31 ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS – JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2024 WWW.LEGALBUSINESSONLINE.COM INDONESIA RISING STARS 2024 ings in Indonesian history; a Fortune 500 technology company’s investments in data centre projects, which included various property deals and licensing advice; automotive companies with the disposal of their Indonesian assets and exit from the country; and a major Indonesian infrastructure company with a port concession agreement for operation in East Kalimantan. Mooduto’s client base includes multi-national giants such as Amazon Web Services, Boeing, FedEx, General Electric, General Motors, IBM, Microsoft, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, Nissan Motor, Panasonic, PepsiCo, and Rolls-Royce. His success is not only thanks to his skill as a lawyer but also his reliable personality. “Aside from the technical skills of the profession, Nico excels at working with clients and establishing a relationship of trust and cooperation,” said Fitriana Mahiddin, managing partner of SSEK. Arsa Mufti Yogyandi 32, partner, Hendra Soenardi Arsa Mufti Yogyandi is a renowned disputes lawyer with 10 years of experience. He advises on commercial, employment and administrative disputes, arbitration and criminal proceedings and defence of other litigations. Some of his notable successful defence cases are acting for a mining company, as a defendant, in a civil lawsuit worth approximately 7 trillion rupiah ($482 million) from the first instance up to the Supreme Court; and representing an Indonesian state-owned enterprise in criminal proceedings in relation to fraudulent act and permit issue. His important clients include local giants such as Adaro Indonesia, Obsidian Stainless Steel, Indo Tambang Megah, Energi Maju Abadi (EMP group) and RLK Development Indonesia as well as multi-nationals such as Indorealty Tata Persada and Bank of China (Hong Kong) Jakarta branch. Yogyandi’s strength is deep expertise, team play and leadership. “Hendra Soenardi law firm assisted us in various types of legal disputes, i.e., criminal, civil and administrative matters,” said Miarni Ang, a director at Agung Podomoro Land. “The advice is usually well-rounded, straightforward and easy to understand. We greatly appreciate the performance and dedication of Hendra Soenardi’s litigation team led by Arsa Mufti Yogyandi.” “The firm has initially acted as counsels in various international dispute forums for its strength on the knowledge and understanding of Indonesian laws and jurisprudence. Arsa completes the practice with his expertise and experience in handling local and international disputes,” notes Soenardi Pardi, managing partner of Hendra Soenardi, adding he easily builds good relationships with clients. Naufal Fileindi, partner at GHP Law Firm, is a technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) lawyer who also advises corporate restructuring and M&A. He is the head of the TMT, data privacy, and IP practice of the firm. Fileindi has received recognition as one of the recipients of ALBʼs Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers in 2022 and secured a position in Asia's 40 under 40 for 2023. Among Fileindiʼs achievements are his contributions to the corporate restructuring of Beautyhaul, a prominent Indonesian beauty company, in connection with its series B funding. He also played a pivotal role in the group restructuring of Noice, a leading Indonesian audio platform, in its corporate investment. Fileindi showcased his legal acumen in facilitating the acquisition of a leading global lubricant company by Repsol, and contributed to Hainan Rubber Group's acquisition of Halcyon Group, which boasts 19 latex processing factories in Indonesia. Yeshaswi Narasimhan, Counsel Global at UPL Limited says that “GHP and specifically Naufal helped us with multiple strategic and very complex initiatives in Indonesia. The most valuable attribute for a client is promptness and availability. Naufal ensures that he and his team are accessible and good legal advice is promptly delivered. Naufal has a very helpful and wonderful team as well.” Nur Eka Pradata, partner at GHP Law Firm, specializes in Corporate & M&A, Employments, & Commercial Contracts. Pradata was recently awarded as Indonesiaʼs 50 Future Legal Leaders 2023 by Asia Business Law Journal. Throughout Pradataʼs career, heʼs been at the forefront of a multitude of noteworthy legal accomplishments. Notably, he facilitated one of the worlds biggest stationary company in China in acquiring a local stationary distribution company, assisted Kyoei Denki Ltd in the strategic sale of shares in an Indonesian company. He also recently assisted Hack Japan Holdings Co Ltd on the acquisition of an Indonesian company. Further demonstrating his dexterity, Pradata contributed to Tenma Group's successful acquisition of a company in Indonesia. “Nur Eka Pradata (“Data”) at GHP is our preferred competent lawyer. He is extremely responsive and always reliable. He has consistently rendered pragmatic solution and excellent services to many of our clients for a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.” #PRECISEANDPERSONALISED GHP Law Firm “Award Winning Law Firm - Award Winning Lawyers”