21 ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS – JUNE 2023 WWW.LEGALBUSINESSONLINE.COM COVER STORY on dispute resolution and litigation, anticorruption, bankruptcy and insolvency, government relations, insurance and tax. Based in Indonesia, Eri Hertiawan has been with Assegaf Hamzah & Partners since 2008 for almost half of his 31-year career. A senior partner at the firm, he co-heads its dispute resolution practice group and the regional dispute resolution and international arbitration practice through the Rajah & Tann Asia network. Rahayu Ningsih Hoed is a partner at Makarim & Taira S., focusing on litigation and has been with the firm for 33 years. Two of the most significant cases Hoed has handled include an arbitration proceeding to end a 25-year clean water concession agreement in Batam Island and a listed power producer in multiple claims worth around $70 million. Kumar Kanagasingam is a senior partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Admitted in 1984, he has been practicing law for 39 years and has spent 33 years at his current firm, where he focuses on banking and insolvency. Sanjeev Kapoor, a senior partner at Khaitan & Co., where he joined 20 years ago, has been in legal practice for 25 years, focusing on arbitration and dispute resolution. He is based in India, out of both Noida and Delhi. Among other mandates, Kapoor acted as an advocate in one of the leading cases in environmental jurisprudence in the country, which was hailed as a significant stepping stone towards striking the right balance between the needs of industry, the rights of indigenous people over their land, as well as conservation of natural resources. Also in India, Charanya Lakshmikumaran is a partner at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan, a firm she has been with for 11 years. Based in Delhi, Lakshmikumaran has been practicing law in India for 13 years, focusing on taxation and commercial litigation, arbitration, customs, and competition law. CAVINDER BULL, SC Drew & Napier JASON CHAN, SC Allen & Gledhill THAWAT DAMSA-ARD Tilleke & Gibbins ERI HERTIAWAN Assegaf Hamzah & Partners RAHAYU NINGSIH HOED Makarim & Taira S. Delivering Top Dispute Resolu�on Solu�ons on Na�onal and Regional Pla�orm Truong Trong Nghia Partner Co-Head Li�ga�on Prac�ce SEA's TOP 15 LITIGATORS 2023 ASIA's TOP 15 LITIGATORS 2022 A Dispute Resolu�on Prac�ce Unique in Scope Na�onal: a li�ga�on prac�ce represen�ng clients before courts in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and provincial courts from provinces surrounding Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to the port city of Haiphong and the courts in the Mekong Delta. Cross-border: a li�ga�on prac�ce with broad experience in mul�-jurisdic�onal li�ga�on. Na�onal, regional and interna�onal: a globally recognized arbitra�on prac�ce with experience in VIAC, SIAC, ICC and UNCITRAL arbitra�ons. A unique regional pla�orm: delivering seamlessly integrated solu�ons from offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore.