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Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Fr

23RD FLOOR, GEDUNG BRI II, JL. JEND. SUDIRMAN KAV. 44-46, JAKARTA 10210, INDONESIA
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Indonesia

Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 2

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills' corporate practice is highly skilled in advising on the antitrust aspects of transactions. Corporate partners David Dawborn, Sakurayuki and Vik Tang are the names to note.

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Banking and finance
Leading individuals

Tjahjadi Bunjamin - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Fr

Next generation lawyers

Adrianus Adritomo  - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Fr

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills provides 'professional and well-thought-out advice' with 'strong industry knowledge' and 'has good traction with the regulator'. Key figures from the group include David Dawborn, Tjahjadi Bunjamin and Viska Kharisma Fajarwati. Highlight matters include advising a consortium on the $2bn issuance by Paiton Energy; assisting a consortium with the purchase of $1.35m shares of Sarana Menara; and working with the underwriters on the IPO of Integra Indocabinet on the Indonesian Stock Exchange.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills advises clients including Goldman Sachs, Diageo and Mitsubishi on the full spectrum of corporate matters. Name partner Iril Hiswara has 'extensive experience in M&A projects including international ones', and his 'advice is always practical and proposal-based'. David Dawborn advised Temasek on its $1.171bn divestment of a 19.9% stake in Bank Danamon to MUFG Bank and acted as local counsel for KKR on its global acquisition of Unilever's spread business. Sakurayuki represented JD.Com on its $100m investment in GO-JEK.  Also recommended are Jeanne Donauw, who advised IFFCO on its purchase of Synergy Oil Nusantara; Vik Tang, who is highly skilled in cross-border M&A and Cellia Cognard, who is experienced in M&A and joint ventures.

Leading individuals

David Dawborn - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Iril Hiswara - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Next generation lawyers

Cellia Cognard - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills' has expertise in civil litigation, arbitration, criminal investigations and employment disputes. Narendra Adiyasa leads the team and recently acted for Hyundai on a contractual dispute with one of its sub-contractors. He also advised Hutchison Ports Jakarta on a labour dispute between its subsidiary Jakarta International Container Terminal and a workers' union, which alleged that an unlawful concession agreement was undertaken between the subsidiary and the port company PelindoII. The group has been strengthened with the addition of Debby Sulaiman, who previously headed the disputes practice at Oentoeng Suria & Partners. Bridgestone and Toshiba are key clients.

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Foreign firms
Foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

From its base in Singapore, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP undertakes corporate and M&A, project finance, and banking and finance mandates for international clients that are active in Indonesia, working alongside its associate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills. David Clinch is part of the energy, mining and infrastructure groups and is noted for project finance and development as well as acquisitions and disposals. He advised Chevron on the sale its geothermal assets in Indonesia to Star Energy. Adrian Cheng is also recommended for project finance, with particular expertise in upstream oil and gas financing. Recent mandates of his included advising Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, ING Bank and Société Générale collectively on the $360m financing of Medco E&P Melaka for the development of gas fields in Sumatra. Brian Scott is highlighted for corporate transactions, while Mark Robinson is highly regarded for TMT-related transactions. Both partners assisted JD.com Inc with its venture capital financing of GO-JEK. Also recommended is Alastair Henderson, who is an expert in international arbitration.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills is very active in TMT transactions and is seeing an uptick in fintech-related work. Experienced corporate partners Vik Tang and David Dawborn are names to note, as is practice head Sakurayuki, who recently advised JD.Com on its $100m investment in GO-JEK.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills is a popular choice for international clients in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Disputes specialist Narendra Adiyasa regularly represents clients on employment issues and often conducts internal investigations. Santi Darmawan is also a name of note.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

A major player in the project finance arena, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills has a client roster which includes the likes of Chevron, Rio Tinto and BP. Founding partner Mira Fadhya heads the practice and has extensive experience in advising multinational clients on Indonesian energy projects. Alongside David Dawborn, Fadhya recently advised Barclays and Deutsche Bank on their purchase of bonds from Star Energy Geothermal, issued for refinancing its operations. Dawborn has a strong focus on the natural resources sector, primarily on corporate and financing aspects. Dhani Maulana Pattinggi is another key figure and represented ENGIE on its acquisition of oil and gas fields from GDF SUEZ. Also recommended is Matthew Goerke, whose strengths are in mining and oil and gas projects.

Leading individuals

David Dawborn - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Next generation lawyers

Matthew Goerke - Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills regularly advises on real estate transactions, with clients that include Marriott International and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Iril Hiswara leads the team and works alongside Vik Tang and David Dawborn.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills' restructuring and insolvency practice has been strengthened with the addition of new practice head Debby Sulaiman from Oentoeng Suria & Partners. Recent mandates include advising The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector on the debt restructuring of Intan Baru prana Finance and advised Molucca Holdings on a PKPU petition against PT Pelita Cengkareng Paper. Also recommended is head of the banking and finance practice, Tjahjadi Bunjamin, who acted for a consortium on the $10.4bn restructuring of Bumi Resources. Associate Roni Heilig Marpaung is another name to note.

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