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Ruben Soeratman practices law and renders legal services in the fields of labor and employment, corporate commercial, capital market, insurance services, corporate financing and restructuring, foreign investments, corporate governance, and compliance, as well commercial disputes.
He had worked in Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners (NSMP) between 2006–2015. Afterward, he worked in PT Indonesian Paradise Property Tbk which focuses on hospitality. He joined NSMP again in 2018.
In particular, on the corporate commercial side, Mr. Soeratman advised a Singaporean company which has Indonesian subsidiaries and operation on a listing at the Singapore Exchange (SGX), and performed corporate restructuring over the Indonesian entities to comply with SGX’s requirements whereupon the listing was eventually concluded. He assisted a state-owned enterprise which focuses on finance in its role as an arranger to invest a government investment in another state-owned enterprise for the purpose of a national economic recovery program (program pemulihan ekonomi nasional). He had represented a German-based Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) operators in a long-term operation deal for the MICE facility now known as the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), located in BSD City, Tangerang, Indonesia, whereby he assisted in establishing a foreign direct investment company for the operator to run its business in Indonesia. He also regularly advises clients concerning corporate law, capital market transactions, listing requirements, insurance practices, foreign investments, and joint ventures.
From the labor and employment practice, he assisted and represented clients, among other, several fast-moving consumer goods manufacturing and tobacco company(ies) in their employment matters, reorganization attempts, outsourcing, and employment termination matters, accompanied with preparing and negotiating their collective labor agreements with their company’s labor unions, as well as assisting them in their industrial relation disputes through bipartite, tripartite and labor court phases.
He also practiced a certain degree of commercial litigation, whereby he assisted several clients in their criminal defense concerning allegations in the phases of examination and investigation concerning corruption and or absence of business licenses.
He graduated and earned his degree in law (SH.) from the Faculty of Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, in 2005. He earned his Master of Law (LL.M.) from Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, in 2018.
He is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia/Peradi), Indonesian Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM), Indonesian Labor Law Consultant Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Ketenagakerjaan Indonesia/HKHKI), and Indonesian Data Privacy Professional Association (Asosiasi Profesional Privasi Data Indonesia/APPDI).
Ruben is fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
The law firm Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners (“NSMP”) has since its establishment in 2006 handled various complex and sophisticated transactions as well as high-profile cases which have contributed to NSMP’s cumulative expertise and lead to its recognition from both domestic and international markets as well as the legal community as one of the well-established law firms in Indonesia.
Iwan Nurjadin, Ilya Utama Sumono and Mulyadi as founders brought with them their respective broad experience and unique expertise, while sharing a common inspiration and goal to advance the provision of legal services in Indonesia and to form a new generation of law practice under one integrated, solid and profound platform.
NSMP has now developed legal practice that provides premium representations for clients which cover broad diversity of law, from corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, capital market, international trade, competition law, intellectual property, commercial dispute resolution and criminal litigation to labor and employment matters. The growth of NSMP has led the practice of the firm to cover wide range of businesses and industries. For more information on our expertise and sectoral coverage, please visit our law practice area page.
With the office located at the premium central business district of Jakarta and supported by highly trained legal practitioners comprising lawyers and paralegals, NSMP services its domestic and international clients across the globe as it responds to the complex needs for legal services driven by rapid and constant development in economic, social and technological fields.
In its effort to reach and cater international clients across the globe, since 2014, NSMP established its -cooperation with Bird & Bird International Law Firm. NSMP is also affiliated with Wong Alliance LLP especially in Timor-Leste Office from 2010.
Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm focused on serving industries where technology plays a key role. Its global practice comprises 1,300 legal advisers around the world, advising clients based in 118 countries.
Wong Alliance LLP is a transnational cross-cultural law firm having offices in Singapore and Timor-Leste: Wong Alliance Law Office (TL) Unipessoal LDA, with its locally unique legal matters serviced in collaboration with NSMP.