Mr Vincent Ariesta Lie > Makarim & Taira S. > Jakarta, Indonesia > Lawyer Profile

Makarim & Taira S.

Work Department

Foreign Investment & General Corporate Practice, Infrastructure and Major Project, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining and Energy


Vincent Lie is a Partner at Makarim & Taira S. who combines broad legal experience with a keen sense for clients’ business context. Vincent is able to counsel clients with a view to their commercial objectives and the regulatory landscape. Besides handling traditional corporate practice areas, he is also familiar with fast-evolving growth sectors in Indonesia such as energy and the digital.

He has represented prominent companies in a variety of proceedings and transactions such as, but not limited to, corporate and commercial matters including acquisitions and project financing, arbitration including enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, natural resources and energy (mining, oil and gas, power plants), and information technology/startups.

Vincent has spoken at various seminars and conferences on power plants, mining, and energy resources arranged by In-House Congress, the Asian Law Students’ Association, Padjajaran University and Pelita Harapan University. 


Senior Associate, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Jakarta, 2005-2014; Partner, Indrawan Santoso Lie, Jakarta, 2014-2015; Senior Associate, Makarim & Taira S., Jakarta, 2015; Partner, Makarim & Taira S., Jakarta, present.


Indonesian and English


  • Member, Inter-Pacific BAR Association (IPBA)
  • Member, International BAR Association (IBA)
  • Member, World Law Group (WLG)
  • Member, Association of Indonesia Legal Consultants (AKHI)
  • Member, Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Indonesian Mining Association (IMA)


S.H., University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia, 2001; LL.M., Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Indonesia > Capital markets

Makarim & Taira S. advises issuers, underwriters, financial institutions, and investment banks on both private and public offerings. Frederick Simanjuntak leads the team and has a strong cross-border finance practice. Vincent Ariesta Lie and Maria Sagrado are also noted.

Indonesia > Projects and energy

Makarim & Taira S. has a strong projects offering that covers all the key sectors including power, oil and gas, telecoms, ports, airports and utilities. The team actively advises major borrowers and project owners on securing financing for the construction and privatization of infrastructure projects in the region. Vincent Ariesta Lie has a strong natural resources and energy background. Rahayu Ningsih Hoed is a key individual to note and is well-recognised in the project development and finance space. Yohanes Masengi is also noted.

Indonesia > Corporate and M&A

Makarim & Taira S. has a well-established presence in the corporate and M&A space and offer a full-service practice that covers share and asset acquisitions (for buyers or sellers), mergers, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. Rahayu Ningsih Hoed focuses on the energy sector, as does Hilton King who also advises clients in the minerals and infrastructure space. Other key individuals to note include managing partner Lia Alizia , Vincent Ariesta Lie and Maria Sagrado.