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Managing Partner: Christian Teo
Number of partners: 2
Foreign Counsels: 2
Number of lawyers: 15
Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin
Established in 2004 by Christian Teo, the firm is a dynamic corporate and commercial law firm in Jakarta that has expertise in foreign investment in various sectors of the Indonesian economy. The firm is staffed by sophisticated and ambitious young lawyers, and the quality of its lawyers ensures that the firm is well equipped and prepared to respond to the fast-changing landscape of legal developments in Indonesia, and to provide the best possible legal service to clients.
Christian Teo & Partners is committed in providing the highest quality legal services in conjunction with a sensible billing policy. The practical experience and technical excellence are combined with professional integrity in order to comprehensively address clients’ legal needs in a seamless manner. Recognising there is always a commercial drive behind every transaction, the firm works with the clients to shape the transaction in a way that both achieves its commercial purpose and addresses the associated legal imperatives.
The firm values clients’ trust and its experienced and skilled lawyers work on every assignment handled by the firm with commitment, dedication and enthusiasm.
■ Hospitality/Hotels & Tourism
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunication
■ Technology Start-Ups
■ Sports & Entertainment
■ Property & Real Estate
■ Corporate & Commercial
■ Pharmaceutical Industry
■ Energy, Infrastructure & Mining
Main Areas of Practice:
Hotel Tourism/Property & Real Estate:
Christian Teo & Partners has always had a strong property practice, particularly on hotel projects and commercial building development and management. The firm has assisted a number of major foreign, multinational and/or joint venture companies as well as individual clients, on all types of land-related transactions in a variety of business sectors, hotel and residential management transactions and commercial lease transactions. The firm’s real estate practice advises on the transactions and operations of commercial buildings, residential and hotels.
Key Clients: Dow Jones; Google; WeWork; Wisma Nusantara; CMA CGM.
Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
Christian Teo & Partners has actively represented a number of clients on corporate restructurings and M&A transactions in the technology start-ups, financial technologies, e-commerce, telecommunications, information technology and broadcasting (including media) industries, including regulatory advice, preparation of required documentation and the procurement of required approvals.
Key Clients: Intelsat; Cisco; Dell&EMC; AT&T; Google; Wirecard; Zilingo; MFUN; PT Hactivate Teknologi Indonesia; Believe Digital; Tokopedia; Omnispace; One Championship; Bunge Limited; Intudo Ventures; PT Shonet Digital Indonesia; Google Cloud; Akamai Technologies.
Corporate & M&A:
Christian Teo & Partners has been actively representing numerous foreign and local clients (both private & public companies) in connection with M&A transactions related to a variety of business sectors including advertising, consumer financing, multi-level marketing, facilities management and mining. The firm’s representation includes structuring and re-structuring, conducting legal due diligence, providing advisory on foreign investment law regime, negotiating for clients and merger proceeding.
Key Clients: Clarion Events; Atalian; Macmahon; Publicis Groupe; Yum!; Home Credit Indonesia; FedEx; adidas Group; Omnicom; Dassault Systemes; Skystar Capital; Segafredo; Pennwell Corporation; Munchy’s; Fullerton Healthcare Corporation Ltd.; New Hope Group; Lotte Holdings Co.Ltd.; PT Siloam International Hospitals Tbk.; Lim Kin Hai Electric Co.(S) Pte.Ltd.; Bace Fund LP.; CMA CGM; CBRE; Airasia; APL; LFL.
Energy, Infrastructure & Mining:
Christian Teo & Partners has been actively advising clients on significant and complex projects, including energy, infrastructure and mining related transaction. The firm’s wide-ranging experience and expertise allows it to deal effectively with all types of energy, infrastructure and mining related transactions, including transaction structuring, drafting/negotiating transactional financing/security documents and conducting legal due diligence exercises for all types of projects as well as assisting energy, infrastructure and mining clients in handling regulatory and compliance matters. Christian Teo & Partners has been very busy this year representing one of China’s largest mining companies in connection with a complex financing and security arrangement for a major Indonesian nickel producer.
Key Clients: Shanghai Decent; Thiess; Agincourt; Nickel Mines; Essar; Gulf Manganese; Newcrest.
Christian Teo & Partners employment practice is well regarded for its experience and expertise in advising and assisting clients in all aspects of Indonesia employment law.
Key Clients: Freeport; FedEx; REI Equipment; Astaldi; Macmahon; Dell; Publicis Groupe; adidas; CBRE; Subsea 7.
Christian Teo & Partners is the first port of call for fintech majors. The firm’s clients in this space include the world’s largest and most prominent fintech and payments multinationals. The firms advise these clients on a regular basis, on a range of transactional and regulatory matters including in relation to market entry and foreign ownership; data protection and privacy; employment; the undertaking of fintech business activities including in relation to payments, SVF, peer-to-peer lending; licensing and registration (in particular in connection with the various licensing and registration regimes administered by the Indonesian central bank, the Indonesian Financial Institutions & Capital Markets Supervisory Board, and the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics.
Key Clients: Central Capital Ventura; Airwallex; Artivision Technologies; Alami Technologies; Global Digital Treasury; Grab; Gojek; Alto Network.
This firm is also ranked in:Global 2021 FinTech 2021
District 8, Treasury Tower Floor 25-B
Sudirman Central Business District
Special Capital Region of Jakarta