Mr Agus Ahadi Deradjat > ABNR Counsellors at Law > Jakarta, Indonesia > Lawyer Profile

ABNR Counsellors at Law
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A senior partner at ABNR and member of the firm’s management board, Mr. Deradjat focuses his practice on corporate/mergers & acquisitions (M&A), foreign direct investment (FDI), and technology, media & telecommunications (TMT).

He advises leading domestic and multinational corporations across all leading industries and sectors, but offers particular expertise and experience in life sciences; technology and telecommunications; e-commerce; and automotive. 

He recently worked on a number of major M&A and FDI transactions for high-end multinational clients, such as a France-based engineering company, a Japan-based food company, and a Germany-based chemical company, as well as significant FDI transactions in the pharma industry and the natural-resources sector.

In TMT, his clients comprise many of the world’s leading technology and social-media companies.

Besides advising on routine TMT matters, such as non-disclosure agreements; terms of service; privacy policies; procurement agreements; agreements with content providers, etc., over the last year he has successfully assisted a number of well-known international social-media companies on various matters related to their Indonesian operations, such as content, over-the-top (OTT), advertising, lawful interception, data breach and data interception, .

In the telco sector, he advises clients on various telecommunications regulatory and licensing matters, telecoms infrastructure (e.g., submarine cables, terrestrial and satellite); cybersecurity and data privacy.  

He has also developed a busy fintech practice in recent years on the back of Indonesia’s online lending boom, advising both local and international fintech participants, ranging from disruptive start-ups to high-profile financial institutions, on all aspects of their operations and ventures in Indonesia.

He also regularly assists domestic and multinational clients across the entire spectrum of Indonesian competition/antitrust law in relation to their M&A deals.

He  is recommended for corporate and M&A; IT and telecoms; and antitrust and competition by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, is recognized by Vantage Asia / Asia Business Law Journal as one of Indonesia’s top-100 lawyers, and was named an “Acritas Star – Independently Rated Lawyer” in 2019 by respected international legal directory Acritas.


Indonesian and English.


Indonesia Bar Association (1996); PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association); AKHI (Association of Indonesian Legal Consultants).


LLB, University of Indonesia (1996).

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Indonesia > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Agus Ahadi Deradjat

ABNR Counsellors at Law

ABNR Counsellors at Law advises across the full range of M&A work and acts for domestic and multinational corporations, investment and private equity funds, venture capitalists, strategic investors and vulture funds. The firm also has a particularly strong antitrust and competition practice and advises on merger notification and other competition-related issues. Practice head Agus Ahadi Deradjat has an experienced M&A and FDI practice that covers the life sciences, technology, telecoms, e-commerce and automotive sectors. Emir Nurmansyah is also noted and specialises in restructuring and insolvency work, particularly for clients in the shipping, aviation and TMT sectors.