Firms To Watch: Tax

Azwar Hadisupani Rum & Partners’ tax practice is led by Irawady Azwar, Zaka Hadisupani Oemang and Abdul Haris Rum, and is regularly seen assisting clients with judicial reviews before the Supreme Court and providing legal advisory on various taxation matters.

Tax in Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners covers a full spectrum of contentious and non-contentions tax and customs issues. Advising domestic and international clients on a range of matters including transactions, the firm is well-versed on judicial review requests to the Supreme Court, transfer pricing and investment structuring. Nazly Parlindungan Siregar leads and draws on 20 years of experience in international tax consisting of cross-border M&A, global business model optimisation and international tax advisory.

Practice head(s):

Nazly Parlindungan Siregar

Work highlights

  • Assisted a client in the investment sector with party transactions for a non-performing loans project in accordance with Indonesian prevailing transfer pricing laws and regulations.
  • Advised a client in the commodity trading industry on the potential success in a judicial review to the Supreme Court.
  • Advised a group of professional services firms on the Indonesian tax implications of their international structuring plans.

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie is a popular choice amongst clients for the handling of tax disputes, appeals and trial court cases before the Tax Court and Supreme Court. The firm’s stronghold in tax litigation is demonstrated by its frequent assistance to multinational companies with contentious tax matters. Well-versed litigator Ponti Partogi heads the practice, combing knowledge of law and accountancy to assist clients on tax disputes, transfer pricing, double tax treating and VAT incentives. Daru Hananto is also a key name for tax litigation and provides specific expertise on issues related to consumer goods, construction and Product Sharing Contracts.

Practice head(s):

Ponti Partogi

Other key lawyers:

Daru Hananto


‘The firm’s Indonesia tax team are highly experienced and come with supreme skill and confidence in their practice. In a tax environment such as Indonesia, having the ability to communicate effectively is crucial. The team were able to work with all stakeholders as well as pick up highly complex audit matters in quick speed.’

‘We selected them over other firms primarily for their expertise and outstanding ability in tax controversy matters. ’

‘The entire team were outstanding. They exceeded all expectations and delivered a huge result. What set them apart was their quality in reputation as well as expertise in understanding matters both commercially and technically.’

Work highlights