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Welcome to the ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2018!
 
 
Date:     Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time:     6:30pm sharp, cocktail
Venue:  Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta - The Grand Ballroom
Jalan. M.H. Thamrin, 10310 Jakarta, Indonesia
              
Asian Legal Business is proud to present 5th annual ALB Indonesia Law Awards to pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams from all over the country.
 
Come and join us and our guests from the legal and business communities on October 4 in Jakarta. The awards ceremony and black-tie banquet will be a night filled with celebration and entertainment. We are offering you the best platform to showcase your organization's outstanding achievements in the past year. Don't miss it! 
 
 
 For law firm inquries, please contact Willy at willy.leonardi@thomsonreuters.com

 For in-house inquries, please contact Caryl at mary.aquino@thomsonreuters.com

 
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GUESTS OF HONOUR

 
 
 
 
DR.RICARDO SIMANJUNTAK,SH.LL.M
 
Vice President 

Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia

(PERADI)

 
Dr.Ricardo Simanjuntak,SH.LL.M is now being trusted as the Vice President of Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI), The Chairman of Advisory Board of the Indonesian Receivers and Administrators Association (AKPI), the member of Experts Board of the Association of Insurance Management Expert of Indonesia (AAMAI), the member of Experts Board for Business Legal Reform, for bankruptcy law, enforcing contracts and establishing business entities of the National Law Development Body of the Indonesia Ministry of Law and Human Rights, member of the Central Supervisory Council of Notaries of the Indonesia Ministry of Law and Human Rights, member judges of the Asia Business Law, and also the Counsellor at the LawAsia.
 
His main Job/profession is an advocate, a founder Partner of the Law Firm of Ricardo Simanjuntak and Partners, addressed at Wirausaha Building, Kuningan,South Jakarta. Beside as an Advocate, he is also a Receiver and Administrator at the Indonesia Commercial Court, the Authorised Mediator at the Court of Indonesia, a lecturer for a post graduate program, and the Independent Commissioner of PT.Sunlife Financial Indonesia. He is also invited as a speaker in many national and international seminars, workshops  and conferences.

 

 
 
 

 
Nominations for The ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2018 will open on 6 July 2018

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

Individual Categories 

  1. Dealmaker of the Year
  2. Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
  3. In-House Lawyer of the Year
  4. Managing Partner of the Year 
  5. Woman Lawyer of the Year
  6. Young Lawyer of the Year

Deal Categories

  1. Debt Market Deal of the Year
  2. Equity Market Deal of the Year
  3. M&A Deal of the Year
  4. Project Finance Deal of the Year
  5. Indonesia Deal of the Year 

 In-House Categories 

  1. Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year
  2. Construction In House Team of the Year
  3. Energy and Resources In-House Team of the Year
  4. Innovative In-House Team of the Year
  5. Insurance In-House Team of the Year
  6. Healthcare and Pharmaceutical In-House Team of the Year  (new category)
  7. Real Estate In House Team of the Year (new category)
  8. Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year
  9. Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo Award Indonesia In-House Team of the Year 

Firm Categories  

  1. Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
  2. Aviation Law Firm of the Year  (new category)
  3. Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
  4. Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year
  5. Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year
  6. Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
  7. Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year
  8. Litigation Law Firm of the Year
  9. Maritime Law Firm of the Year
  10. Matrimonial and Family Law Firm of the Year
  11. Medical and Healthcare Law Firm of the Year (new category)
  12. Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year
  13. Real Estate and Construction Law Firm of the Year
  14. Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year
  15. Rising Law Firm of the Year
  16. Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
  17. Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
  18. International Deal Firm of the Year
  19. Indonesia Law Firm of the Year 

 

If there are any particular award categories you would like to see introduced or removed from the list, please contact Caryl at mary.aquino@tr.com / +632 982 5938 or Willy at willy.leonardi@tr.com/ +65 6870 3102.

 

  

                            SUBMISSIONS FORM:                           

 (1) Research Methodology Summary

 (2) Submission Forms 

Individual Categories | In-House Categories | Deal Categories |

Firm Categories  I / II / III 

- Download all files in .zip -

 

                            IMPORTANT DATES :                          

Opening of submissions | July 2018
Deadline for submissions | 8 August 2018
Online announcement of finalists | August 2018
Awards ceremony | 4 October 2018

 

                SUBMISSION INQUIRIES                       

 
LAW FIRM
Willy Leonardi
Conference Producer
Phone: +65 6870 3102 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TEAM
 Mary Carousel "Caryl" Aquino
Senior Events Researcher 
Phone: +632 982 5938
 
 

  Any other questions?  Please contact Tracy at tracy.li@thomsonreuters.com / +852 28472046.

 
 
 

 

 

*** ALB INDONESIA LAW AWARD 2018 FINALISTS ***

 

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IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

Energy and Resources In-House Team of the Year
Bukit Asam 
Bumi Resources

 

Innovative In-House Team of the Year
AIA Financial
Lazada Indonesia
Schneider Electric

Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year
Indosat Ooredoo
Lazada Indonesia
Tokopedia

 

Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo Award Indonesia In-House Team of the Year
AIA Financial
Bukit Asam 
CFLD International (Indonesia) 
Garuda Indonesia 
Indosat Ooredoo
Lazada Indonesia
Schneider Electric
Soho Global Health
Tokopedia

 

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INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Dealmaker of the Year
Emir Nurmansyah - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Noverizky Tri Putra Pasaribu - A.M. Oktarina Counsellors at Law
Ahmad Fikri Assegaf - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 
Iqbal Darmawan - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Pheo M. Hutabarat - Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Imran Muntaz - Imran Muntaz & Co
Fransisca - Makes & Partners
Michael S. Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants
Pramudya Azhar Oktavinanda - UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

  

Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
Sahat Siahaan - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Eri Hertiawan - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Tony Budidjaja - Budidjaja International Lawyers
Andi Yusuf Kadir - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Asido M. Panjaitan - Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Ignatius Andy - Ignatius Andy Law Offices
Rofik Sungkar - Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Maqdir Ismail - Maqdir Ismail & Partners
Lia Alizia - Makarim & Taira S.
Dewi Savitri Reni - SSEK Legal Consultants

In-House Lawyer of the Year
Arif Pradana, Siemens Indonesia
Bobby Noer Rahman - CFLD International (Indonesia) 
Gharnis Athe – Lazada Indonesia
Nugraha Nurtyasanta, S.H., M.Hum. - Bukit Asam 
Rista Qatrini Manurung - AIA Financial
Setiawan D. Atmojo, S.H., M.H. – Indosat Ooredoo

 

Managing Partner of the Year
Agus Derajat - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Bono Daru Adji - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 
Timur Sukirno - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Zippora BML Siregar, S.H., M.H. - Siregar & Djojonegoro
Mochamad Kasmali - Soemadipradja & Taher
Denny Rahmansyah - SSEK Legal Consultants
Jennifer B. Tumbuan - Tumbuan & Partners
Luky I. Walalangi - Walalangi & Partners
M. Idwan Ganie - Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Febrianda Pasaribu, M.Sc. - A.M. Oktarina Counsellors at Law

 

Woman Lawyer of the Year
Chandrawati Dewi - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Indira Yustikania - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Indri Pramitaswari (Mita) Guritno - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Dini Retnoningsih - Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Maria Sagrado - Makarim & Taira S.
Prawidha Murti – Oentoeng Suria & Partners in Association with Ashurst
Dewi Savitri Reni - SSEK Legal Consultants
Jennifer B. Tumbuan - Tumbuan & Partners
Kirana Diah Sastrawijaya - UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions
Miriam Andreta - Walalangi & Partners

 

Young Lawyer of the Year
Indra Setiawan - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Renaldi Zulkarnain - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Joel Shen - Christian Teo & Partners
Iqbal Darmawan - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Setiawan D. Atmojo, S.H., M.H. – Indosat Ooredoo
Ivor Ignasio Pasaribu - Leks & Co Lawyers
Mochamad Fajar Syamsualdi - Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Yohanes Masengi - Makarim & Taira S.
Bernardus Billy - Makes & Partners
Denia Isetianti Permata - Soemadipradja & Taher
Melissa Butarbutar - Tjajo & Partners
Miriam Andreta - Walalangi & Partners

 

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FIRM CATEGORIES

Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hadromi & Partners
Hendra Soenardi
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Ignatius Andy Law Offices


Aviation Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Dwipo Lubis Baskoro & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners 
Roosdiono & Partners


Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
AKSET Law
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo 
Makes & Partners
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tumbuan & Partners
Walalangi & Partners

 

Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren 
Hendra Soenardi
Ignatius Andy Law Offices
Kudri & Djamaris
Maqdir Ismail & Partners
Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership

 

Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
AM Oktarina Counsellors at Law
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
AZP Legal Consultants
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah Law Firm 
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Roosdiono & Partners
Suryomurcito & Co. in Association with Rouse
Tilleke & Gibbins

 

International Deal Firm of the Year
Allen & Overy
Freshfields
Latham & Watkins 
Withers Worldwide

 

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hadromi & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah Law Firm
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Makarim & Taira S.
SSEK Legal Consultants

 

Litigation Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hendra Soenardi
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Makarim & Taira S.
Oentoeng Suria & Partners in Association with Ashurst
SSEK Legal Consultants

 

Maritime Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hadromi & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Siregar & Djojonegoro
SSEK Legal Consultants

 

 

Medical and Healthcare Law Firm of the Year
Siregar & Djojonegoro
Tumbuan & Partners
Tilleke & Gibbins

 

Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Makarim & Taira S.
Rahayu & Partners in association with HFW
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

Real Estate & Construction Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Bagus Enrico & Partners
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Leks & Co Lawyers
Makes & Partners
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions
Walalangi & Partners

 

Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Budidjaja International Lawyers
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers
Makarim & Taira S.
Siregar Setiawan Manalu Partnership
SSEK Legal Consultants

 

Rising Law Firm of the Year
ANSS Counsellors at Law
Harvardy, Marieta & Mauren 
Imran Muntaz & Co
PNB Law Firm   
Siahaan Irdamis Andarumi & Rekan
Siregar & Djojonegoro
Suhardiman Kardono Swadiri Hazwar
Tjajo & Partners
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions
Walalangi & Partners

 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
Bagus Enrico & Partners
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
Roosdiono & Partners
SSEK Legal Consultants

 

Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year
ANSS Counsellors at Law
Bagus Enrico & Partners
Hendra Soenardi
Imran Muntaz & Co
Karnova & Co  
Leks & Co Lawyers
Makes & Partners
Nasoetion & Atyanto
Siahaan Irdamis Andarumi & Rekan
Siregar & Djojonegoro
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

Indonesia Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners
AZP Legal Consultants
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy LLP
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
SSEK Legal Consultants
Tumbuan & Partners
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

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DEAL CATEGORIES

DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR 

Green Sukuk Issued by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia  
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Clifford Chance Pte. Ltd., AZP Legal Consultants, Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP , Allen & Gledhill LLP 

Banks: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, PT Bahana Sekuritas, PT Danareksa Sekuritas, PT Trimegah Sekuritas Indonesia Tbk.

 

Hybrid Syndicated Loan and Debt Capital Market Financing for PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk
Law firms: Makes & Partners Law Firm, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy, Latham & Watkins LLP

Banks: Credit Suisse AG, Deutsche Bank AG, PT Bank KEB Hana Indonesia, PT Bank QNB Indonesia Tbk., The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation

 

Indika Energy Bond Offering
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Mayer Brown, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy, Allen & Gledhill, Shearman & Sterling, Jones Day, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets Singapore, Standard Chartered

 

Medco Energi Bond Offering 
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Sidley Austin LLP, Witara Cakra Adovates in association with White & Case LLP, Allen Gledhill LLP, Mayer Brown

Banks: CITIC CLSA Securities, Credit Suisse, DBS Bank Ltd., Mandiri Securities Pte. Ltd, Morgan Stanley Asia (Singapore) Pte, Standard Chartered Bank, J.P. Morgan, Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

 

PLN Issue of Global Medium Term Notes Program 
Law firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP Law Firm), member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, Linklaters Singapore Pte Ltd, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Banks: Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Standard Chartered Bank, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Mandiri Securities Pte Ltd, PT BNI Sekuritas, PT Bahana Sekuritas, PT Danareksa Sekuritas

 

PLN Shelf Offering for Bonds and Sukuk Ijarah
Law firms: UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

Banks: BNI Sekuritas, Danareksa Sekuritas, Mandiri Sekuritas, CGS-CIMB Sekuritas, Indopremier Sekuritas, Bahana Sekuritas, DBS-Vickers Sekuritas

 

PT Bumi Resources's Global Debt Restructuring
Law firms: Withers Worldwide, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, Tjajo Law, Nasoetion & Atyanto, Aji Wijaya & Co., Rajah & Tann, Drew & Napier, Kirkland & Ellis, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Davis Polk and Wardwell, King & Wood Mallesons, Hogan Lovells LLP, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Appleby, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Latham & Watkins

Banks: Bank of New York Mellon, China Investment Corporation, China Development Corporation, Madison Pacific, China Development Bank, Pathfinder Strategic Credit LP

 

PT Hutama Karya (Persero) Shelf Bonds Issuance
Law firms: Tumbuan & Partners

Banks: PT Danareksa Sekuritas, PT Bahana Sekuritas, PT RHB Sekuritas Indonesia, PT BCA Sekuritas, PT BNI Sekuritas, PT Mandiri Sekuritas

 

PT Paiton Energy Debt Financing
Law firms: Shearman & Sterling, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Adnan, Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, NautaDutilh UK, Latham & Watkins

Banks: Barclays Bank PLC (Singapore), The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (Singapore), Citibank Global Markets Singapore, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank Ag (Singapore), SMBC Nikko Capital Markets, Mizuho Securities USA, Morgan Stanley & Co. International

 

Saipem’s Fixed-Rate Non-Convertible Bond
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Clifford Chance

 

Star Energy Geothermal (Wayang Windu) Green Bonds
Law firms: Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Latham & Watkins LLP, Rajah & Tann, Allen & Gledhill LLP, Conyers Dill & Pearman

Banks: Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank AG, DBS Bank Ltd., Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte. Ltd.

 

 

EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR 

 

Barito Pacific Rights Issue
Law firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP Law Firm), member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Clifford Chance, Latham Watkins

Banks: Nomura Singapore Limited

 

Chandra Asri Petrochemical Rights Issue
Law firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP Law Firm), member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, Assegaf Hamzah and Partners, Clifford Chance, Latham & Watkins LLP

Banks: Deutsche Bank AG

 

Investment Funds Formation by PT BNI Asset Management
Law firms: Tumbuan & Partners

Banks: PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk

 

SEA Limited IPO
Law firms: Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Kirkland Ellis

Banks: Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) L.L.C

 

Siloam Hospital Rights Issue 
Law firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP Law Firm), member firm of Baker & McKenzie International

Banks: PT Ciptadana Capital

 

Smartfren Telecom Tbk Mandatory Convertible Bond Issue
Law firms: Makes & Partners Law Firm

 

Tokopedia's Series E fundraising
Law firms: Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 

 

 

PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR


Aceh Block “A” Gas Field Project
Law firms: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Prolegis

Banks: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, ING Bank N.V., Société Générale SA, BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Credit Agricole CIB, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

 

Cirebon Coal-Fired Power Project Expansion
Law firms: Makarim & Taira S., Latham and Watkins, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Loyens & Loeff N.V., Lee & Ko, Drew & Napier, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, Ginting & Reksodiputro (in association with Allen & Overy LLP), Stibbe NV, Nah’r Murdono, Nishimura Asahi, Shin & Kim, Rosetini & Partners

Banks: Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Export-Import Bank of Korea, ING Bank N.V. , Mizuho Bank, Ltd., PT Bank Mizuho Indonesia, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

 

Financing to Maurel & Prom
Law firms: Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Stibb, Bracewell LLP

Banks: Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, DBS Bank Ltd.; ING Bank N.V.; Natixis; PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk.; PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited; The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 

 

Greater Jakarta Light Rail Project
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Oentoeng Suria & Partners

Banks: Bank Mandiri, BNI, BRI, BCA, CIMB Niaga, PT SMI, Bank DKI, Hana Bank, BTMU, Shinhan Bank Indonesia, Bank Sumut and Bank Mega

 

Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail Project
Law firms: Oentoeng Suria & Partners in association with Ashurst LLP, Guantao Law Firm, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Banks: China Development Bank (CDB), PT Bank ICBC Indonesia, Bank of China (Hong Kong)

 

Jawa 1 LNG-to-Power Project
Law firms: Shearman & Sterling, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Banks: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), Export Credit Agency (ECAs)

 

PT Paiton Energy Power Project Financing 
Law firms: Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Adnan, Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, NautaDutilh UK, Shearman & Sterling, Latham & Watkins

Banks: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., DBS Bank Ltd., The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup, Shinsei Bank, Limited, Minejesa Capital B.V.

 

PT Waskita Transjawa Toll Road Project
Law firms: AZP Legal Consultants, Ardianto & Masniari Counselors at Law

 

Rantau Dedap Geothermal Power Plant Project 
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Latham & Watkins LLP, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Mochtar Karuwin Komar, Loyens & Loeff N.V.

Banks: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI)

 

Refinancing of PT Visi Media Asia Tbk
Law firms: TJAJO & Partners, Kirkland & Ellies Hong Kong, Withers Worldwide

Banks: Credit Suisse, Madison Pacific Trust Limited

 

Sumsel-8 Mine-mouth Coal-fired Power Plant Project
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partner, Clifford Chance

Banks: Export-Import Bank of China

 

Wayang Windu Geothermal Power Plant Project
Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP, Herbert Smith Freehils LLP, Hiswara Bundjamin Tanjung, Latham & Watkins 

Banks: Barclays, Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank Ltd., Maybank Kim Eng

 

 

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR 

 

Acquisition of PT Pertamina Gas by PT Perusahaan Gas Negara TbK.
Law firms: SSEK Legal Consultants, UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

Establishment of Indonesia Oil and Gas State-Owned Enterprise Holding Company
Law firms: SSEK Legal Consultants, UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

Banks: BNP Paribas

 

Global Infrastructure Partners’ Acquisition of Equis Energy
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Clifford Chance, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Russin & Vecchi, Atsumi & Sakai

 

Henkel’s Global Acquisition of PT GCP Applied Technologies Indonesia
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Baker McKenzie, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Latham & Watkins LLP

 

Internal Restructuring of First Pacific Company Limited
Law firms: Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

 

Japan Tobacco International Acquisition of PT Karyadibya Mahardhika and PT Surya Mustika Nusantara
Law firms: Soemadipradja & Taher, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Januar Jahja & Partners, Tumbuan & Partners, DLA Piper

 

KKR Acquisition of Unilever Indonesian Spread Business
Law firms: Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Widyawan & Partners

 

Merger of Uber and Grab’s Southeast Asia Operations
Law firms: SSEK Legal Consultants, Allen & Gledhill, Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

 

MUFG Investment in Bank Danamon
Law firms: Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Baker McKenzie, Nishimura & Asahi, Makes & Partners, Allen & Gledhill LLP, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Banks: JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG, MUFG Bank, Bank Danamon

 

Neptune Oil & Gas Acquisition of Engie’s E&P Global Upstream Assets
Law firms: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Soemadipradja & Taher, Bredin Prat, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

 

Transfer of ExxonMobil Shares in Jambaran Tiung Biru to Pertamina EP Cepu
Law firms: Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow; Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

 

 


 

Please note that the inclusion of banks and legal advisors in the transactions essentially reflects the information provided by nominating organisations. Therefore, any omission of a party involved in any of these transactions should not be taken as a commentary on the role assumed by that party. For queries about the shortlist, please email Tracy Li.
 
Please also note that this list is subject to change. Should you have any queries, please contact Willy at willy.leonardi@tr.com or call +65 6870 3102.
 
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IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

 

Energy and Resources In-House Team of the Year
Bukit Asam 

Innovative In-House Team of the Year
Schneider Electric

 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year
Tokopedia

 

Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo Award Indonesia In-House Team of the Year
Lazada Indonesia

 

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

 

Dealmaker of the Year
Emir Nurmansyah - Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
  

Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
Andi Yusuf Kadir - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

In-House Lawyer of the Year
Setiawan D. Atmojo, S.H., M.H. – Indosat Ooredoo

 

Managing Partner of the Year
Bono Daru Adji - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 

Woman Lawyer of the Year
Indri Pramitaswari (Mita) Guritno - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners 

 

Young Lawyer of the Year
Iqbal Darmawan - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
 

 

FIRM CATEGORIES

 

Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

Aviation Law Firm of the Year
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners 


Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year

Kudri & Djamaris

 

Indonesia Deal Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
 

International Deal Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
 

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills

Litigation Law Firm of the Year
Assegaf Hamzah & Partners 

 

Maritime Law Firm of the Year
Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo
  

Medical and Healthcare Law Firm of the Year
Siregar & Djojonegoro
 

Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

 

Real Estate & Construction Law Firm of the Year
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
 

Rising Law Firm of the Year
Tjajo & Partners
 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
Ginting Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy 

 

Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year
UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions

 

Indonesia Law Firm of the Year
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners

 

DEAL CATEGORIES 

 

Debt Market Deal of the Year

 

Green Sukuk Issued by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia  
Law firms: Allen & Gledhill,  Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, AZP Legal Consultants, Clifford Chance Pte. Ltd., Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) 

Banks: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Dubai Islamic Bank PJSC, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, PT Bahana Sekuritas, PT Danareksa Sekuritas, PT Trimegah Sekuritas Indonesia Tbk.

 

 

Equity Market Deal of the Year

 

Tokopedia's Series E fundraising

Law firms: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

 

Project Finance Deal of the Year

 

Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail Project
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Guantao Law Firm, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Oentoeng Suria & Partners in association with Ashurst 

Banks: China Development Bank (CDB), PT Bank ICBC Indonesia, Bank of China (Hong Kong)

 

 

M&A Deal of the Year

 

MUFG Investment in Bank Danamon
Law firms: Allen & Gledhill, Baker McKenzie, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, Makes & Partners, Nishimura & Asahi, WongPartnership 

Banks: JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse AG, UBS AG, MUFG Bank, Bank Danamon

 

 

Indonesia Deal of the Year 

 

Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail Project
Law firms: Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Guantao Law Firm, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, Oentoeng Suria & Partners in association with Ashurst,

Banks: China Development Bank (CDB), PT Bank ICBC Indonesia, Bank of China (Hong Kong)

 

 

 

 

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ELIGIBILITY 

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ALB Malaysia Law Awards | March 22 2018 (Kuala Lumpur)
JC Consulting Thomson Reuters ALB China Law Awards | April 19 2018 (Beijing)
ALB Hong Kong Legal Marketing Awards | April 20 2018 (Hong Kong) 
ALB SE Asia Law Awards | May 10 2018 (Singapore)
ALB Japan Law Awards | June 13 2018 (Tokyo)
ALB SE Asia Legal Marketing Awards | August 2018 (Singapore) 
The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards | September 7 2018 (Hong Kong)
ALB Indonesia Law Awards | October 4 2018 (Jakarta)
ALB Philippine Law Awards | October 26 2018 (Manila)
ALB Korea Law Awards | November 9 2018 (Seoul) 

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