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Welcome to the ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2021!

Date:  7 October 2021
Location: Virtual Event

Asian Legal Business (ALB) is proud to present the 8th Annual ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2021! These prestigious awards will pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams in Indonesia and around the region. Put forth your own law firm, in-house team or other teams you have worked with in the past year to recognize their accomplishments and efforts.

The process will culminate in an virtual awards ceremony in October 2021. Come and celebrate legal excellence with us! 

FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED! Congratulations to all the law firms, in-house teams and deals that have made it to the list. Check the finalist tab to view the list of finalists for our awards

For queries regarding event and list of finalists
Contact: Lokesh Bogati at lokesh.bogati@thomsonreuters.com

For sponsorship opportunities and audience profiles in the past awards
Contact: Amantha Chia at amantha.chia@tr.com or +65 6973 8258  

AWARD CATEGORIES

Submissions are closed.

A. DEAL CATEGORIES

1. Debt Market Deal of the Year (Midsize/Premium)
2. Equity Market Deal of the Year
3. M&A Deal of the Year
4. Project Finance Deal of the Year

B. INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

1. Dealmaker of the Year
2. Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
3. In-House Lawyer of the Year
4. Managing Partner of the Year 
5. Woman Lawyer of the Year
6. Young Lawyer of the Year

C. IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

1. Financial Services In-House Team of the Year
2. Healthcare and Pharmaceutical In-House Team of the Year  
3. Innovative In-House Team of the Year
4. State-Owned Enterprise In-House Team of the Year 
5. Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year
6. Transportation and Logistics In-House Team of the Year
7. Indonesia In-House Team of the Year

D. FIRM CATEGORIES

1. Antitrust and Competition Law Firm of the Year 
2. Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
3. Aviation Law Firm of the Year 
4. Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
5. Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
6. Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year
7. Environmental Law Firm of the Year 
8. Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
9. Innovative Technologies Law Firm of the Year 
10. Insurance Law Firm of the Year 
11. Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
12. International Law Firm of the Year
13. Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year
14. Litigation Law Firm of the Year
15. Maritime Law Firm of the Year
16. Medical and Healthcare Law Firm of the Year 
17. Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year
18. Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year
19. Rising Law Firm of the Year
20. Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
21. Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year
22. Indonesia Law Firm of the Year
 

          SUBMISSION FORMS         

Submissions are closed.

          IMPORTANT DATES         

Opening of submissions | 18 June 2021
Deadline for submissions  | 23 July 2021
Online announcement of finalists | 7 September 2021
Awards ceremony | 7 October 2021

          COMPLETED SUBMISSION FORMS         

Submit to:
Lokesh Bogati
Events Researcher
Phone: +91 22 6841 4325
Email: lokesh.bogati@thomsonreuters.com

JUDGING PANEL

We are pleased to announce few of the names on the judge panel for ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2021. Rest of the names will be disclosed at evening of the virtual awards.

Antonius


Antonius Adhitama - Head of Compliance & Corporate Secretary
PT KB Finansia Multi Finance

Seasoned generalist attorney with 17+ years of professional experience in legal, risk management, corporate secretary and compliance areas, strong analytical skills and good interpersonal skills in multicultural environment. 

Antonius Adhitama is listed in Legal500 GC Powerlist - South Asia Teams 2018 as well as Legal SOO GC Powerlist - South Asia 2019, recognized as one of the most influential and innovative in-house counsel working in the region. He is also identified as a corporate counsel that have been instrumental in changing or forming opinions within his company or industry: developing brilliant technical solutions to complex issues: creating innovative structures to ensure that the in- house function is driving the business forward: or providing a business working model that other corporate counsel should follow. 

Sriro

Andrew Ian Sriro, BA, JD, MH - Senior Foreign Advocate
Satrio Law Firm

Mr. Sriro has practiced law in Indonesia since 1996 in the fields of commercial transactions, corporate compliance, foreign investment, m&a, infrastructure and project finance, labor, litigation and maritime and shipping.
Mr. Sriro reads and speaks Indonesian fluently. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and invited papers and has given more than 30 invited lectures. He served as the reviser to Martindale-Hubbell's Indonesian Law Digest, with annual revisions from 1999 through 2011. He is also the author of two best-selling references on Indonesian law, "Sriro's Desk Reference of Indonesian Law" with annual revisions from 2005 through 2011, "Sriro's Desk Reference of Indonesian Company Law".
Mr. Sriro received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1987, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1993 and the Indonesian degree of Magister Hukum (Masters of Law – LLm equivalent) from Universitas Padjadjaran in 2006.
Mr. Sriro is a member of the California State Bar, and is recognized and licensed as a foreign advocate by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia.
 

Aldi


Aldi Pagaryung - Region Counsel
HP Inc. 

Country Counsel for Indonesia, Philippines & Pakistan (IPP) which heads legal business strategies, commercial negotiations, and compliance processes (including trainings, investigations, communications, and policy rollouts). Management of litigation portfolios, external counsels’ engagement, identifying issues and resolutions for advices/ representations. Collaborates with regional and worldwide functions on various international and cross-regional legal, M&A, and compliance matters.

Channel Market Liaison Counsel for Greater Asia & Greater China which oversees governances, programs, processes, strategic alliances and initiatives for both regions.

cITTA

 
Citta Prasidha - Southeast Asia Counsel
Becton Dickinson

She is an experienced in-house counsel covering various jurisdictions in the Southeast Asian legal markets. She has been Legal Counsel with BD, a US-based medical technology company for around 6 years. Prior to BD, she spent a stint as a country counsel in the oil and gas  sector, and before that she spent over 7 years in various law firms, with more than 5 years with Baker McKenzie. During her law firm life, she mostly did commercial IP work (and says that she still loves it!) and as in-house she has the opportunity to learn every day on various legal and commercial aspects of the company and is proud of being a part of a company that is advancing the world of health. Citta graduated from the law school of Padjadjaran University and obtained her master’s degree from the law school of Queen Mary University of London under the Chevening scholarship scheme. She is a qualified lawyer and registered IP attorney in Indonesia. In her free time, she bakes cake, is a keen yogi and a weekend gardener.

Deny


Deny Setiawan - Senior Legal Counsel
Xiaomi Indonesia

Deny is the Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo Award In-House Lawyer of the Year (2017), the ALB In-house 25 (2018), nominated for the In-house Lawyer of the year in ALB Indonesia Law Awards (2019), and he is the Senior Legal Counsel in Xiaomi Indonesia, global hardware, software and internet services company. In Xiaomi Indonesia, he has presented nominations for the Annual ALB South East Asia Law Awards (2020) and the Annual ALB Indonesia Law Awards (2019). Before joint Xiaomi Indonesia, he brought an engineering and consultancy company nominated in the In-House Community Counsels of the Year (2018) and the ALB Indonesia Law Awards (2017). He is an in-house legal counsel for more than 16 years in various companies, a couple of years in a law firm, and a public notary and land deeds officials office.

Dendi

Dendi Adisuryo
Partner, ADCO Law

Dendi's practice revolves around Natural Resources, Mining, Oil and Gas, and other Major Projects. He also has notable experience in banking and finance as well as corporate commercial practices. He has been representing national and international clients from various industries in every stage of operations starting from financing, licensing, land acquisition and exploration to production.

Dendi was granted an award as ‘a Leading Lawyer’ for the Natural Resources Industry and one of the 10 of ‘Indonesia’s Rising Stars’ by Asian Legal Business.

Education
University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia

Licenses
Advocate licenses from Indonesia Advocate Association (PERADI)

Areas of Expertise
Corporate Commercial, Natural Resources, Mining Disputes, Construction, Merger and Acquisition, Oil and Gas, Banking and Finance, Forestry and Plantation Commercial, Disputes Resolution Environment

Handa Abidin Indonesia


Handa S. Abidin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D. - Vice Rector
President University

Handa S. Abidin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D. is the Vice Rector for Academics and Student Affairs at President University. He is one of the judges of the Southeast Asia Law Awards 2018-2020 and Indonesia Law Awards 2015 & 2017-2021. He is a member of the Ethics Council of Indonesia Fintech Lending Association (Asosiasi Fintech Pendanaan Bersama Indonesia). He graduated from Universitas Indonesia, the George Washington University, and the University of Edinburgh. 

Josef


Josef Sunario - Group Head of Legal Affairs
PT Datang DSSP Power Indonesia

Josef Sunario is a legal professional with over fifteen years of experience in various industries.
 
He had been entrusted with various roles during his career, starting as an intern at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners; and then as associate at Bahar & Partners, providing legal advice to various clients which cover a broad range of corporate matters, such as energy, mining, infrastructure, merger and acquisitions, general corporate and project financing.  During his time period working at Bahar and Partners, he was seconded for one year at a major coal mining company on site in East Kalimantan, giving him the opportunity to obtain first-hand knowledge and understanding on the energy industry.
 
Aspiring to become an integral part of the business, he further went in-house as Corporate Legal Manager of PT Surya Semesta Internusa Tbk, a public listed company engaged in the business of commercial real estates, hospitality (including Gran Melia Jakarta, Melia Bali), construction services and industrial parks.
 
His experience in the energy industry during his early years brings him to the next path as in-house legal counsel at Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit, exposed to various assignments to provide legal support across the business unit's operation from onshore operation to offshore operation, and further expanded to compliance, commercial, development projects, joint operations and PSC-related matters.
 
After more than 10 years with Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit, Josef expanded the spectrum of his legal career by moving to another industry as Head of Legal of PT Anugerah Pharmindo Lestari (a member of the Zuellig Pharma), a major pharmaceutical distribution company providing healthcare products across all provinces in Indonesia. 

Currently, Josef is entrusted as the Group Head of Legal Affairs of PT Datang DSSP Power Indonesia, leading the Legal Division in providing legal support to the power generation business, operating power plants with total capacity of 600MW in Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Sumatra (Indonesia).” 

Monika

Monika Ida Krisnamurti, S.H.
VP, Corporate Secretary & Head of Legal, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk

Monika is curently VP, Corporate Secretary & Head of Legal at PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk. 

Starting her career at law firms - DNC Law Firm and William Effendy & Co. Law Office, she moved In-house at PT Pamarpersada Nusantara as Corporate Legal Officer. Since then she has worked with several companies such as PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (prev. PT International Nickel Indonesia Tbk), PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk and PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk.

She has been awarded as High Performing Corporate Secretary at the TOP-GRC Awards for the years 2020 and 2021 consecutively.

Nova


Nova Herlangga Masrie – Head of Legal Services Division 
Ministry of Investment/Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) 

Nova has been working at BKPM for more than 13 years. In his recent position, he responsible in handling legal issues or disputes associated with BKPM. He also gives advice on legal or regulatory issues to the related unit and other institutions. He recently involved in the implementation of the new Online Single Submission (OSS) System at BKPM. Prior to this position, he was a Head Section in the Investment Cooperation Directorate that has a function in negotiating bilateral and regional investment treaty between Indonesia and dialogue partner. He was a member of Indonesian delegation in some investment treaty/agreement negotiations, e.g. ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement, ASEAN-China, ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand, ASEAN-Korea, Indonesia-Kuwait, and Indonesia-EFTA. 

He obtained his law degree from Parahyangan University (2003) and master degree from University of Indonesia (2005). In addition, he also teaches several courses at Faculty of Law, Jakarta University since 2016.

Ricardo


Dr. Ricardo Simanjuntak, SH.LL.M - Vice President
Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)

Dr. Ricardo Simanjuntak, SH.LL.M is now being trusted as the Vice President of Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI), The Chairman of Advisory Board of the Indonesian Receivers and Administrators Association (AKPI), the member of Experts Board of the Association of Insurance Management Expert of Indonesia (AAMAI), the member of Experts Board for Business Legal Reform, for bankruptcy law, enforcing contracts and establishing business entities of the National Law Development Body of the Indonesia Ministry of Law and Human Rights, member of the Central Supervisory Council of Notaries of the Indonesia Ministry of Law and Human Rights, member judges of the Asia Business Law, and also the Counsellor at the LawAsia.

His main Job/profession is an advocate, a founder Partner of the Law Firm of Ricardo Simanjuntak and Partners, addressed at Wirausaha Building, Kuningan,South Jakarta. Beside as an Advocate, he is also a Receiver and Administrator at the Indonesia Commercial Court, the Authorised Mediator at the Court of Indonesia, a lecturer for a post graduate program, and the Independent Commissioner of PT.Sunlife Financial Indonesia. He is also invited as a speaker in many national and international seminars, workshops  and conferences. He is also Lecturer of Post graduate program at the University of Airlangga and the University of Sumatera Utara.

Ridha

Ridha Aditya Nugraha - Faculty Member
Air and Space Law Studies, Universitas Prasetiya Mulya

Ridha Aditya Nugraha is a Faculty Member of the International Business Law Program at Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, Indonesia. Since the beginning of 2018, he played a vital role in the founding and development of air and space law studies in the University. He has published several publications on air and space law issues in academic journals, policy papers, and national newspapers. Prior joining academica, he was a corporate lawyer in a Jakarta-based law firm, aviation specialist in a Danish consulting firm, and had gained experience with an European Union low-cost airline.

He is affiliated with the European Air Law Association (EALA) and German Aviation Research Society (GARS), and is also one of the experts at the Institute of Air and Space Law Aerohelp, Saint Petersburg. In regards to ASEAN aviation, he was involved at the European Union-EASA ARISE Plus Civil Aviation Project on enhancing passenger protection.

widodo


Widodo Tri Wibowo - Head of Legal
Novartis

He's a registered Indonesian Advocate, a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI). Currently, works for PT Novartis Indonesia, an affiliate company of Novartis Pharma AG, a global leading pharmaceutical as a Country Legal Head. This position is reporting directly to the Country President Director and functionally to Head Legal of Asia Cluster.
The Country Legal Head is responsible for providing strategic and legal advice in (and for ensuring the legal sufficiency of) all matters that are relevant to Novartis Group business in Indonesia, such as, contracts (e.g. marketing, promotion, purchasing, in-licensing, consultancy, employment, etc.), intellectual property enforcement, litigation, market access, and employment relations. In addition, I am responsible for establishing, promoting, and reinforcing compliance standards, aligned with local laws and regulations and company compliance policies.

He come with more than 16 years of relevant, solid experience in a multinational company and law firm. Prior to joining Novartis, he was Senior Legal Manager at PT Anugerah Pharmindo Lestari (APL), a member of Zuellig Pharma Groups company, a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare distribution company in the most market in Asian countries. Prior to that, he was Corporate Legal Manager at PT Samudera Indonesia, Tbk. A public listed company with the core business in shipping, integrated logistics, and seaports. 

Before assuming the Senior Corporate Legal Manager, he worked for PT Hexindo Adiperkasa, Tbk and PT Hitachi Construction Machinery Finance Indonesia as the Head of Legal. Previously, he worked at AMROOS & Partners Law Firm (now AMR Partnership), a leading IPR law firm in Indonesia; and in two International Organizations i.e. the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, where he gained international organization’s working experiences.

Yossy


Yossy Sulistyorini - Director and Head of Legal
UPC Renewables Indonesia

Yossy Sulistyorini (Yossy) is currently a Director and the Head of Legal of UPC Renewables Indonesia. Before joining UPC, Yossy was a Senior Associate at HHP (Baker McKenzie). She was a corporate lawyer with expertise in, among other things, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), ports, constructions, mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.

UPC, through its entities in Indonesia, is developing wind and solar projects in Indonesia - UPC has successfully built and is now operating the first utility scale wind power plant project (PLTB) in Sidenreng Rappang (Sidrap) Regency, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, which was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia in July 2018. Other than Indonesia, Yossy has also been involved in other UPC's projects in other regions in Asia.

Yossy has also been selected as a participant in the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program 2021, organized by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) partnered with the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET). The program is designed to accelerate the careers of women in the wind industry, support their pathway to leadership positions and foster a global network of mentorship, knowledge-sharing and empowerment.
 
 

 

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FINALISTS

For queries about the shortlist, please email Lokesh at lokesh.bogati@thomsonreuters.com

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Dealmaker of the Year 

Antonius Alexander Tigor, Telkomsel
Arie Armand, Armand Yapsunto Muharamsyah & Partners
Emir Nurmansyah, ABNR
Erwandi Hendarta, HHP Law Firm
Fahrul S. Yusuf, SSEK Legal Consultants
Hendra Ong, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Jennifer B. Tumbuan, Tumbuan & Partners
Luky I. Walalangi, Walalangi & Partners
Maurice Maulana Sitomorang, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Pablo Malay, GoJek
Pheo M. Hutabarat, HHR Lawyers
Pramudya A. Oktavinanda, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions 
Putu Suryastuti, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Rambun Tjajo, TJAJO & Partners

Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year 

Andi Kadir, HHP Law Firm
Dewi Savitri Reni, SSEK Legal Consultants
Eri Hertiawan, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Firmansyah, KarimSyah Law Firm 
Harvardy Muhammad Iqbal, Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren
Melati Siregar, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Nira Nazarudin, Soemadipradja & Taher
R. Bayu Perdana, Maqdir Ismail & Partners
Sahat Siahaan, ABNR
Tony Budidjaja, Budidjaja International Lawyers

In-House Lawyer of the Year

Antonius Alexander Tigor, Telkomsel
Irwienda Diah Puspita, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Indonesia
Liza Nur Azizah, AirAsia Indonesia
Maria Magdalena, FWD Insurance
Nanda Vinesya, Halodoc
Pablo Malay, GoJek
Rista Qatrini Manurung, AIA Financial
Siendy K. Wisananda, Medco Energi Internasional
Titi Maria Rusli, EMTEK
Yuliana Tjhai, Soho Global Health

Managing Partner of the Year

Arie Armand, Armand Yapsunto Muhramsyah & Partners
Bono Daru Adji, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Denny Rahmansyah, SSEK Legal Consultants
Emir Nurmansyah, ABNR
Jennifer B. Tumbuan, Tumbuan & Partners
Luky I. Walalangi, Walalangi & Partners
Melissa Butarbutar, TJAJO & Partners
Nien Rafles Siregar, Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
Pramudya A. Oktavinanda, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Tony Budidjaja, Budidijaja International Lawyers
Yozua Makes, Makes & Partners

Woman Lawyer of the Year

Dewi Savitri Reni, SSEK Legal Consultants
Fransisca, Makes & Partners
Indira Yustikania, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Indri Khrisnavari, Total E&P Indonesia
Indri Pramitaswari Guritno, HHP Law Firm
Irawati Hermawan, Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
Irwienda Diah Puspita, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Indonesia
Kirana D. Sastrawijaya, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Liza Nur Azizah, AirAsia Indonesia
Miriam Andreta, Walalangi & Partners
Mutiara Rengganis, Armand Yapsunto Muhramsyah & Partners
Puspita Hendra Sari, 3M
Rista Qatrini Manurung, AIA Financial
Rita Taufik, ABNR
Sylvia M. Mauren, Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren
Zippora BML Siregar, Siregar & Djojonegoro

Young Lawyer of the Year

Alfa Dewi Setiawati, Akset Law
Antonius Alexander Tigo, Telkomsel
Arie Ahsanurrohim, Angkasa Pura I
Dewi Djalal, Dewi Djalal & Partners
Elsie Hakim, ABNR
Fikha Ekha, Amartha
Hans Adiputra Kurniawan, Walalangi & Partners
Hendra Ong, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Iyarman Waruwu, Waruwu & Partners
Mahardikha Sardjana, HHP Law Firm
Maurice Maulana Situmorang, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Melissa Butarbutar, TJAJO & Partners
Mohammad Renaldi Zulkarnain, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Narada Kumara, Budidjaja International Lawyers
Oscar Damarjati, Hendra Soenardi
Poppy Cut Rahmasuci, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Rizaldy Tauhid, Oentoeng Suria & Partners 
Steffen Hadi, H&A Partners
Stephen Igore Warokka, SSEK Legal Consultants
Tiur Henny, MIP Law Firm
Windri Marieta, Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren

IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

Adira Insurance
AIA Financial
FWD Insurance
GoJek
Indonesia Infrastructure Finance
Payfazz
TrueMoney Indonesia

Healthcare and Pharmaceutical In-House Team of the Year

Merck
Sarana Meditama Metropolitan
Soho Global Health

Innovative In-House Team of the Year

AIA Financial
British School Jakarta 
GoJek
Jaya Ekspress Transindo
Kata.ai 
Traveloka

State-Owned Enterprise In-House Team of the Year 

Angakasa Pura I
Bukit Asam
MRT Jakarta
Perkebunan Nusantara III 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year

EMTEK
GoJek
Ruangguru
Tower Bersama Group
Traveloka

Transportation and Logistics In-House Team of the Year

Angkasa Pura I
Gajah Tunggal
GoJek
Jaya Ekspress Transindo
MRT Jakarta 

Indonesia In-House Team of the Year

3M
Adira Insurance
Angkasa Pura I
Bukit Asam
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Indonesia
GoJek
Medco Energies
Sayurbox 
Soho Global Health
Traveloka

FIRM CATEGORIES

Antitrust and Competition Law Firm of the Year 

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
HHR Lawyers
Ignatius Andy Law Offices
MHP Law Office
Soemadipradja & Taher
SSEK Legal Consultants
Walalangi & Partners

Arbitration Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hendra Soenardi
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Ignatius Andy Law Offices
KarimSyah Law Firm

Aviation Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
IKRA Legal
Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners
Roosdiono & Partners 
TNB & Partners

Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Roosdiono & Partners 
Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions

Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
H&A Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
SSEK Legal Consultants
Walalangi & Partners

Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year

Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren
Hendra Soenardi
HHR Lawyers
KarimSyah Law Firm
Leks&Co 
Maqdir Ismail & Partners
Oentoeng Suria & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions

Environmental Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
ARMA Law
Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year 

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswaran Bunjamin & Tandjung
SSEK Legal Consultants
TJAJO & Partners
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Walalangi & Partners

Innovative Technologies Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Adrem Law Firm
ANSS Counsellors at Law
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
SIP Law Firm
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tilleke & Gibbins
TJAJO & Partners
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions

Insurance Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Dewi Djalal & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
KarimSyah Law Firm

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
HHP Law Firm
HHR Lawyers
IABF Law Firm
Iman Sjahputra & Partners
Roosdiono & Partners 
Sidabukke & Partners
SIP Law Firm
Suryomurcito & Co 
Tilleke & Gibbins
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions

International Law Firm of the Year

Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Milbank

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Farida Law Office
HHP Law Firm
HHR Lawyers
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners
Soemadipradja & Taher
SSEK Legal Consultants

Litigation Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
KarimSyah Law Firm
Kudri & Djamaris 
Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
Soemadipradja & Taher

Maritime Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
ARMA Law
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

Medical and Healthcare Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
KarimSyah Law Firm
SIP Law Firm
Siregar & Djojonegoro
Sutedja & Associates
Tilleke & Gibbins
TJAJO & Partners
Tumbuan & Partners

Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Armand Yapsunto Muharamsyah & Partners 
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Oentoeng Suria & Partners
SSEK Legal Consultants
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions

Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo 
Oentoeng Suria & Partners
Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
SSEK Legal Consultants

Rising Law Firm of the Year

Adrem Law Firm
ARMA Law
Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners
Dewi Djalal & Partners
H&A Partners
Imran Muntaz & Co.
Kyora Law Firm
Siahaan Irdamis Andarumi & Rekan
Siregar & Djojonegoro
TJAJO & Partners

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year 

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
SSEK Legal Consultants
TJAJO & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions 
Walalangi & Partners

Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year 

Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
Harvardy, Marieta and Mauren
Hendra Soenardi
Imran Muntaz & Co.
Indrawan Darsyah Santoso
Nasoetion & Atyanto
Siahaan Irdamis Andarumi & Rekan
Siregar & Djojonegoro
TJAJO & Partners
Tumbuan & Partners

Indonesia Law Firm of the Year

ABNR
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hermawan Juniarto & Partners
HHP Law Firm
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung
K&K Advocates
Oentoeng Suria & Partners
Siregar Setiawan Manulu Partnership
SSEK Legal Consultants
TJAJO & Partners
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions
Walalangi & Partners

DEAL CATEGORIES 

Debt Market Deal of the Year (Midsize)

An LMIRT Subsidiary's Issuance of Senior Notes
Law firms: Allen & Gledhill; Allen & Overy; Makes & Partners; Milbank; White & Case; Witara Cakra & Associates

Apexindo's Issuance of Mandatory Convertible Bonds
Law firms: Hogan Lovells; Kirkland & Ellis; Mishcon de Reya; TJAJO & Partners; Widyawan & Partners

Bank Mandiri's Issuance of EMTN Programme
Law firms: Allen & Overy; Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Ginting & Reksodiputro 
Banks: HSBC; Mandiri Securities

Golden Energy and Resources' Senior Notes Offering
Law firms: Ginting & Reksodiputro; Latham & Watkins; Makes & Partners; Norton Rose Fulbright; Shearman & Sterling; Witara Cakra Advocates

Indonesia Infrastructure Finance's EMTN Programme
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Linklaters

SMART's Issuance of Shelf Bonds
Law firm: Tumbuan & Partners
Bank: Bank Mega

Soechi's Issuance of Senior Notes
Law firms: Makes & Partners; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Sidley Austin

Wijaya Karya's Issuance of Shelf Bonds
Law firm: Tumbuan & Partners
Banks: BNI Sekuritas; BRI Danareksa Sekuritas; Mandiri Sekuritas; RHB Sekuritas 


Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium) 

Alam Sutera Realty's Exchange and Consent Solicitation
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Milbank; Shearman & Sterling; Widyawan & Partners

Angkasa Pura II Debt Restructuring
Law firm: IABF Law Firm
Banks: Bank Mandiri; Bank Maybank; Bank Negara; Bank Rakyat; Bank Tabungan Negara; Indonesia Infrastruktur Finance; Lembaga Pembiayaan Ekspor Indonesia/Indonesia Eximbank; Sarana Multi Infrastruktur 

Bank Permata's Issuance of Additional Tier-1 Subordinated Notes
Law firms: Allen & Overy; Ginting & Reksodiputro; Nasoetion & Atyanto

Duniatex Group's Debt Restructuring
Law firms: ABNR; Aji Wijaya & Co.; Allen & Overy; Baker McKenzie; BlackOak; Duma Hutapea & Partners; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Ginting & Reksodiputro; Hariyanto & Partners; HHP Law Firm; Hotman Paris Hutapea & Partners; Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership; Swandy Halim & Partners 
Banks: Aozora; Bank BNI Syariah; Bank BRIsyariah; Bank Danamon Indonesia; Bank ICBC Indonesia; Bank Mandiri; Bank of Panshin; Bank Negara Indonesia; Bank Permata; Bank Rakyat Indonesia; BNPP; Chailease International; Entie Commercial Bank; First Commercial Bank; Indian Bank; ING; Maybank Indonesia; QNB; SC Lowy; Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank; Union Bank of India; Woori Global; Yuanta

Government of Indonesia's Issuance of Samurai Bonds
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Indofood CBP's Issuance of Global Bond 
Law firms: Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow; Herbert Smith Freehills; HHP Law Firm; Melli Darsa & Co.; Milbank

Issuance of Quadruple-Tranche by Republic of Indonesia
Law firms: Allen & Overy; Ginting & Reksodiputro; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Mayer Brown 

Pertamina's Issuance of Global MTN Program
Law firms: ABNR; Allen & Overy; Ginting & Reksodiputro; Latham & Watkins
Banks: BNP Paribas; Citigroup Global Markets; Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; Mandiri Securities; MUFG Securities Asia; SMBC Nikko Capital Markets; Société Générale

Perusahaan Listrik Negara's Shelf Offering Program
Law firm: UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

Republic of Indonesia's Issuance of International Sukuk
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; HHP Law Firm; Hogan Lovells International; White & Case
Banks: CIMB; Citigroup; Dubai Islamic Bank; HSBC; Standard Chartered

Star Energy's Issuance of Green Bonds
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Clifford Chance; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Lennox Paton; Makes & Partners; Mayer Brown; Milbank; Rajah & Tann Singapore; Walkers  
Banks: Barclays; Credit Suisse; DBS Bank; Deutsche Bank

Equity Market Deal of the Year

Archi Indonesia's IPO
Law firms: Clifford Chance; HHP Law Firm; White and Case; Witara Cakra Advocates
Banks: BNI Sekuritas; Citigroup; Credit Suisse; Mandiri Sekuritas; UOB Kay Hian 
HHP Law Firm

Bank Jago's Rights Issue
Law firm: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Bank Pembangunan Daerah Banten's Rights Issue
Law firm: Tumbuan & Partners

Bank Permata's Rights Issue
Law firm: Nasoetion & Atyanto
Bank: Mandiri Sekuritas

Energi Mega Persada's Rights Issue
Law firm: Tjajo & Partners

Mora Telematika Indonesia's Issuance and Public Offering of Sukuk
Law firm: Makes & Partners

Sarana Meditama Metropolitan's Rights Issue
Law firm: Tjajo & Partners
Bank: Mandiri Sekuritas

M&A Deal of the Year

CK Hutchison's Merger with Indosat 
Law firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Ginting & Reksodiputro; HHP Law Firm; Witara Cakra Advocates 

GoJek Investment in Bank Jago  
Law firm: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 

GoJek Merger with Tokopedia 
Law firms: Allen & Overy; Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; Ginting & Reksodiputro  
 
Indika Energy's Joint Venture with Fourth Partner Energy 
Law firms: Dua Associates; Sidley Austin; Tjajo & Partners 
 
Indofood CBP's Acqiuisition of Pinehill Company 
Law firms: ABNR; Anjarwalla & Khanna; Abdulaziz Alajlan & Partner; Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow; Banwo & Ighodalo; Esin Attorney Partnership; Helmy, Hamza and Partners; Jankovic, Popovic & Mitic; Kimathi & Partners; Nasrollah & Associés - Baker & McKenzie; Walkers  
 
Indomobil Group's Acquisition of Nissan Motor 
Law firm: SSEK Legal Consultants 
 
Kimberly-Clark Softex Indonesia  
Law firms: Allen & Gledhill; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Makarim & Taira S.; Maples & Calder; Soemadipradja & Taher 
 
Mitbana Joint Venture with Sinar Mas Land 
Law firms: Walalangi & Partners; Wiyono Partnership   
 
Mitsubishi UFJ's Acquisition with Hitachi Capital Corp 
Law firms: Mori Hamada & Matsumoto; Nishimura & Asahi; Walalangi & Partners 

Three Syariah Banks Merger 
Law firm: HHP Law Firm 
 

Project Finance Deal of the Year

Financing for 2,000MW Jawa 9+10 Power Project
Law firms: ABNR; Assegaf Hamzah & Partners; DLA Piper; Milbank; UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

Financing for 6 FREMM-Class Frigates
Law firm: ABNR 

Financing for Asahan-1 Hydropower Project
Law firms: ABNR; Shearman & Sterling

Financing for Mempawah Smelter Grade Alumina Refinery Project
Law firms: Allen & Overy; Oentoeng Suria & Partners
Banks: BNPP; DBS 

Financing for Pure Jakarta Data Centre
Law firms: ABNR; Oentoeng Suria & Partners; White & Case

Loan Financing to Adaro Indonesia
Law firms: Hendra Soenardi; Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo; Milbank
Banks: Bank CIMB Niaga; Bank Danamon; Bank Mandiri; Bank Maybank; Bank Negara; Bank of China; Bank Mandiri; Bank Permata; Bank QNB; Bank Rakyat; Bank UOB; Citigroup Global Markets; HSBC; Standard Chartered Bank; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 

Procurement of a Government Multifunction Satellite PPP Project
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah and Partners; Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners; Jones Day; Millbank; White & Case

Star Energy's Issuance of Project Bond
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah and Partners; Clifford Chance; Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung; Lennox Paton; Milbank; Rajah & Tann; Walkers 

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* The above list will be regularly updated until final. 

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ELIGIBILITY 

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