Firm Profile > Soemadipradja & Taher > Jakarta, Indonesia

Soemadipradja & Taher

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Soemadipradja & Taher is highly skilled in litigation as well as both local and international arbitration, with a strong background in disputes involving the energy and manufacturing sectors. Founding partner Hafzan Taher is an expert in both litigation and ADR. Nira Sari Nazarudin handles litigation involving corporate, debt restructuring, insurance, aviation and maritime issues. Ahmad Djosan is also a key figure and acts on contentious matters concerning the energy and natural resources, insurance, banking and finance, TMT and aviation sectors. Associate Winotia Ratna is also recommended.

Labour and employment Tier 1

Soemadipradja & Taher represents a number of multinational companies in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Founding partner Rahmat Soemadipradja co-heads the team and has a longstanding reputation in the mining industry. Also leading the team is Retno Muljosantoso, who advises on mass terminations, pensions, immigrant workers and the employment aspects of M&A.

Real estate Tier 1

Soemadipradja & Taher's multi-disciplinary practice assists with commercial leases, joint ventures, land acquisitions, construction and disputes. Mochamad Kasmali leads the team and advises on all corporate matters pertaining to real estate, particularly in the natural resources and energy sector. Ardian Deny Sidharta is also very experienced in this sector and is notably skilled in handling procurement, land acquisitions, and matters relating to indigenous people’s native title.

Key clients

BP Petrochemicals Indonesia

E-United Ferro Indonesia

Sumitomo Indonesia

Capital markets Tier 2

Soemadipradja & Taher has advised on issuances and listings related to the mining, banking, TMT, and oil and gas sectors. Retno Muljosantoso leads the team and regularly advises international companies on capital markets transactions. Emalia Achmadi is also a key figure and notably strong in transactions relating to the natural resources sector.

Key clients

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited,

Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

DBS Bank Ltd

Deutsche Bank AG

Goldman Sachs

Mulia Industrindo

Corporate and M&A Tier 2

Soemadipradja & Taher's broad corporate practice is particularly active in the healthcare, energy, technology and insurance sectors. Founding partner Rahmat Soemadipradja is a key figure and well known for his work in the natural resources sector. Retno Muljosantoso handles M&A, due diligence, and sale and purchase agreements. Emalia Achmadi is also highly skilled in M&A transactions.

Key clients

Merck KGaA

Great Eastern Life Insurance Limited

Singtel Innov8 Pte. Ltd.

LIXIL International Pte.Ltd.

Mitsui & Co

Rosneft Oil Company

GrabTaxi Holdings Pte. Ltd.

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (Japan)

Kin Group Pty. Ltd.

Great Eastern Life Insurance Limited

Projects and energy Tier 2

Soemadipradja & Taher advises on infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, and power projects. Founding partner Rahmat Soemadipradja leads the team and is known for his work on mineral, coal and energy projects. Mochamad Kasmali is also heavily involved in the energy and natural resources space, and is very active in handling the corporate and environmental aspects of projects. Also recommended is Ardian Deny Sidharta, who is very active in infrastructure projects and stands out for his specialties in environmental, forestry and insurance-related issues.

Key clients

E-United Ferro Indonesia

Rosneft Oil Company

Natarang Mining

BP Petrochemicals Indonesia

Baywa r.e. Ltd.

Petronas Carigali Ketapang II Ltd.

Banking and finance Tier 3

Soemadipradja & Taher advises both lenders and debtors on project, corporate, retail, structured and sharia financing transactions. Retno Muljosantoso leads the team and is an expert in handling both conventional and Islamic finance. Also recommended is Emalia Achmadi, who is notably strong for regulatory and compliance issues.

Established in 1991 by Rahmat Soemadipradja and Hafzan Taher, Soemadipradja & Taher (S&T) is a leading full-service commercial law firm that provides international standard legal services.  Consistently ranked top-tier by legal directories, S&T and its lawyers have advised on some of the most significant and complex transactions, providing national, foreign and multinational clients with extensive market knowledge, coupled with a solutions-focused approach and offering unrivaled breadth and depth of expertise.

Through the collective expertise of our partners, foreign counsel and lawyers, a wealth of experience representing corporate clients, and an ability to look beyond traditional approaches and think creatively, we assist national, foreign and multinational clients to achieve their business objectives in Indonesia.

As specialists in providing corporate legal services, S&T understands its clients’ businesses, industries and corporate goals, ensuring that it can provide the most appropriate legal solutions adjusted to its clients’ circumstances.

S&T has formed a strategic alliance with Allen & Gledhill of Singapore, and maintains relationships with a number of leading international and regional law firms, including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. In Indonesia’s constantly changing legal environment, S&T is able to assist its clients in navigating the intricacies of Indonesian law, culture and commerce, while meeting the highest ethical and professional standards.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Rahmat S. S. Soemadipradja
Dispute Resolution Hafzan Taher
Corporate, Employment Retno A. D. Muljosantoso
Corporate Emalia Achmadi
Dispute Resolution Nira Nazarudin
Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Mochamad Kasmali
Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Deny Sidharta
Dispute Resolution Ahmad Djosan
Dispute Resolution Romi Emirat
Dispute Resolution Erie Hotman Tobing
Corporate Denia Isetianti Permata
Partners : 11
Foreign Counsel : 4
Associates : 37
IBA (International Bar Association)
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
HKHPM (Indonesian Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants)