Soemadipradja & Taher
Managing Partners: Retno A.D. Muljosantoso, Ardian Deny Sidhata
Number of Partners: 10
Number of Other Fee-earners: 38 (including 2 foreign counsel and 1 special counsel)
Languages: English, Indonesian
Established in 1991 by Rahmat Soemadipradja and Hafzan Taher, Soemadipradja & Taher (S&T) is an Indonesian full-service commercial law firm that provides international-standard legal services.
S&T has advised domestic, foreign, and multinational clients on some of the most significant and complex transactions in Indonesia.
Through the collective expertise of its partners, counsels and lawyers, a wealth of experience representing corporate clients, extensive market knowledge, and an ability to look beyond traditional approaches and think creatively, S&T helps clients achieve their business objectives in Indonesia.
S&T has formed a strategic alliance with Allen & Gledhill LLP, an award-winning Singaporean law firm with other 650 lawyers in its network, and maintains relationships with several international firms.
In Indonesia’s constantly changing legal environment, S&T assists clients in navigating the intricacies of Indonesian law, culture and commerce, while meeting the highest ethical and professional standards.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance: S&T advises banks, multilateral agencies, insurance houses and fund managers, on corporate, retail, project, Islamic finance, structured and Sharia financing, securitisation, debt restructuring and workouts, regulatory compliance, and financial technology matters.
Capital Markets: S&T advises issuers, underwriters and investors on IPOs and rights issues, tender offers, employee stock options, exchangeable and convertible bonds, warrants and other commercial paper transactions, and regulatory and compliance issues.
Competition & Antitrust: S&T advises Indonesian and multinational companies on matters relating to the Indonesian Competition Law, with key areas being abuse of dominant position, tender and procurement, collusion, cartel, price fixing, and prohibited share ownership.
Dispute Resolution: S&T has market-leading experience advising on dispute resolution, including litigation, domestic and international arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. The practice has been consistently recognized as top-tier by international legal ranking publications.
Employment: S&T has particular strength in assisting foreign clients in a wide range of employment issues, including immigration, termination of employment relationships, resolving industrial relationship disputes and compliance with the Indonesian employment regime.
Energy & Natural Resources: S&T is recognised as having one of Indonesia’s leading energy, resources and infrastructure practices, regularly advising clients on significant and complex projects including in the mining, oil and gas, power, renewable energy and forestry sectors.
Environment, Social, Governance: S&T advises clients in all business sectors, including energy and natural resources companies, on ESG issues that arise from business activities throughout Indonesia.
Foreign Investment: S&T assists corporations to comply with foreign investment law, structuring their initial joint venture arrangements and capitalisation and in ongoing corporate financing transactions, including public offerings through Indonesian and international capital markets.
General Corporate: S&T offers market-leading capability to major multinational and national corporations operating in Indonesia. In many cases, it assists corporations and represent them in all aspects of their corporate life from the original establishment through all aspects of the evolution and operation.
Intellectual Property: S&T has advised Indonesian and international clients on various aspects in relation to the Indonesian intellectual property law, from providing general advice on IP matters and submitting applications for trademark registration to seeking legal remedies to copyright infringements and unauthorised use of trademarks.
Mergers & Acquisitions: S&T advises on all aspects of M&As, consolidations and spin-offs involving public and private companies, including the process, structuring and regulatory issues, mandatory tender offers (if required), relevant transaction documentation, filings and notifications, comprehensive due diligence exercises.
Projects & Infrastructure: S&T has worked on a range of infrastructure and construction projects, including the financing, corporate and land acquisition aspects of such projects, as well as public-private partnerships (PPP).
Real Estate & Real Property: The S&T team has extensive experience advising on a wide range of matters relating to real estate and real property, including commercial leases, joint ventures, the acquisition, construction and development of large sites, and the resolution of disputes arising from conflicting land use.
Restructuring & Insolvency: S&T's restructuring & insolvency team, which is part of its Dispute Resolution practice, is highly experienced in handling all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency, including representing creditors and debtors in postponement of debt payment (PKPU) proceedings before the Indonesian courts.
Telecommunications & Information Technology: S&T advises companies on various aspects of telecommunications and information technology projects, as well as on registration and licensing.
● Banking & Financial Services
● Capital Markets
● Competition and Antitrust
● Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution)
● Energy & Natural Resources
● Foreign Investment
● General Corporate
● Intellectual Property
● Mergers & Acquisitions
● Projects & Infrastructure
● Real Estate & Real Property
● Restructuring & Insolvency
● Technology, Media & Telecommunications
All of the above practice areas are located in the S&T office in Jakarta.
Allen & Gledhill LLP in Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam
Rahmat Lim & Partners in Malaysia, an associate firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP
Provided by Soemadipradja & Taher
- JakartaWisma GKBI, Level 9, Jl Jenderal Sudirman No 28, Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia, 10210
- Web: www.soemath.com
- Tel: +62 21 574 0088
- Fax: +62 21 574 0068
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