Indonesia Rising Stars 2021 | Asian Legal Affairs
Young lawyers from the Indonesian legal community are making their mark in the market. In its third annual ALB Indonesia Rising Stars List, Asian Legal Business listed 24 lawyers who achieve results for their clients and set high standards in the Indonesian legal space. The list is in alphabetical order and some lawyers have been profiled.
DINASTI BRIAN HARAHAP
DIANYNDRA K HARDY
NATHANIEL OL MANGUNSONG
TIUR HENNY MONICA
MARTIN PATRICK NAGEL
THERESIA HESTI OKTAVIANI
DENIA ISETIANTI PERMATA
DEWI SAVITRI RENI
SITI SORAYA ROSVITASARI
ANGEL RUMOR BS
FAJAR RIDUAN SIAHAAN
ANTONIUS ALEXANDER TIGOR
DINASTI BRIAN HARAHAP
37 years old, associate director / legal manager, M&A, NWP Retail
Harahap joined NWP Retail, a joint venture between Warburg Pincus (a global private equity firm) and PT City Retail Development Tbk (NIRO – an Indonesian listed company), as senior legal counsel. Within a year, he was promoted to Head of Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions, reflecting the company’s DNA and its goal of rapidly developing, acquiring, owning and managing quality business assets while by contributing to the growth of every asset in the local community.
Harahap leads an in-house team of M&A law professionals and has been instrumental in the company’s accelerated expansion, from four seed assets in 2015 to nearly 50 assets today, including complex equity and debt transactions. Following a successful $ 200 million fundraiser from international institutional investors in early 2019 (one of the largest fundraisers ever for a private real estate company in Indonesia), Harahap led with successful various external advisors in several jurisdictions and internal team to secure sales of NWP Retail. first structured financing with a syndicate of international banks.
More recently, Harahap successfully completed the acquisition of five simultaneous shopping centers from Lippo Group, which, adding to the complexity, was supported by relevant financings which were all done internally between the internal team and that of the lenders.
39 years old, partner, Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto
With 15 years of experience in legal practice, Herrmann is familiar with corporate mergers and acquisitions, banking and financial law and commercial law. She joined Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) as an advisor in 2018 after nearly a decade of practice in international law firms outside Indonesia, including a period of seven years in Singapore and over a year in London. . She became a partner in January 2021.
Herrmann regularly represents clients in a wide range of corporate and financing transactions, including foreign investments in Indonesia, and has been involved in several notable Indonesian M&A and financing transactions over the past decade. . Prior to joining AKHH, she was a key member of the team advising on the acquisition by Bumi plc and the subsequent separation of PT Bumi Resources Tbk following an infamous boardroom fallout; the sale of PT Multi Daerah Bersaing’s stake in PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara to PT Amman Mineral Indonesia; and the successful restructuring of PT Bumi Resources Tbk’s $ 4.5 billion cross-border debt. Recently, she acted on behalf of clients on a number of public and private M&A transactions and infrastructure projects, including the development of the Jawa Satu Power Project, the first gas production project in Indonesia and the first gas production project based on project finance. project in Asia.
NATHANIEL OL MANGUNSONG
39 years old, managing partner, Adrem law firm
Mangunsong, who is an expert in corporate and commercial matters including fundraising, venture capital and private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, start-up growth, restructuring, foreign investment , joint ventures and corporate governance, has over 16 years of legal experience. He is also familiar with financial services and general regulation, employment, anti-monopoly and competition, as well as privacy and data technology.
Prior to joining the Adrem law firm, Mangunsong was General Counsel at Ruangguru. Previously, he was Group General Counsel at Gojek, Senior Associate at Ginting & Reksodiputro, Legal Manager at Carrefour and collaborator at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners.
Gojek previously launched a popular mobile app, which offered different services ranging from transportation and logistics to lifestyle and Mangunsong was an integral part of planning and launching the app, making it easier to sign documents and manage processes. legal related to financing.
Meanwhile, Mangunsong, who joined law firm Adrem in 2020, has been involved in numerous transactions. As general counsel for Ruangguru, an online education platform in Indonesia, Mangunsong advised the founders on a $ 150 million Series C funding led by General Atlantic, a global leading growth capital; and GGV Capital, a leading global venture capital firm. EV Growth, UOB Venture Management and several new investors also participated in the round. It was one of the largest fundraisers for an education technology company in Southeast Asia. The investment has also helped consolidate Ruangguru’s position as a market leader in educational technology and will help expand its product offering in Indonesia and Vietnam.
MARTIN PATRICK NAGEL
37 years old, managing partner, law firm Fknk
Nagel, who has worked in the legal field for over 12 years, has worked for the law firm Fknk for over a decade. He is well versed in business transactions and disputes, bankruptcy and debt restructuring, and alternative dispute resolution.
He was involved in many notable transactions. Some of them included his appointment as a director in the postponement of the debt payment obligation of Koperasi Simpan Pinjam Indosurya Cipta, which is a savings and loan financial institution. He had successfully administered, supervised and managed the debt restructuring process, so that the majority of unsecured creditors had approved the composition plan for the restructuring of the debt in the amount of Rs 13.8 trillion.
Nagel also represented PT Patra Jasa as a plaintiff in a lawsuit against PT Patra Indonesia and PT Indobuildco in the Jakarta Central District Court. The case concerned a lease of land and buildings (assets) belonging to PT Patra Jasa used by PT Patra Indonesia.
In addition, he assisted a local private company and the Indonesian Army Transportation Directorate to provide legal analysis for the purchase of an integrated broadband communication system, with the total transaction amounting to $ 749 billion. rupees.
“As a very experienced lawyer, the expertise, professionalism and competence of Me Martin Patrick Nagel are exceptional. He has always been responsive throughout our business case handling process from 2015 to date, ”said one client. “His ability in the cross-cutting area of practice is always an advantage in reducing issues and can leverage his understanding of complex dispute resolution to achieve the best solution. He will always be the best lawyer in the world.
35 years old, co-founder and managing partner, Brava & Riza Advocates
Specialist in arbitration and dispute resolution, commercial disputes, construction disputes, employment disputes, hospitality disputes, insurance disputes, industrial disputes In insurance recovery, merger and acquisition litigation, general affairs and white collar criminal defense, Riza has been in the legal industry for over 10 years.
He has managed projects and cases and has a high success rate. Riza successfully defended her client PT Danamon International against PT Bank Danamon Indonesia from District Court to Supreme Court over the default on the capital loan agreement with claims totaling over Rs 500 billion.
He also assisted PT Adhiguna Keruktama, Indonesia’s largest dredging company, in BP Berau’s Tangguh LNG project, worth around Rs 100 billion, and successfully defended the interests of PT Mufidah Medika Sawangan (member of the Permata Mufidah Hospital Group) as the employer / owner of a district court at the Supreme Court regarding construction disputes with claims totaling over 30 billion rupees.
In addition, he successfully advised PT Samudera Atlantis International in the negotiation of contracts for the design and construction dredging of the Turning Basin and Canal, Port of Benoa, Bali.
Some of Riza’s clients include Javanegra Group, Permata Keluarha Husada Hospital Group, PT Samudra Atlantis Indonesia, PT Zurich Insurance Indonesia, and UPL Group Company.
A client from Riza says: “I have known Mr. Riza for over 10 years. During this period, I got to know him as a legal expert who has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of law. Mr. Riza is very cooperative, he tries to hear complaints from his customers. He does his job with all his passion and treats his clients as partners in the resolution of the cases in question.
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