works closely with the dispute resolution team to handle the full range of employment disputes – mediation, court and arbitration proceedings.
Partner: Ahmad Maulana

Forensics & Fraud Investigation:
AHP is the first law firm in Indonesia to establish a dedicated practice for forensics and fraud investigation. The team offers a full range of customised services, such as investigating, performing electronic evidence discovery, and reviewing financial reports, to improve clients’ compliance and mitigate risks.
Partner: Amien Sunaryadi

Intellectual Property:
The team advises on trademark, copyright, patent, and industrial design for both contentious and non-contentious matters. Through the firm’s membership of the Rajah & Tann Asia Network, clients have access to local IP lawyers throughout the region.
Partners: Chandra Hamzah, Dewi Soeharto

Projects:
The team has extensive experience working on project finance, PPPs and FDI projects, with in-depth expertise in the power, oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The team have assisted various international banks, ECAs and financial institutions, including the Asian Development Bank, International Finance Corporation, and Export-Import Bank of China, on infrastructure projects in Indonesia.
Partners: Ibrahim Assegaf, Kanya Satwika

Real Estate:
The team steers clients past the pitfalls in real estate transactions in Indonesia with their experience and professionalism. The team acts for both local and foreign parties, in all sectors, public and private, involving residential, commercial or industrial properties.
Partner: Yogi Sudrajat Marsono

Tax & Customs:
The practice provides a full range of services in both contentious and non-contentious matters in domestic and cross-border transactions. The team’s services include advising on individual and corporate tax compliance, reviews, disputes, audits, transfer pricing, customs, and tax implications of mergers and acquisitions. Some team members have served at senior levels of the Indonesian Tax Office prior to joining the firm.
Partners: Wibowo Mukti, Muslimin Damanhuri

Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
The team has intimate knowledge of Indonesia’s legal framework in technology-driven sectors. They represent clients in all spectrums of the TMT industry, from network owners and service providers to digital players and investors.
Partner:
Zacky Zainal Husein

Contributions

Total 2 contributions

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