Lawyers

 

 

  • LL.M., University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2007
  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2005
  • S.H., Faculty of Law, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1998

 

  • MUHTAR ALI (Founding Partner)

Muhtar Ali has extensive experience in representing the interests of local and foreign clients in various areas of laws. His main areas of practice are business competition, intellectual property rights, insolvency & bankruptcy, corporate & commercial, labor & employment, litigation & dispute resolution, media, IT & telecommunications, mergers & acquisitions, and taxation.

Muhtar has comprehensive experience as both a practicing lawyer and an in-house counsel in several companies. Prior to founding MHP, he was a senior lawyer at Makarim & Taira S. (2009-2011), Vice President Legal at PT. Direct Vision (Astro TV) in 2008, an associate lawyer at Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono (1999-2008), in-house counsel at PT. Telekomunikasi Seluler (Telkomsel) (1999) and in-house counsel at PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (1998-1999).

Muhtar began practicing as a lawyer in 1999 and qualified as an Indonesian advocate in 2002. He has been a legal advisor to Indonesia’s Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications at the Department of Communication and Informatics since 2009, and legal advisor for a renewable energy magazine called Respects (www.respectsmagazine.com)  since 2011.

Muhtar is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI), the Indonesian Advocates Association (AAI), the Indonesian Infocom Society (Masyarakat Telematika Indonesia/MASTEL) and the British Chamber of Commerce. He was an Indonesian delegate to the ASEAN Telecommunications Senior Officials Meeting in April 2004.

Muhtar contributed an article on The Authority of the Court to Stay Proceedings on Disputes Related to the Arbitration Clauseto a 2008 book of reflections on legal dynamics (Refleksi Dinamika Hukum: Rangkaian Pemikiran dalam Dekade Terakhir, Analisis Komprehensif tentang Hukum oleh 63 Akademisi dan Praktisi Hukum, Perum Percetakan Negara RI, 2008).

Muhtar was awarded a Chevening scholarship in 2006 to take his master’s degree. He speaks Indonesian and English.

   

 

  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2003.
  • S.H., a top graduate (cum laude, 7 semesters) from the Faculty of Law, University of Trisakti, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1997.

 

HALIM INDRAJAYA (Founding Partner)

Halim Indrajaya has extensive experience representing the interests of local and international clients on all aspects of law. His main areas of practice are agribusiness, energy & natural resources, insolvency & bankruptcy, investment, corporate & commercial, litigation & dispute resolution, hospitality, property, and project finance.

Halim has a comprehensive range of experience as both a practicing lawyer and in-house counsel. Prior to establishing MHP, Halim was Head of Corporate Legal and Of Counsel at Dreamland Resorts Group, which constructs and operates large-scale luxury hotels, pool villas and spa businesses in Bali (2007-2010). Before that, he spent more than ten years as a senior lawyer at Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono (1997-2007) and as a lawyer at Kartini Muljadi & Rekan (1997).

Halim began practicing as a lawyer in 1997 and qualified as an Indonesian advocate in 2007.  Halim is an active member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) and the Indonesian Legal Counsel Association (IPHI). He has been a lecturer on legal opinions, negotiations and contract drafting at the Faculty of Law of Trisakti University, since 2003. In 2011, Halim became a legal advisor to Indonesia’s Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications.

Halim co-authored the Indonesia chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2007 (Global Legal Group Ltd, 2007, www.iclg.co.uk)  and was a contributor to the legal section of the business guide of The Report: Emerging Indonesia 2007 (Oxford Business Group, 2007).

Halim speaks Indonesian, English and Tio-chiu dialect, and understands Mandarin.

 

 

   

 

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Banking and Finance, University College London, UK, 2008.

 

  • S.H., Faculty of Law, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2008.

 

IZABELLA INDRAWATI(Partner)

Izabella’s areas of expertise include banking and finance, securities, project finance and international finance, insurance law, telecommunication, pharmaceutical and cosmetics, property law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate advisory matters, foreign direct investment and general corporate work, employment and commercial litigation.

Izabella has substantial experience both in practice and as an in-house counsel. During her years of experience both within the Indonesian territory and overseas, she has dealt with real business challenges and exposed to international legal issues.

Before taking on this role, she was the legal counsel of Ericsson Group Legal Affairs for South East Asia and Oceania (including Australia) in addition to her role as Head of Legal Department of PT Ericsson Indonesia. This has enabled her to gain valuable insight to the telecommunication industry as well as the commercial drivers and the strategic imperatives in business decision making process. Prior to joining Ericsson, the prominent player in the telecommunication industry, Izabella practiced with Mochtar Karuwin Komar (2001-2009) where she represented and acted for multi-national corporations, major banks and financial institutions and involved in major, complex and cross-border transactions.

Izabella has completed the Capital Market Legal Consultant program conducted by the Capital Market Institute of Management, Finance and Accountancy in cooperation with the Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants. She has also passed the qualification for Tax Legal Consultant. She is an active member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) and a member of the Indonesian Legal Counsel Association (IPHI).  Izabella is a native Indonesian speaker. She is fluent in English and Polish, and has good knowledge of French. Izabella was a recipient of the British Chevening Awards Scholarship in 2007. Izabella currently resides in San Francisco, USA.

 

 

 

                 
   
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