Muhtar Ali, S.H., LL.M, MCIArb.

Founding Partner
  • Intellectual Property Consultant Course, Trisakti University in cooperation with Directorate General of Intellectual Property, 2015.
  • Receiver and Administration Course held by AKPI and Ministry of Laws and Human Rights, 2010.
  • LL.M., University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, 2007.
  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2005.
  • S.H., Faculty of Law, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1998.

Area of Expertise

Muhtar has extensive experience representing the interests of local and foreign clients in various areas of law. His main areas of practice include business competition, intellectual property rights, insolvency & bankruptcy, corporate & commercial, labor & employment, litigation & dispute settlement, ICT (Information & Computer Technology), mergers & acquisitions and taxation.

Background

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

Qualifications

Muhtar began practicing as a lawyer in 1999 and qualified as an Indonesian advocate in 2002. He got qualifications as Bankruptcy Receiver and Administrator of Postponement of Debt Repayment Obligations(PKPU) since 2011. Muhtar is also registered as an Intellectual Property consultant in the Directorate General of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Law and Human Rights of Indonesia since 2015.

Muhtar has passed the Accelerated Route to Fellowship (International Arbitration) Course (2018) exam and is preparing one more test to have the right to use the FCIAb title (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), London.

Active Member

Muhtar is an active member and administrator of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI), the Indonesian Bar Association (AAI), Indonesian Receivers and Administrators Association (AKPI), Indonesian Intellectual Property Rights Attorneys Association (AKHKI), and Alumni Association of Faculty of Law, Gadjah Mada University (KAHGAMA). Muhtar is also a member of the Indonesian Infocom Society (Masyarakat Telematika Indonesia/MASTEL) and British Chamber of Commerce. He was an Indonesian delegate to the ASEAN Telecommunications Senior Officials Meeting in April 2004.

Publishing

Muhtar contributed an article on “The Authority of the Court to Stay Proceedings on Disputes Related to the Arbitration Clause” to 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 is an author of Indonesian chapter of Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing a Global Guide from Practical Law, Thomson Reuters (2016).

Others

Muhtar was awarded a Chevening scholarship in 2006 to pursue his master’s degree (LL.M) in the University of Edinburgh. Muhtar speaks Indonesian and English.

Halim Indrajaya, S.H.

Founding Partner
  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2003.
  • S.H., the best graduate (cum laude, 7 semester) from Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1997.

Area of Expertise

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.

Background

Halim has a comprehensive range of experience as both a practicing lawyer and in-house counsel. Prior to establishing MHP Law Office, 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), a senior lawyer at Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono (1997-2007) and a lawyer at Kartini Muljadi & Rekan (1997).

Qualifications and Active Members

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.

Publishing

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

Others

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