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Oentoeng Suria & Partners
LEVEL 37, EQUITY TOWER, SUDIRMAN CENTRAL
BUSINESS DISTRICT, JL. JEND. SUDIRMAN KAV 52- 53
JAKARTA SELATAN 12190
Indonesia

Indonesia > Banking and finance Tier 2

Oentoeng Suria & Partners displays particular expertise in project finance and have been active on inbound financing transactions into Indonesia in the mining, energy and infrastructure space. The team advises a broad range of international financial institutions and has significant experience advising Chinese lenders on outbound investments. Practice head Rizaldy Tauhid advises both sponsors and lenders on the financing of large infrastructure projects.

Practice head(s):

Rizaldy Tauhid

Testimonials

The team showcases in-depth legal knowledge and good negotiation skills. Always goes the extra mile.’

‘The team is able to deliver reliable service on time and give assurance that the firm is giving the best protection to clients.’

Key clients

China Development Bank

China Construction Bank

Bank of China

ICBC

DBS Bank Ltd

Indonesia Eximbank

China Eximbank

OCBC

PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk

Societe Generale

PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk

PT Bank Central Asia Tbk

PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero)

Work highlights

  • Advising China Development Bank on the $4.5bn project financing for the development of the Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Rail Project.
  • Advising Société Générale as lender, hedging bank and agent on the project financing of the first two utility scale solar PV power projects being project financed in Indonesia on a fully commercial basis.
  • Advised China Construction Bank, Bank of China and Bank ICBC Indonesia on the project financing of the 2x300MW Sumsel 1 IPP located in South Sumatra, Indonesia.

Indonesia > Projects and energy Tier 2

Oentoeng Suria & Partners handles the full range of transactional advice on projects, from project development advice on corporate and regulatory issues, through to onshore and offshore project financing matters. The team advises a broad range of clients and has particular experience advising Chinese-based investors. Frédéric Draps has expertise advising clients on projects in the renewables, oil and gas, mining and infrastructure sectors.

Practice head(s):

Frédéric Draps

Key clients

PT Pertamina (Persero)

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Chiyoda Corporation

ENGIE

Société Générale (SocGen)

World Bank

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)

China Development Bank (CDB)

Zurich International Airport

Itochu Corporation

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

MIND ID

South East Asia Clean Energy Facility (SEACEF)

Work highlights

  • Advising Pertamina on the Tanjung Enim DME coal-gasification project, a national strategic project to further the Indonesian government’s goal of developing the downstream mining industry.
  • Advising ADB as lead transaction advisor to the Government of Indonesia on the South Tangerang Waste-to-Energy project.
  • Advising Chiyoda as EPC contractor in relation to all legal and contractual aspects of the development of PT Freeport Indonesia’s $3bn Manyar copper smelt.

Indonesia > Corporate and M&A Tier 3

Oentoeng Suria & Partners‘ core focus is on public takeovers, acquisition financing, regulatory and compliance. The team has strong cross-border capabilities and is particularly active in the transport and manufacturing sectors. Practice head Ratih Nawangsari specialises in M&A, foreign investments, financings and capital market transactions, and foreign legal consultant Frédéric Draps focuses on project development and financing transactions. The team enhanced its corporate offering with the hire of  Dion Alfadya who was previously at Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy.

Practice head(s):

Ratih Nawangsari

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc.

Toll Group

PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero)

Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C

Work highlights

  • Advised the Toll Group on the preparation and establishment of a joint venture arrangement with PT Salam Pacific Indonesia Lines to engage in multimode transportation and freight forwarding business activities.
  • Advised Chiyoda Corporation on its complete divestment of PT Suluh Ardhi Engineering (SAE), an EPC contractor in Indonesia.

Indonesia > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Oentoeng Suria & Partners has an experienced disputes team that handles a broad range of litigation work, from corporate criminal investigations and construction disputes to disputes involving family law. Practice head Prawidha Murti has a strong cross-border litigation and international arbitration practice, with notable experience representing foreign clients in the Indonesian Arbitration Centre, as well as handling commercial disputes in the Indonesian civil and bankruptcy courts.

Practice head(s):

Prawidha Murti

Key clients

PT Hein Global Utama

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Representing PT Hein Global Utama as a EPC contractor of a 2×100 Coal-fired Steam power plant project in a civil court dispute against its subcontractors.
  • Representing Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad in a dispute against one of its partner shareholders of one of Indonesia’s largest fibreboard companies.

Indonesia > Foreign firms Tier 4

Ashurst LLP has a full service offering with an active presence in the commodities sector and a recognised projects practice, with expertise in renewables and gas infrastructure. Rob Palmer heads the disputes team and has extensive experience acting on LNG price review disputes. Richard Guit heads the Asia-Pacific projects practice and works alongside Michael Harrison, Daniel Reinbott and Alfred Ng. The team’s projects offering was bolstered with the arrival of Andrew Roche from Latham & Watkins LLP in 2021.

Practice head(s):

Rob Palmer

Testimonials

The firm has a very good profile in Indonesia and Japan in the energy sector.’

Rob Palmer has been based in the APAC region for many years and knows the region very well. He is a go-to partner for anything related to infrastructure and construction. Particularly knowledge of power plant projects‘.

Key clients

PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero)

PT Bukit Asam

PT Aneka Tambang

Government of the Republic of Indonesia

PT Bank China Construction Bank Indonesia, Tbk

China Construction Bank

Bank of China

ICBC

The Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc.

YOU Private Limited

PT Pertamina (Persero)

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

China Development Bank

Freepoint Commodities Singapore Pte Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advising ADB as lead transaction advisor on the South Tangerang waste / waste-to-energy project, Indonesia.
  • Advising MIND ID and PT BAI on the development and financing of  BAI’s 1 million ton per annum smelter grade alumina refinery to be located in Mempawah, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • Advise Freepoint Commodities on its strategic partnership with PT Pertamina (Persero) on the upgrading, terminal lease and joint operations of the Sambu Island Fuel Terminal, located within the islands of Riau, Indonesia.

Oentoeng Suria & Partners:Oentoeng Suria & Partners (OSP) is an affiliated firm of Ashurst with a large team of international lawyers who focus on Indonesia matters. Its lawyers have a deep understanding of the Indonesian market and are highly experienced in international transactions and clients. OSP and Ashurst lawyers work together as one integrated cross border team to provide the benefit of combined expertise in a seamless manner. The result is a truly international Indonesia practice with a deep bench of lawyers in Jakarta and around the world, offering incisive and integrated international and Indonesian law advice.

Ashurst overview: Ashurst is a leading global law firm advising local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on their most complex transactions, disputes and projects. Founded in 1822, the firm today has more than 3,600 people, including over 450 partners, working across 29 offices in 17 countries, offering the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. The firm brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

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Office Managing Partner, Jakarta Ratih (Ipop) NawangsariRatih.Nawangsari@oentoengsuria.com+62 212 996 9220
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