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Hendra Soenardi

Hendra Soenardi is an Indonesian law firm which has extensive international experience. Hendra Soenardi focuses primarily on: (1) corporate and M&A, (2) banking & finance, (3) project, energy & infrastructure, (4) international dispute resolution and (5) telecommunications, media and technology matters.

Hendra Soenardi has handled some of the largest and most complex matters in Indonesia.

Some of the transactions which Hendra Soenardi has handled have been recognized as South East Asia M&A Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business, the Deal of the Year by Asian Counsel, the Best High Yield Bond by Finance Asia, the Deal of the Year in Asia Pacific for Power by IJGlobal (Project Finance and Infrastructure Journal), the Project Finance Deal of the Year in Asia by International Financial Law Review, the Project Finance Deal of the Year and the Indonesia Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business.

Asian Legal Business nominated Hendra Soenardi for: (1) the Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year, (2) the Project, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year and (3) the Arbitration & Litigation Law Firm of the Year in 2017. 

Asia Business Law Journal recognized the two founding partners of Hendra Soenardi (Eddy Hendra & Soenardi Pardi) in the A-List Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers in 2018.

Hendra Soenardi works very closely with various top global and regional law firms to add significant value to transactions and dispute matters that it is involved in. As a testament to Hendra Soenardi’s work quality, one of the top global law firms which Hendra Soenardi has worked with, on a number of matters over a long period of time, wrote: “We have worked very closely and successfully with Hendra Soenardi over the last decade on various major deals in Indonesia. ... Hendra Soenardi... deliver top quality work... to their clients”.

The other notable matters handled by Hendra Soenardi are the appointment as the Indonesian counsel and expert witness for the Republic of Indonesia in several international dispute resolution cases.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Hendra Soenardi has handled some of the largest and most complex mergers and acquisitions in Indonesia, including related acquisition financing and refinancing. Throughout these deals, we have represented a broad range of clients from private equity sponsors, investment banks and publicly traded companies to closely held organizations. We have represented bidders, buyers, selling shareholders, target companies, sponsors and financial advisors in their varying roles.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

  • Represented Agung Podomoro Group in various large scale land acquisitions.
  • Represented Sinar Mas Group in various large scale acquisitions in various industries.
  • Represented Wira Sakti Group in a large scale real property development.
  • Counsel to PT Alam Tri Abadi in the USD1.1B acquisition of a 100% interest in Agalia Energy Investments and Ariane Investments Mezzanine, and to the controlling shareholders in the USD1.3 billion IPO by PT Adaro Energy Tbk. The acquisition and the IPO provided the foreign investors in PT Adaro Indonesia with a platform to switch their interests in PT Adaro Indonesia into interests in PT Adaro Energy Tbk. The IPO was recognized as one of the Deals of the Year in Asia by Asian Counsel in 2008. White & Case represented Agalia Capital. Milbank represented Ariane Investments.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Alam Tri Abadi in the acquisition of an integrated coal mining business in Kalimantan from BHP Billiton. The minority interest was acquired in 2010 for USD350m and the majority interest was acquired in 2016 for USD120 million.
  • Counsel to Saratoga Equity and other shareholders in the sale of their controlling interest in PT Adaro Indonesia, one of the largest coal producers in Indonesia, to a consortium of international banks and strategic investors led by T. P. Rachmat and Edwin Soeryadjaya. It was one of the largest and most complex M&A/LBO transactions in Indonesia and South East Asia. The transaction was recognized by Asian Legal Business in 2006 as the South East Asia M&A Deal of the Year. Baker McKenzie represented the minority shareholder and Milbank represented the purchaser.
  • Counsel to PT Adaro Indonesia, one of the largest coal producers in Indonesia, in the USD325 million issuance of minority shares to EGAT International Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, which was represented by Baker McKenzie.
  • Together with O’Melveny & Myers, Hendra Soenardi represented one of the largest palm oil plantation companies in Indonesia in a USD350 million acquisition of a palm oil plantation in Sumatra.
  • Counsel to SHV Holdings BV and other shareholders in the sale of a 100% interest in PT Makro Indonesia, one of the largest discount store chains in Indonesia, for EUR227 million to Lotte Shopping Co Ltd which was represented by Yulchon.
  • Counsel to PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika in the acquisition of a 100% interest in PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Finance (formerly PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Rent), a holding company of automotive rental and finance business, and the third largest automotive rental company in Indonesia, from PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya.
  • Counsel to PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika as the issuer of approximately USD100 million of Mandatorily Convertible Notes Due in 2017.
  • Counsel to the controlling shareholder and the target company in the sale of the 23% interest in PT Avrist Assurance (formerly PT Asuransi AlA Indonesia) to DEG (German Investment & Development Company). The sale of the 23% interest to Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance was represented by Baker McKenzie.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian telecommunications company in the purchase of telecommunications assets from a listed Indonesian telecommunications company.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of 25% interest in one of the largest independent power producers in Indonesia.
  • Counsel to Sumitomo Corporation as the controlling shareholder of two of the largest finance companies in Indonesia in a joint venture with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and PT Sinar Mas Multiartha.
  • Together with Latham & Watkins, Hendra Soenardi represented an Indonesian purchaser in a large scale acquisition of an integrated coal mining business in Kalimantan.
  • Counsel to the arranger in a reverse takeover of an Indonesian shipping company by a Singapore company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
  • Counsel to a prospective purchaser in an acquisition plan of a minority interest in one of the largest Independent Power Producers in Indonesia (PT Paiton Energy) in 2016.
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Energy, Projects & Infrastructure

Hendra Soenardi has handled major project matters representing developers, controlling shareholders and strategic investors. We negotiate credit and collateral documents, and other relevant agreements, including subordinated debt, equity, guarantees, support, concession, cooperation, profit sharing, power purchase, operating and service agreements. We deal with various aspects of project development including banking and finance, energy, environment, natural resources, telecommunications and real property.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

Power & Infrastructure Sector

  • Counsel to PT Adaro Power as a sponsor of the development of a 2 x 1,000 MW power plant in Central Java (using a Public Private Partnership scheme). This transaction was recognized as the Indonesia Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business in 2016, the Project Finance Deal of the Year in Asia by International Financial Law Review and the Deal of the Year in Asia Pacific for Power by Project Finance and Infrastructure Journal in 2017.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Tanjung Power Indonesia, as the independent power producer, and its sponsors in the development of a 2 x 100 MW power plant in South Kalimantan.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of a 25% interest in one of the largest power producers in Indonesia.
  • Together with Skadden Arps, Hendra Soenardi represented the sponsors in bidding for the development of a 2 x 600 MW mine-mouth coal fired power plant in Sumatra.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of a power producer in Sulawesi.
  • Together with Rajah & Tann, Hendra Soenardi represented the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of LNG carriers.
  • Advising a multinational Japanese corporation on the local content requirements of electricity infrastructure projects in Indonesia.
  • Advising sponsors of a power plant project on the structure of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contracts and the involvement of a foreign contractor, and on the procedure for selecting EPC contractors for the development of a 2 x 100 MW power plant.
  • Counsel to one of the largest Asian private equity firms in a proposed acquisition of one of the largest land transport companies in Indonesia.
  • Counsel to the sponsor in the development of an integrated coal mining business in Kalimantan which included land transport and seaport facilities.
  • Counsel to a private equity firm in the proposed acquisition of a toll road operator.
  • Counsel to the sponsor in one of the largest reclamation projects in Jakarta.  

Mining Sector

  • Counsel to the purchaser in an acquisition of coal mining companies, including legal due diligence of mining subsidiaries (IUP holders) located in East Kalimantan which would supply coal for a mine-mouth power project.
  • Advising an international coal trading company in relation to a Indonesian Coal Contract of Work (PKP2B).
  • Advising the sponsors in the preparation of a comprehensive list of licenses to be obtained by a coal mining company for a mine-mouth power plant project.
  • Advising a client on the status of assets utilized by a mining company holding a Coal Contract of Work (PKP2B).
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of a foreign investment company holding a Coal Contract of Work (PKP2B) in Kalimantan. We conducted due diligence where one of the key issues was the overlap between mining and forestry areas.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in an acquisition of coal mining companies, including legal due diligence of mining subsidiaries (IUP holders) located in Muawa Wahau, East Kutai, East Kalimantan, which would supply coal for a mine-mouth power project.
  • Counsel to the purchaser of a proposed acquisition of an integrated mining business in East Kalimantan involving legal due diligence on a coal train operator.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of a group of mining companies with an integrated mining business in East Kalimantan and Sumatra involving complex legal due diligence. The IUP Production Operations consisted of coal hauling road operations, mining service provision, port operations, sea transportation / shipping companies and, coal trading activities.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of a mining services company involving extensive legal due diligence.
  • Counsel to one of the largest coal companies in Indonesia, with land overlapping that of a plantation company in Kalimantan.

Plantation Sector 

  • Advising one of the largest plantation company groups in Indonesia on its material licensing and regulatory obligations in preparation for a proposed sale of several plantation companies.
  • Advising shareholders in a proposed restructuring of plantation companies.
  • Advising a client on a licensed plantation area that overlapped protected forest and mining areas.
  • Advising a client on the regulatory limits of a licensed plantation area owned by a group of companies in Indonesia.
  • Advising a client on issues related to Timber Utilization Permits (Izin Pemanfaatan Kayu).
  • Advising a client on the implications of the Presidential Moratorium on new Palm Oil Plantation Licenses.
  • Advising a client on TORA (Tanah Objek Reforma Agraria) in relation to the relinquishment of a forestry area for plantation companies. 

Land Related Sector

  • Advising and assisting an independent power producer (IPP) in arranging a land title structure so that three land titles could co-exist on the same plot. The three titles were to be held by the IPP, the local government, and a private company in a manner acceptable to all parties, including the lenders for project finance purposes. This included the negotiation of a cooperation agreement in the local government with respect of the utilization of regional-owned assets (Barang Milik Daerah).
  • Advising an IPP on land related matters in South Kalimantan, including the splitting of Hak Guna Bangunan (HGB), the negotiation with the local government of Hak Pengelolaan (HPL), and dealing with right of way issues in their respective mining and HGB areas, so that the land structure arrangements were acceptable to the IPP’s lenders. The settlement of these land matters helped the sponsors, PLN, and the  government to navigate one of the main obstacles to the project at that time.
  • Advising a company on the issues relating to land auction procedures and converting land titles.
  • Advising sponsors in the preparation of a land procurement plan to be submitted to PLN for the purpose of project tendering. Issues addressed included the project’s of location compatibility with national, provincial, and regional spatial plans.
  • Advising clients on several overlapping license issues: plantation areas, mining areas, gas concessions, and protected forest areas.
  • Counsel to a consortium dealing with the Indonesian National Land Body on the land abandonment issues.
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Banking & Finance

Hendra Soenardi has handled many large and complex debt finance, refinane, securitization, structured finance and derivatives transactions. We have broad experience representing borrowers, sponsors, collateral providers, lenders, agents and financial advisors in their various capacities across financing transactions.

REPRESENTATIVE TRANSACTIONS

  • Counsel to PT Pengembangan Pariwisata Indonesia (Persero) / Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) as the borrower in respect of a USD 248 million facility issued by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), guaranteed by the Government of Indonesia for the purpose of the development of new tourism infrastructure in the Mandalika region of Lombok, Indonesia.
  • Counsel to PT Adaro Power as a sponsor in the financing of a USD4.2 billion Central Java power project.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Tanjung Power Indonesia as the borrower in respect of a USD545 million South Kalimantan power project, and its subsequent refinancing.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Adaro Indonesia as the borrower and PT Adaro Energy Tbk as the guarantor in a USD1 billion facility issued by a group of international lenders.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Saptaindra Sejati as the borrower in a USD200 million facility issued by a group of international lenders, and its subsequent refinancing, totalling USD1 billion.
  • Counsel to PT Tri Wahana Universal as the borrower in respsect of a USD150 million facility issued by Standard Chartered Bank and Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation which were represented by Stamford and Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Maritim Barito Perkasa as the borrower in respect of a USD120 million facility issued by a group of international lenders.
  • Together with Milbank, Hendra Soenardi represented PT Trinugraha Thohir as the borrower in respect of a USD110 million facility issued by Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Together with Allen & Overy, Hendra Soenardi represented Citibank, DEG (German Investment & Development Company) and FMO (Netherlands Development Finance Company) as the lenders in respect of a USD65m facility issued in favour of an Indonesian borrower.
  • Together with Rajah & Tann (Singapore), represented the Singapore-branch of an International bank in a USD75 million term loan facility provided to an Indonesian plantation company.
  • Counsel to PT Nusa Persada Indonesia as the borrower and PT Agro Maju Raya as the guarantor in respect of a USD50m facility issued by Standard Chartered Bank, which was represented by Linklaters and Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho & Reksodiputro.
  • Counsel to one of the largest Japanese joint venture consumer finance companies in Indonesia in the sale of part of its financial assets for USD100 million to a purchaser which was represented by Clifford Chance and Mochtar, Karuwin & Komar.
  • Counsel to a foreign private equity firm as the lender in a restructuring of USD 60 million of financial obligations owed by an Indonesian mining company.
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Hendra Soenardi has handled some of the largest and most complex disputes in Indonesia. We have represented buyers, sellers, target companies, resources companies, sponsors, power producers, real estate property developers and plantation companies in various amicable settlements outside of the courts and in various adversarial disputes before the courts and arbitration panels in and outside of Indonesia.

Soenardi Pardi, the head of our litigation practice, has been involved in international disputes filed with the courts in Singapore and Hong Kong and arbitration panels in Singapore, London and Washington D.C., either as an Indonesian counsel or expert witness.

REPRESENTATIVE DISPUTES

  • Together with Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to the Republic of Indonesia in defense of a claim from Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd, filed with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
  • At the request of Lipman Karas, Soenardi Pardi acted as an expert witness for the Republic of Indonesia in defence of an application for asset recovery from a foreign jurisdiction.
  • Together with Holman Fenwick Willan, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to an Indonesian mining company in defense of a claim from a commodity purchaser filed with the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Together with Allen & Gledhill, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to an Indonesian mining company in a claim against its main contractor filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Together with Rajah & Tann, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to an Indonesian power producer in a claim against its main contractor filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Together with Rajah & Tann, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to a Singapore company in a claim against a Malaysian company in multiple jurisdictions in relation to a shareholder dispute.
  • Together with Drew & Napier, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to a Singapore company in a claim against an Indonesian company in relation to a shareholder dispute.
  • At the request of Drew & Napier, Soenardi Pardi acted as an expert witness for a Singapore company in a claim of breach of contract against an Indonesian company.
  • Together with Kenneth Tan Partnership, Hendra Soenardi acted as counsel to an investor and a target company in defense of various claims from an ousted shareholder filed in the courts of Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian company in one of the largest successful derivative claims against Standard Chartered Bank filed with the Indonesian courts.

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION MATTERS

  • Counsel to a power producer in Kalimantan in a claim against its main contractor filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
  • Counsel to a state-owned project owner in a dispute with its main contractor in relation to the construction of a high-rise building in Jakarta.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian construction company in a dispute with its local and international subcontractors filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
  • Counsel to the property arm of a state-owned company in a construction dispute, renegotiation and settlement with another state-owned construction company, and advising on the compliance of the renegotiation with Badan Permeriksaan Keuangan (the State audit agency).
  • Counsel to a contractor in a construction dispute settlement with a foreign-owned (PMA) Indonesian coal company

 

LAND RELATED MATTERS 

  • Advising on a land ownership dispute relating to Eigendom Verponding (land title prior to the introduction of the Basic Agrarian Law).
  • Advising a property developer on a land ownership dispute between a holder of Hak Pengelolaan and a holder of Hak Guna Bangunan (“HGB”).
  • Advising one of the biggest property developers on a land ownership dispute relating to inheritance rights and their affect on a land sale and purchase agreement.
  • Advising a developer in a dispute relating to overlapping HGB and Girik land (a form of customary title).
  • Advising one of the biggest property developers in Indonesia, as a purchaser, in a dispute relating to the proposed sale and purchase of 180 hectares of land and a land dispute settlement agreement relating to 350 hectares of land.
  • Advising a coal mining company in Kalimantan in a land overlapping/license revocation dispute with several plantation companies.
  • Advising sponsors on the key legal issues in an on-going land dispute for the site of a proposed power plant, in order to facilitate deal closure.
  • Counsel to a defendant power producer in Central Java in relation to a land clearance and spatial law dispute before the Indonesian administrative court. Successfully defending the case assisted the sponsors, PLN, and the Government to overcome one of the main obstacles in the development of the power plant project.
  • Advising one of the biggest property developers in a dispute relating to a claim for compensation in respect of land acquired for a public purpose by the Government.

 

 

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Telecommunication, Media & Technology

Hendra Soenardi has handled many transactions and provided legal advice in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in Indonesia, including asset acquisition, operational and cooperation agreements, and matters related to licensing and electronic systems. We have represented a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from satellite-based telecommunications network providers, fiber optic-based telecommunications network providers, telecommunications tower developers to online trading providers.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Counsel to a ‘unicorn’ company and advising on the structure of a financial technology platform and various product, market place and e-money legal issues.
  • Counsel to Katadata (a startup online media, data and research company) in a round of proposed funding subscribed by East Ventures, the Media Development Investment Fund and a local investor.
  • Counsel to a startup company in a proposed restructuring involving several investors.
  • Represented the purchaser in the acquisition of a majority interest in a telecommunications company in Indonesia.
  • Counsel to the purchasers in the acquisition of a 100% interest in an Indonesian indirect subsidiary of one of the largest US technology-based groups
  • Counsel to an Indonesian online automotive trading marketplace provider on its incorporation and day to day operations, including issues relating to its electronic systems, privacy policy, and platform terms and conditions.
  • Counsel to a public listed company in Indonesia in relation to its cooperation agreements and its telecommunications tower operations.
  • Counsel to a public listed company in Indonesia in respect of a cooperation agreement with one of the largest corporate groups in Indonesia in the field of a fiber optic-based telecommunications networks.
  • Counsel to a public listed company in Indonesia bidding on the Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) system for Jakarta.
  • Counsel to the purchaser of telecommunications assets from a listed Indonesian telecommunications company.
  • Counsel to a telecommunications infrastructure company in relation to the construction of its nationwide telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Counsel to a telecommunications company in relation to the review of its 3G license by the Government of Indonesia.
Eddy Hendra

LL.M., University of Washington.
S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)
Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal (HKHPM)

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Eddy Hendra

Hendra has more than 25 years of experience. He practiced in Singapore with Latham & Watkins from 2000 to 2004.

Hendra focuses primarily on corporate and M&A, project, energy & infrastructure and corporate and financial restructuring.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Counsel to PT Alam Tri Abadi in the US$470 million acquisition of an integrated coal mining business in Kalimantan from BHP Billiton.
  • Counsel to one of the largest Asian private equity firms in a proposed acquisition of one of the largest land transport companies in Indonesia.
  • Counsel to a private equity firm in the proposed acquisition of a toll road operator.
  • Counsel to the sponsor in the development of an integrated coal mining business in Kalimantan which includes land transport and seaport facilities.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of LNG carriers.
  • Counsel to a private equity firm in the acquisition of an Indonesian maritime business.
  • Counsel to PT Alam Tri Abadi in the US$1.1 billion acquisition of a 100% interest in Agalia Energy Investments and Ariane Investments Mezzanine and to the controlling shareholders in the US$1.3 billion IPO by PT Adaro Energy Tbk. The IPO was recognized as the Deal of the Year by Asian Counsel in 2008.
  • Counsel to Saratoga Equity and other shareholders in the sale of their controlling interest in PT Adaro Indonesia to a consortium of international banks and strategic investors. It was recognized as the S. E. Asia M&A Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business in 2006.
  • Hendra was part of the Latham & Watkins team which represented Holcim Ltd in its acquisition of a controlling interest and the restructuring of US$1.2 billion debt of a listed Indonesian cement company, PT Semen Cibinong Tbk. The deal was recognized as the Restructuring Deal of the Year by International Financial Law Review in 2001.
Soenardi Pardi

LL.M., University of Utrecht School of Law.
S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)
Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal (HKHPM)

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Soenardi Pardi

Mr. Soenardi Pardi is a partner of Hendra Soenardi. Mr. Pardi has more than 25 years of experience

Mr. Pardi’s practice focuses on banking, securitization and structured finance and commercial dispute resolution. He has handled many large and complex debt financing, assets securitization, structured finance, derivatives, and public offering transactions, as well as complex cross border arbitration and litigation matters.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Soenardi Pardi is a member of the Expert Panel to the Ministry of Law and Human Rights.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian mining company in defense of a claim from a commodity purchaser filed with the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian mining company in a claim against its main contractor filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Expert witness for the Republic of Indonesia in an application for asset recovery from a foreign jurisdiction.
  • Counsel to an investor and a target company in defense of various claims from an ousted shareholder filed with the courts of Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Counsel to a Singapore company in a claim against a Malaysian company in multiple jurisdictions in relation to a shareholder dispute.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian company in one of the largest successful derivative claims against Standard Chartered Bank filed with the Indonesian court.
  • Counsel to SHV Holdings BV and other shareholders in the sale of a 100% interest in PT Makro Indonesia, one of the largest discount store chains in Indonesia, for €227 million to Lotte Shopping Co Ltd which was represented by Yulchon.
  • Counsel to the Republic of Indonesia in a defense against an annulment application from Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty. Ltd. filed with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Oscar Damarjati

S.H., Universitas Gadjah Mada.

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)
Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal (HKHPM)

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Oscar Damarjati

Oscar has more than 12 years experience. Oscar focuses primarily on corporate and M&A, project development and finance, and financial technology.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Counsel to the sponsors in a proposed development of a 2 x 100 MW power plant in Kalimantan.
  • Counsel to the purchaser in a proposed acquisition of an independent power producer in Sulawesi.
  • Counsel to PT Tanjung Power Indonesia as the independent power producer and its sponsors in the development of 2 x 100 MW power plant in South Kalimantan and the US$545 million financing.
  • Counsel to PT Adaro Power as a sponsor in the development of a 2 x 1,000 MW power plant in Central Java (using a Public Private Partnership scheme) and US$4.2 billion in financing. This transaction was recognized as the Project Finance Deal of the Year and the Indonesia Deal of the Year by Asian Legal Business in 2016, the Project Finance Deal of the Year in Asia by International Financial Law Review and the Deal of the Year in Asia Pacific for Power by IJGlobal (Project Finance and Infrastructure Journal) in 2017.
  • Counsel to several coal suppliers to support PT Bhumi Jati Power in achieving financial close of the Tanjung Jati Expansion 2 x 1,000 MW Power Plant (Java-4) project.
  • Counsel to the sponsors in the bidding of a 2 x 600 MW power plant in Sumatra.
  • Counsel to PT Adaro Indonesia as the borrower and PT Adaro Energy Tbk as the guarantor in a US$1 billion facility from a group of international lenders.
  • Counsel to PT Trinugraha Thohir as the borrower in a US$110 million facility from Standard Chartered Bank.
  • Counsel to a ‘unicorn’ startup company in respect of the structure of a financial technology platform and its various products, together with advice on market place and e-money issues.
Raisa Rinaldi

S.H., Universitas Indonesia

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)

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Raisa Rinaldi

Raisa Rinaldi (Ray) joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after graduating from Universitas Indonesia. Ray specializes in projects, banking and finance, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. His experience also includes advising on project development, financing structures, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. Industries specialized in include power, coal mining and non-bank financial institutions.

Ray has a license from Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI). He speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Victor Juan Tanojo

S.H., University of Indonesia.

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)

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Victor Juan Tanojo

Victor Juan Tanojo joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after graduating from Universitas Indonesia. Since joining the firm, he has been involved in dispute resolution matters in several jurisdictions, including commercial civil litigation and also international arbitration. He has also been involved in multiple general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions transactions, and advisory matters in various sectors, including financial services and technology, media and telecommunications.

As a student, he was active in the Faculty Student Executive Body (BEM) and also in the Willem C. VIS International Arbitration Moot Court Competition, where he was involved both as participant and subsequently as coach/head coach for the Universitas Indonesia team.

Victor Juan Tanojo obtained his advocate license from Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI).

He speaks fluent English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Arsa Mufti Yogyandi

LL.M., Cornell University.
S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI)

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Arsa Mufti Yogyandi

Arsa joined Hendra Soenardi in 2021 after he obtained his masters degree from Cornell University Law School.

During his time as a litigator, he has handled both domestic and international clients in numerous types of commercial disputes, employment disputes, arbitration cases, criminal proceedings, and administrative court proceedings.

Arsa has particular expertise and interest in criminal law and procedure and he has published several books and articles on these topics.

Aside from being a Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia (PERADI) member, he is also active in the executive of PERADI. He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Cindy

S.H., Universitas Pelita Harapan

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Cindy

Cindy graduated from the Faculty of Law, Universitas Pelita Harapan, majoring in Business Law. Prior to joining Hendra Soenardi, Cindy worked at prominent law firms in Jakarta and was involved in various matters relating to corporate restructuring, transaction structuring, taxation, and legal dispute resolution matters (mostly, international arbitration). Her areas of interest include corporate finance with a particular emphasis on future business models, such as fin-tech, crowd-funding and start-up businesses. She has also taken a long-term intensive language course in China to enhance her Mandarin proficiency.

Cindy speaks English, Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesia.

Nadya Pattiasina

S.H., Universitas Padjajaran.
S.IP., Universitas Katolik Parahyangan.

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Nadya Pattiasina

Nadya Adriane Pattiasina joined Hendra Soenardi in 2018 and became an associate shortly thereafter. She took a double major holding two degrees: (i) a Bachelor of Political Science from Parahyangan Catholic University and (ii) a Bachelor of Law from Universitas Padjadjaran. At Hendra Soenardi, she has been part of the team which assist clients in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, technology, media and telecommunications, as well as dispute resolution matters.

During her university years, she was active in several moot court and contract drafting competitions and was actively involved in numerous campus organizations, including Moot Court Society, Asian Law Students' Association, International Relations Students' Association and also a member of Mahasiswa Pecinta Alam Parahyangan (MAHITALA).

Nadya has passed the Indonesian Bar exam. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Ainun Ringe Angelina

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Ainun Ringe Angelina

Ainun joined Hendra Soenardi in 2019. She is a law graduate of Universitas Indonesia. Prior to joining Hendra Soenardi, she worked for one of the biggest law firms in Indonesia and a law firm affiliated with a leading global firm Her practice focuses on capital markets as well as banking and finance matters. She has been involved in various domestic and international initial public offerings, bonds issuance as well as the issuance of both the government sukuk and global medium-term notes. She has also been involved in cross border financing transactions, representing the interests of both the lenders and borrowers.

While in law school, Ainun participated in various international moot court competitions, volunteer work and student organizations. She represented her university in the ICRC International Humanitarian Law Moot Court in Yogyakarta and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria during which her team earned an Honorable Mention award.

She speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Andre Garcia

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Andre Garcia

Andre joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after obtaining his Law Degree from Universitas Indonesia, majoring in Land Law. Since then, he has been assisted senior lawyers in conducting legal research and supporting the team in general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, projects and financing matters together with dispute resolution and civil litigation matters.

Andre has a particular interest in Land and Property Law and has assisted senior lawyers with major property acquisition transactions.

During his university years, he was actively involved in the Business Law Society at Universitas Indonesia and participated in the 2017 Universitas Surabaya National Legal Opinion Competition, in which he won 1st Place and Best Memo Award.

Andre has passed the Indonesian Bar Exam. He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Kenny Regina

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Kenny Regina

Kenny Regina joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after obtaining her Law Degree from Universitas Indonesia, majoring in Business Law. Since joining the firm, she has assisted senior lawyers in conduct legal research and supported the team in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, projects and financing, and dispute resolution matters.

During her university years, she was actively involved in campus life through student organizations and committees. She has also participated in national contract drafting and constitutional drafting competitions.

Kenny has passed the Indonesian Bar Exam. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Kimberly Chrestella

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Kimberly Chrestella

Kimberly joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after she graduated from Universitas Indonesia, majoring in Business Law. Since joining the firm, she has supported the team with various matters, ranging from general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, projects and financing, and international dispute resolution matters.

During her university years, she was actively involved in various student organizations, including the Faculty Student Executive Body where she served as the Head of the Career Department. She also participated in the 25th Willem C Vis International Arbitration Moot Court Competition.

Kimberly has passed the Indonesian bar exam. She speaks fluent Indonesian and English.

Richardus Mardiarso

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Richardus Mardiarso

Richardus joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Universitas Indonesia. Since joining the firm, he has assisted senior lawyers conduct acquisition transactions, global bond issuance, and general corporate matters. Richardus has also assisted senior lawyers with both domestic and international dispute resolution matters.

During his university years, he was an active participant in several national moot court competitions (and their organization).

Richardus speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Bhre Cakrahutomo

S.H., Universitas Indonesia.

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Bhre Cakrahutomo

Bhre joined Hendra Soenardi shortly after he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Universitas Indonesia. Since joining the firm, he has assisted the team with various matters, ranging from domestic and international dispute resolution, acquisition, technology, media and telecommunications and general corporate matters.

During his university years, he participated in the 25th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition.

Bhre speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Rizky Rachmadina

S.H., Universitas Gadjah Mada.

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Rizky Rachmadina

Prior to joining Hendra Soenardi, Rizky spent the early stage of her career in a notable law firm in Jakarta after she graduated from Universitas Gadjah Mada. In her previous law firm, she was involved in and assisted in a number of general corporate and transactional matters in various sectors, including the Power, Mining, Oil and Gas, Plantation, and Food and Beverages Industry. Currently at Hendra Soenardi, she has been involved in several corporate, transactional and dispute resolution matters.

During her university years, she was actively involved in various student organizations, including the Asian Law Students' Association (ALSA) as the Vice President of External Affairs. She was also a member of UGM's Community of International Moot Court, where she participated in the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot Court Competition.

Rizky speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia

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