Stefanus Kurniadi

Stefanus has over 16 years experience in tax, specializing in tax compliances, tax diagnostic review, tax dispute resolution, transfer pricing and international tax. Previously he joined several tax consulting firms with Big Four environment.

Professional Licenses

Stefanus is a registered Tax Consultant in Indonesia. Stefanus holds Tax Consultant License C from the Indonesian Tax Consultant Association (IKPI), and it is enable him to assist and represent the multinational and domestic taxpayers during the tax audit, tax objection and various discussion with the Tax Office.

Stefanus also holds Tax Attorney License (“Kuasa Hukum”) to assist the taxpayer during the tax appeal process in the Tax Court.

Education Background

Stefanus holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Gadjah Mada University. Previously he graduated from University of Parahyangan with the major of Accounting (Bachelor Degree).

International Tax Courses

During his career, Stefanus has followed numerous international tax courses conducted by IBFD and Loyens & Loeff, e.g. international taxation, and transfer pricing.

Firm Description

SSJK Consulting, which is based in Jakarta, is a tax consultancy firm that provides professional assistance and services to foreign investors and multinational companies to help them identify the Indonesian taxation issues affecting their business and transactions. Our services cover Tax Consulting, Tax Dispute Resolution, Tax Compliance, Tax Diagnostic Review, and Transfer Pricing Documentation.

SSJK Consulting employs professional consultants who are graduates in tax and accounting from well-known universities. Our professionals are also registered in Indonesia as Certified Tax Consultants and Certified Accountants. We continually refine our taxation skills through regular overseas training courses and in-house development to respond on behalf of our clients to economic and regulatory changes as they occur.

Our talented, professional collaborative team offers a formidable mix of knowledge and experience; this is rooted in a long history of advising on some of the most significant and complex taxation issues regarding corporate and commercial transactions across a broad range of industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Trading
  • Retail and consumer products
  • Logistic and warehousing management
  • Consultancy services
  • Construction
  • Plantations

Dr. Insan Budi Maulana

Insan Budi Maulana holds a law degree from Faculty of Law at University of Indonesia (1986) and he started his career as a lawyer in 1986 when he joined a reputable law firm soon after he graduated. He was appointed as a partner at the last law firm he worked with, before he then decided to establish MAULANA AND PARTNERS Law Firm.

As a Lawyer and Patent Attorney since 1986, he voted as was voted as the leading individual in Intellectual Property practice in Indonesia in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – 2006/2007 editions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (Sarjana Hukum), University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 1986
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM), Kobe University, Japan, 1992
  • Doctorate Degree in Law, Kobe University, Japan, 1998
  • Appointed as Professor in Business Law by Ministry of Education in 2006.


  • Founder of Indonesian Intellectual Property Society (IIPS), IP Studies in Indonesia (FIPSI) and IP Clinic (Yayasan Klinik HAKI)
  • Member of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industriale), APAA (Asian Patent Attorneys Association) and IPBA (Inter Pacific Bar Association),
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • Member of the Association of Indonesian Intellectual Property Consultant (Asosiasi Konsultan HaKI Indonesia)


  • Guest Researcher at MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE, Munich, Germany, August – September 1994, July – August 1996 and September – October 2001
  • Attended Certification Program in Intellectual Property Rights Law at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, England, October 1994 – January 1995
  • Member of the drafting team for “Undisclosed Information Act” (Undang-Undang Kerahasiaan Informasi), January – March 1995
  • Attended Patent Drafting Course in Singapore, organized by FICPI, September 1996
  • Member of the Expert Committee of the Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia (1998 – 2006)
  • Attended Symposium on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Litigation inMunich, Germany, 10 – 14 September 2001
  • Vice Coordinator of the drafting team for Bill of Trademark Appeal Commission, Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, April 2003
  • Vice Coordinator of the drafting team for Bill of Trademark Registration Procedures, Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, April 2003
  • Patent consultant for the ASEAN-ROCKEFELLER Project for pharmaceutical patents in the Phillipines and Laos, 2 -14 May 2004
  • Attended Hessen International University Summer Program for the course of New Technologies and Law: Biotechnology in Europe, Giessen, Germany, 24 July – 20 August 2005
  • Member of the advisory team for Intellectual Property at the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Department of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia, 2008
  • Chief Coordinator of the drafting team for the Bill of Amendment of Trademark Law
  • Speaker at the 4th Symposium China-ASEAN Entrepreneurs Exchange in Beijing, China, 8-9 December 2008
  • Speaker of “ABUSE OF DOMINANT BARGAINING POSITION” at the Fair Trade Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha) about unfair trade practices, Jakarta, 27 Juli 2010
  • Speaker of “Market Control” at the Fair Trade Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha), October 26, 2011.
  • Speaker for Korea Institute of Intellectual Property (KIIP) held in Seoul by the Faculty of Law, Hanyang University on 16 December 2013
  • Speaker for Osaka Shoko Kaigisho (Osaka Chamber of Commerce) with title “Investment and IP Protection in Indonesia” on 26 May 2014 in Osaka, Japan
  • Guest Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan on 30 September 2013 and 27 May 2014
  • Guest Lecturer for Kobe SALAD 2015 (Summer School of Asian Law & Dispute Management) with title “IP Issues in Indonesia” at Faculty of Law, Kobe University on 19 August 2015
  • Lecturer at IP Training held by Trisakti University in August 2015
    Speaker for Public Hearing regarding Patent and Trademark held at the House of Representative of Indonesia in August 2015.
  • Lecturer at IP Training held by Trisakti University in August 2015
  • Lecturer at Training Course for Commercial Court Judges Certification in November 2015.

University Lecturer for Graduate Program at:

  • University of Indonesia, Notary Program, 1999 – present (Course: Intellectual Property Rights)
  • University of Indonesia, Accountancy Program, 2001 – present (Course: Business Law)
  • Trisakti University, Faculty of Law, 2015 – Present (Course : Intellectual Property Rights)
  • Sebelas Maret University, Faculty of Law, 2007 – Present
  • Krisnadwipayana University, Faculty of Law, 2000 –2014 (Course: Intellectual Property Rights and Unfair Competition)
  • Institute of Business and Information of Indonesia, Accountancy Program, 2004 –2013 (Course: Business Law)
  • University of Riau, Accountancy Program (Course: Business Law)


  • Indonesian IPR Laws (Undang-Undang HaKI Indonesia), Preface by Insan Budi Maulana, publisher PT Citra Aditya Bakti, Bandung, 2004
  • Protect IPR Right Now!(Lindungi HaKI Sekarang Juga!), written with Dwi Koendoro, 2005
  • Politics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights(Politik dan Manajemen HKI), publisher PT Alumni, Jakarta, 2009
  • A-B-C Industrial Design: Theories and Practices in Indonesia (A-B-C Desain Industri: Teori dan Praktek di Indonesia), publisher PT Citra AdityaBakti,Bandung, 2010
  • Putting Value On Your IP Assets, Economic Impact And Legal Protection Of Intellectual Property Rights: Experience On IP Law Implementation In Indonesia, IP Theses, IP CommunityMagazineNo. 8, March 2005 Edition
  • Benefiting from Patent Law No. 14 of 2001 for National Patent Development(Memanfaatkan UU Paten No. 14 Tahun 2001 untuk Pengembangan Paten Nasional), Widya Yustia Journal No. 2 (VII) July-December 2005
  • Regional Report, The ASEAN-Rockefeller Foundation Project on Intellectual Property Laws Review and Capacity Building on Intellectual Property Rights Related to Public Health in the ASEAN Region, Mission Report in Indonesia, LAO PDR and Philippine, ASEAN Secretarial, Jakarta, 2005
  • Patent and the Biotechnology Industry, IP Theses, IP Community Magazine No. 9, March 2006 Edition
  • The Analysis of the Implementation of Law No. 31 of 2000 on Industrial Design (Analisis Pelaksanaan Undang-undang Nomor 31 Tahun 2000 tentang Desain Industri), Legislasi Indonesia Journal Vol. 3 No. 4 December 2006

Along with over 20 other books and publications

Fluent in English, Japanese, and Indonesian

Yudianta Medio Simbolon

Founded Simbolon & Partners Law Firm after his departure from one of Indonesia’s fast growing law firm, obtained his law degree from Padjadjaran University, Bandung. He is a holder of a postgraduate degree from the Gadjahmada University, Yogyakarta. Mr. Simbolon is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association and holds a license to practice in Indonesian Courts, Registered Capital Market Legal Consultant, Intellectual Property Consultant and he is also member of several law organizations international.

Before opening Simbolon & Partners, to complete his experiences and expertise, Mr. Simbolon joined the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA). In this agency, Mr Simbolon has faced various types of legal matters with respect to the bank recapitalizations and asset resolutions. With more than a decade of experiences in the field of laws: general corporate and commercial law, foreign investment law, criminal, civil and commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, energy and natural resources law, bankruptcy law, land & property law, insurance law, immigration law, banking and finance law, consumer law, labor law, maritime law, capital market law, alternative dispute resolution, debt recovery.

Mr. Simbolon enjoyed to provide his knowledge by making article, comments and awarded as contributor to local and international organization and firms for producing their books (i.e: Doing Business 2014-World Bank Group, Carter Ruck on Libel and Privacy Sixth Edition-Lexis Nexis). He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Simbolon & Partners Law Firm:

Simbolon & Partners Law Firm (“the Firm”) is one of young fastest growing Indonesian Law Firm. We provide comprehensive legal services for Companies and Individuals (“the Clients”).

Our vision is to be one of the largest law firms in Indonesia and always enriching and updating our knowledge in order to serve our Clients with proper legal advice.

Our mission is to provide aggressive, careful, diligence, high-quality and caring representation to the Clients.

Simbolon & Partners is Indonesian Law Firm with a high profile team of professionals which renders comprehensive legal services to Clients, both domestic and foreign to meet their interests.

Simbolon & Partners always maintain a good cooperation with our correspondence firm in other countries to obtain our Clients’ need when they are in need of legal services outside of Indonesia,. Therefore our Firm is becoming member of several international legal organizations.

Our Clients choose us because we are skilled practitioners who understand their goals, interests and their businesses as well as partnering with them to achieve the best solutions.

We are looking forward to welcome you to the Firm, highlighting a few features about our legal services and we hope sharing ideas for partnering with you.


Oscar Sagita

Oscar Sagita is our Partner and head of Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department. Prior to joining Law Firm LUCAS, S.H. & PARTNERS, Oscar Sagita had worked in several law firms in Jakarta focusing on Bankruptcy cases. He acted as the Creditor on Suspension of Payment (PKPU) for a well known textile and insurance company. Moreover, Oscar Sagita was one of the attorneys in the case involving Central Bank Liquidating Aid.

Currently his area of practice revolves around Civil & Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy & Restructuring and Criminal Law. Oscar Sagita is a licensed Receiver and Administrator and currently serves as vice of secretary general I of Indonesian Receiver and Administrator Association. Oscar Sagita has taught several short courses on Company Law & Contract Law. Additionally, Oscar Sagita has also received training on Anti Monopoly and Indonesian Civil or Criminal Procedure.


Area of Practice

Bankruptcy & Suspension of Payment

Civil & Commercial Litigation

Criminal Law

Company Law

Business Law

Commercial Law

Competition Law


Capital Market

Land & Real Estates Law

Employment Law

Human Rights

Immigration Law

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution

Foundation or Organization

Mining Law

Insurance Law

Telecommunications & IT

Administrative Law

Family Law


Bar Qualification

Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)

Receiver and Administrator Association (IKAPI)



Bachelor of Law, Airlangga University, 2000


Cornel B Juniarto

Cornel B. Juniarto is a senior partner at Hermawan Juniarto where he leads the dispute practice group. He regularly advises clients on general corporate law regulatory issues. He has worked on numerous corporate commercial transactions involving both domestic and international clients. Cornel has strong experience in M&A and corporate/commercial related matters. In the capital markets sector, he has extensive experience in various capital markets transactions, including rights issue and initial public offerings, as well as acquisition of public company, particularly mandatory tender offers.

Cornel was the youngest Receiver when he passed the exam in 2000 at the age of 29. He has also advised various companies on the debt settlement of insolvent companies, either during formal insolvency proceedings or through out-of-court proceedings. 

Cornel is contributor to various publications on foreign investment and corporate/commercial matters and also actively involved in promoting the development of best practices of labour outsourcing in various seminars and international publications. He is the author of Indonesia chapter in the International Labour and Employment Laws (fourth edition) and Workplace Data Law and Litigation, both published by Bloomberg BNA. He is also a contributor to the publication of Construction Dispute published by International Finance Law Review (IFLR), Indonesian Corporate Governance Manual published by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Indonesia Financial Services Authority. Currently, IFC and HJ offer corporate governance advisory service to wide range of companies in cross sector business.

Bar and Courts:

·         Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)

·         Receiver and Administrator registered with the Department of Legal and Human Rights under No. AHU.AH.04.03-117, since 2000

·         International Bar Association Membership No. 1051467

·         Capital Market Legal Consultant registered with the Authority Financial Services  under No. 13/PM.2.5/STTD-KH/2013

Membership in Professional Societies:

·         Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN), Deputy Chairman of Permanent Committee on Regional Investment Promotion

·         Lecturer at University of Tarumanagara

·         Alumni Association of National Resilience Institute of Republic of Indonesia (LEMHANNAS RI), Regular Education Program Class of 53 (2015).

Capital Markets Law:

Our Corporate Commercial and Capital Market Practice Group has assisted clients from diverse business sectors. We also have extensive experience in dealing with complex issues arising during the course of corporate restructuring. In addition, our capital market team has earned considerable reputation advising clients on initial public offerings of equity and non-equity instruments (such as bonds, medium term note, convertible and exchange bonds), rights issues, asset securitization, and other issues of securities both nationally and internationally.

We offer our clients with one stop solution service which includes deal structuring, preparation and negotiation of transaction documents until the completion of the transaction as well as advise on equity and non-equity instruments issues.

To accommodate the legal advisory related to client’s business, our practice group’s areas of focus cover the following:

·         Foreign Investment

·         Mergers and Acquisitions

·         Corporate Restructuring

·         Joint Ventures

·         Commerce and Trade

·         Real Estate

·         Licensing Services

·         Corporate Secretarial

·         Insurance

·         Telecommunication and Information Technology (IT)

·         Labor

Representative samples of our experience include:

·         advising PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) on the establishment of PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance, the first infrastructure financing company in Indonesian with initial committed capitalization of USD140 million;

·         advising PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk and PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk on the proposed transaction of acquisition of PT Solo Ngawi Jaya and PT Ngawi Kertosono Jaya relating to the toll road project;

·         advising PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) on the proposed spin-off of certain business units and developing certain structures in respect of the proposed corporate restructuring;

·         advising  PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk on the establishment of a joint venture company with Osaka Steel Ltd;

·         advising PT Bank Mayapada Internasional Tbk on IDR300 billion right issuance and on IDR700 billion bond issuance in 2013;

·         advising on the liquidation of a mutual fund issued by PT Danareksa Investment Management;

·         advising on IDR103 billion rights issue of PT Hotel Mandarine Regency Tbk;

·         advising PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) on IDR1 trillion bond issuance; and

·         advising PT Krakatau Industrial Estate Cilegon on the pre-IPO restructuring.


Arief Nursatrio

Arief is the founding partner of HNP. He obtained his law degree (SH) from Trisakti University and his master of laws (LL.M) from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA. He is a licensed advocate and a member of Indonesian Advocate Association (Peradi). His areas of expertise include corporate commercial, debt and corporate restructuring, merger & acquisition, agribusiness and media.

Arief has represented clients in major corporate and commercial transactions involving private and public listed companies. Prior to founding HNP, Arief worked both in-house counsel for several multi-national and domestic companies in plantation and media industry and private practice at one of the leading commercial law firms in Jakarta where he was mainly involved in corporate commercial and merger & acquisition projects.

Haryanto Nursatrio & Partners (HNP):

Haryanto Nursatrio & Partners (HNP) was established by a number of Indonesian corporate lawyers who have extensive experience working for more than fifteen years both as in-house counsel for several multi-national and domestic companies and in private practice for one of the leading commercial law firms in Jakarta.

This valuable combination of expertise will enable us to sense and understand the client’s legal needs and expectations and to provide the best innovative, strategic and practical solutions to achieve our client’s business objectives.

HNP provides a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of our diverse client base. Our major practice disciplines include the following:

  • Corporate and Commercial / M&A
  • Agribusiness
  • Debt and Corporate Restructuring
  • Foreign Investment
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Litigation & Commercial Dispute


Yozua Makes

Yozua Makes is senior and managing partner at Makes & Partners Law Firm, a Jakarta-based law firm focusing in the areas of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking and foreign investments. He has over 25 years of experience in these areas and has handled a broad range of complex cross-border commercial transactions. He is an alumnus of the faculty of law at the University of Indonesia, the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall School of Law), the Asian Institute of Management and Harvard Business School. Yozua is currently enrolled in, and is the first participant of, the dual doctorate research programme by the University of Maastricht and the University of Indonesia. Yozua was conferred a PhD degree in law by the University of Indonesia, Faculty of Law in 2016.

Yozua is also actively involved in various professional and social organisations. He was the first appointed member of the National Commission of Good Corporate Governance and is a member of the board of experts of the Indonesian Publicly Listed Company Association. He is a registered legal consultant with the Indonesian Capital Market and Financial Institution supervisory board (Bapepam), has formerly worked as special adviser to the Minister of Defence, and is a distinguished associate professor at the faculty of law at the University of Indonesia and the University of Pelita Harapan. Yozua was a member of the expert staff of the Minister of the Cooperatives, medium-sized and small-scale industries; the steering committee for Indonesian State Policy Guidelines and the steering committee for the Jakarta Stock Exchange/Surabaya Stock Exchange merger. He is on the board of trustees of World Vision Indonesia.

Makes & Partners:

Makes & Partners is a fully independent law firm, with a history of forward thinking. As a trendsetter we have achieved a number of “firsts” in Indonesia. We advised on the first IPO of an Indonesian real estate investment trust on the Singapore Stock Exchange, the first privatization of an Indonesian State-Owned Company, first Voluntary Tender Offer, first non-cash settlement Rights issue and many others. Our track record shows a propensity for innovation and groundbreaking achievement. Makes & Partners is, undeniably, in the forefront of the Indonesian corporate legal profession.

We are a law firm of business-minded and result-oriented lawyers. Our passion in Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate and Financial Law drives us to achieve the best for our clients. We undertake your projects and transactions with a sense of urgency, and with thorough process, resulting in better speed-to-completion with unwavering quality.


Tony Budidjaja

Mr. Budidjaja is a business lawyer with 20 years of experience in the legal arena. He has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution (both in Indonesia and overseas), international trade and customs, insurance, and corporate restructuring matters.

Mr. Budidjaja is an accredited mediator and arbitrator in Indonesia and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He also sits on the panel of approved mediators and arbitrators of Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and other dispute resolution institutions.

Mr. Budidjaja is one of the few legal practitioners in Indonesia dual-qualified as capital market legal consultant and tax court attorney.

Mr. Budidjaja has written a number of books, articles and columns and often been invited as a resource person to share his knowledge and experience in a number of governmental and inter-governmental forums in Indonesia and overseas.

Arbitration Practice:

The focus of B&A’s dispute resolution practice is to achieve our clients’ commercial objectives in accordance with the law. When our clients face difficult problems, we are committed to exploring and finding tailored and cost-effective legal solutions and outcomes that work for them.

At B&A, our job is not only to provide legal options, but also to recommend a specific course of action. We believe all disputes are unique and that our clients deserve specialized and practical advice on how to achieve their objectives.

In a conflict situation, we help our clients to select the best strategy to manage and resolve the matter, whether through litigation or alternative means such as mediation and arbitration.

Without compromising our clients’ interests, we always explore “win-win” scenarios that provide opportunities to resolve their differences with disputing parties and restore and continue commercial relationships.

Our services cover litigation through the Courts as well as resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution methods (conciliation, mediation and arbitration). Our dispute resolution resources include an internationally accredited mediator and arbitrator amongst our team as well as a fully equipped mediation and arbitration room within our Jakarta office.

Firm Overview:

B&A is a young and dynamic full-service, independent Indonesian law firm.

Established in 2007, we have quickly forged a reputation as one of the leading newer legal practices in Indonesia. This is evidenced by high client satisfaction which has driven the rapid growth of the firm, as well as recognition from legal directories and publications such as Asialaw Profiles, IFLR 1000 and The Legal 500.

We offer legal services that are comparable to the top law firms in Indonesia. But at the same time, our independence means a relatively lower cost base and the ability to offer flexible and competitive fees. We also strive to work smarter so that the value of our results exceeds the cost of our services.

We focus on delivering effective solutions and outcomes that are tailored for our clients. We are client service oriented and open to new and innovative approaches to legal practice. At the same time, we are known for adhering to the highest standards of professional ethics and conduct.

We are well known for the efficiency of our services. But clients can rest assured that the speed with which we work will not compromise the quality of our services.

While independent, we have strategic international affiliations with carefully selected law firms to draw on. We are a member of TAGLaw®, a worldwide alliance of over 145 independent law firms with more than 9,000 lawyers in over 85 countries. This gives B&A and our clients access to high quality, local legal expertise across the world. Currently, our Jakarta office is supplemented by presence in Bali, Batam, Guangzhou, and Sydney. In addition to legal services, we provide related specialized services such as customs, legal compliance review, asset and anti-counterfeiting investigations, and notary services. Our team includes an internationally-accredited arbitrator and we offer a fully equipped mediation and arbitration room within our Jakarta office.

We are committed to investing in the ongoing personal and professional development of our team of lawyers and support staff. We understand that this is also an investment in our clients and our future.


Dr. Mohamed Idwan Ganie

Mohamed Idwan (‘Kiki’) Ganie is the Managing Partner of Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo (LGS). He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Indonesia and holds a PhD in Law from the University of Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Ganie has more than 30 years of legal experience, and specializes in commercial transactions and commercial litigation, including alternative dispute resolution and has acted as an expert in a number court and arbitration proceedings. His expertise covers general corporate/company law, banking law, finance, bankruptcy and restructuring, mining, investment, acquisitions, infrastructure projects/project finance, antitrust, and shipping/aviation, with a particular focus on corporate governance and compliance.

Professional Associations

  • Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Anti-Trust Lawyers (Perkumpulan Konsultan Hukum Persaingan Usaha)
  • Member of the Regional Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”)
  • Chairman of the Indonesian Court of Arbitration of Sports (Badan Arbitrase Keolahragaan Indonesia)
  • Fellow (FSIArb) of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
  • Member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI), the Asia Pacific Bar Association, the Law Council of Australia (since 2006) and the Indonesian Association of Capital Market Lawyers.
  • Member of Association for International Arbitration (AIA).
  • Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
  • Arbitrator at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KRLCA).

Representative Clients:

Dr. Ganie’s international commercial transactions and litigation clients include:

  • Goldman Sachs (US),
  • Temasek Holdings (Singapore),
  • Hutchison Whampoa (Hong Kong), and
  • Mitsui (Japan)

Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo Law Firm:

In the course of LGS’ more than 32 years of service, we have secured our position as the premier Indonesian corporate transaction and commercial litigation law firm. This combination of commercial law experience and litigation uniquely positions LGS to deal with the full range of commercial issues faced by our clients. We have experience representing a diverse range of clients, including domestic and multinational corporations, public and private companies, Government instrumentalities and State Owned Enterprises. We work closely with our clients to understand their problems, determine their needs, and arrive at practical solutions that are both cost-effective and viable over the long term.

“Our mission statement is: We put the law on your side. Some of our general core values are: “PARA” (Punctual, Accessible, Responsive and Accessible) and “FSC” (measurably Faster, Simpler and more Cost Efficient for our clients).”

LGS has obtained Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance certifications of ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management systems and ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management systems to ensure the quality of the firm’s operations.


Rahayu Ningsih Hoed

She has an impressive list of loyal clients, who are quoted in international publications such as Legal 500 and Chambers Asia as follows: “Yayuk has a wealth of legal experience in dispute resolution. She wins clients’ confidence instantly, and immediately grasps all the relevant issues”, “Yayuk is renowned lawyer in the real estate practice, especially known for her effective negotiating skills and work in major land purchases”, ” She draws on her vast experience to deliver ‘incredibly knowledgeable, extremely well-considered advice’, ensuring that deals always involve ‘remarkable levels of risk management’.”

Yayuk is also a sworn translator and has authored or co-authored a number of publications including Doing Business in Indonesia, a World Bank Publication, since 2003.

Real Estate Law Practice:

M&T is consistently ranked as a top tier legal group with high standards of excellence in all matters involving real estate and land acquisition. We are known for successfully negotiating complex land acquisitions for a number of foreign embassies, power plant developers, resort owners, oil and gas companies, manufacturers, as well as for the mining industry.

Matters of real estate often involve hundreds of original owners and conflicting parties with a variety of problems such as overlapping titles and unclear or absent ownership certificates. The settlement of land disputes can often be challenging, and requires considerable skill and local knowledge. M&T has firsthand experience in conducting major and complex direct land acquisitions for and behalf of its clients.

M&T also, of course, has significant experience in drafting and negotiating leasehold arrangements, the structuring of strata title projects and assisting clients with investing in the property development business.

Makarim & Taira S:

Established in 1980 by two Harvard graduates, Nono Anwar Makarim and Frank Taira Supit, Makarim & Taira S. (M&T) is one of Indonesia’s leading business law firms, offering a full range of corporate, banking, litigation and specialist legal services to national and international clients. Our longstanding reputation among policymakers, regulators, State-owned companies and world-leading industry groups provides us with unique insights into the latest government policies and industry knowledge. We guide clients through Indonesia’s complex and dynamic regulatory landscape so they can achieve their commercial goals.

We are committed to providing excellent service in a timely and commercially oriented manner. From the initial foreign investment decision to the establishment and operation of a successful Indonesian business, from dispute resolution to M&A, banking and capital market deals, M&T provides practical solutions and advice on every aspect of doing business in Indonesia.

Some of our clients have been with us since our establishment, and we have grown together with them over the years. We are honored by the trust and loyalty of our longstanding clients, which is the best proof of the quality of the services we provide.