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Christian Teo & Partners

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Managing Partner: Christian Teo
Number of partners: 2
Foreign Counsels: 2
Number of lawyers: 13
Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesian, Mandarin

Firm Overview:
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 young ambitious 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.

Main Areas of Practice:

Hotel Tourism / Property & Real Estate:
Christian Teo & Partners has a strong property practice as part of its technology, hospitality and trade practice group. The firm has assisted a number of major multinational foreign or joint venture as well as individual clients, on all types of land-related transactions in a variety of business sectors. The firm’s real estate practice advises on the transaction and operations of commercial buildings, residential, and hotels.
Key Clients: LC Waikiki; Google; Dow Jones; Gulf Minerals; John Hardy; PT Austin Engineering Indonesia; PT Gulf Mangan Grup.

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; Twitter; Dell & EMC; AT&T; Google; OLX; Alipay; PT Central Capital Ventura; Facebook; Intelsat; Wirecard; Vickers Venture Partners; Tada; Vynn Capital; Jollychic; Zilingo; Omnispace.

Corporate & M/A:
Christian Teo & Partners has been actively representing numerous foreign and local clients (both private and 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! Asia Franchise Pte Ltd.; Home Credit Indonesia; FedEx; adidas Group; Omnicom; Applus Velosi; Dassault Systemes.

Mining, Energy & Resources:
Christian Teo & Partners has been actively advising clients on significant and complex projects, including mining, energy and natural resources related transaction. The firm’s full-service, allows it to deal effectively with all types of mining related issues, including assisting in structuring, drafting transactional documents and conducting legal due diligence exercises for various mining projects as well as assisting clients in contract of work and coal contract of work renegotiation with the government of Indonesia.
Key Clients: Macmahon; Gulf Minerals; IMFA; Agincourt; Kideco; Kangaroo Resources; Essar; Apollonius.

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.