Areas Of Practice

Hadromi & Partners main areas of practice include the following :

CORPORATE PRACTICE

Our firm has much experience in assisting private, local and multinational companies in various sectors in establishing and operating their businesses in Indonesia in line with Indonesian company law. Our lawyers advise on the best legal structure for our clients’ businesses in accordance with Indonesian law, and assist in preparing and filing applications for investment approvals and business permits, drafting joint venture agreements, articles of associations, as well as assist in preparing documents and necessary filings to government authorities for changing of shareholders, directors and commissioners, general meeting of shareholders and amendment of articles of associations.

INVESTMENT LAW

Our lawyers are well-versed in all aspects of Indonesia's Investment Law and have much experience in assisting foreign investors in setting up and operating their businesses in Indonesia. We guide foreign investors through the complex and inter-related regulations so as to enable them to operate in Indonesia utilizing to the maximum the opportunities and benefits made available by the Law. We also assist foreign investors in dealing with, negotiating and partnering with their business associates in Indonesia and for this purpose drawing up the necessary agreements and documents so as to protect their interests.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

The expertise and experience of our lawyers allows us to guide clients through every stage of mergers & acquisitions, from rendering advice on procedures and requirements as well as advising on possible pitfalls, conducting due diligence and structuring, to negotiation and preparation of the transaction documents, in compliance with Indonesian law. We have assisted various local and multinational clients in successfully completing many acquisitions and mergers in various industry sectors.

MINING & NATURAL RESOURCES

We have been actively involved in various aspects of the mining sector, advising clients in coal, nickel, copper and gold sectors among others. We assist in the acquisition of mining companies, as well as establishment and licensing of new mining companies and provide on–going legal advice with respect to all aspects of their operations, including mining rights and land title issues, labor, tax, environmental and other regulatory matters. We also represent mining companies as borrowers as well as banks lending to the mining industry and have extensive experience with secured, project lending in the mining sector. We also advise clients in a variety of other natural resources sectors, including palm oil, timber and other plantation products. In the mining & natural resources sector our firm has represented clients from the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore, as well as Indonesian mining companies.

OIL & GAS

We advise on production sharing and technical assistance contracts as well as drilling rig contracts, services agreements, charter parties and other agreements customary in this sector. We assist in the establishment of and licensing of new oil & gas supporting services companies and provide on–going legal advice with respect to all aspects of their operations. As regulations in this sector are continuously changing, our lawyers keep abreast of such changes and advise our clients accordingly.

BANKING & FINANCE

We represent foreign and domestic banks and other financial institutions in all aspects of banking and finance. We prepare loan agreements and security documents for domestic and foreign financial institutions including registration at the competent government offices. Our firm also serves as Indonesian counsel to foreign lenders on project finance and syndicated commercial loan transactions, and assists with corporate debt restructurings, and renders legal advice and due diligence work in relation to these matters. We also advise on banking law and regulations governing financial institutions in general.

PROJECT FINANCE

We have much experience in project financing work for industrial, energy, oil & gas, property, construction, mining, and other infrastructure projects in Indonesia. We have acted for lenders, borrowers, and developers both domestic and overseas, advising on various financing aspects involved in securing and managing a project finance transaction.

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

We advise corporate clients on employment contracts, company regulations, collective bargaining arrangements, termination and severance matters, social security and pension funds, expatriate work permits, visas, residency permits and related Governmental approvals and filings. We also we represent clients on labor from settlement negotiations and appear before the relevant administrative tribunals up to the Supreme Court.

MARITIME & SHIPPING

We advise on cargo claims, liability issues, maritime liens, ship mortgage/hypothec, charter party disputes, vessel collision and salvage, and marine insurance. We also deal with shipping accidents, collisions, ship arrests, as well as legal matters relating to ports and harbors, warehousing, freight forwarding, sale and purchase of ships, ship registration and financing. Over the years our firm has represented ship owners, operators and charterers, marine insurers and reinsurers including P&I insurers, hull and machinery underwriters, freight forwarders and other shipping agents, cargo interests, lending banks and other financial institutions.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

We are involved in the telecommunications-related transactions, investments and financings, and have assisted mobile telecommunications operators and supporting service providers, manufacturers of telecommunications equipment and computer hardware and software, internet service providers. We have also assisted banks and financial institutions providing financing to these companies.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We advise on the registration, protection and enforcement of trademarks, patents and copyrights, industrial designs and geographical indications, and on all aspects of franchising arrangements in Indonesia. We also advise on the negotiation and drafting of the relevant documents and agreements, applications for registration, assignment, and public announcements, both for international and Indonesian clients.

REAL ESTATE

We are experienced in advising developers on land acquisitions, permits and licensing matters, on banking and finance matters, dealing with contractors, service providers, customers, and drafting the necessary contracts and documents. We have also assisted many corporate clients from various sectors, embassies, and high net worth individuals on sale and purchase of property transactions as well as on commercial leases of all degrees of size and complexity.

RESTRUCTURING & BANKRUPTCY

We represent both borrowers and lenders on all aspects of restructuring and bankruptcy. We are also experienced in assisting on bankruptcy litigation cases as well as representation in Suspension of Debt Payment Obligation (PKPU) proceedings at Indonesian courts.

LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Our experienced litigators regularly represent clients as plaintiffs or defendants before Indonesian courts, and assist clients with settling disputes and advising on appropriate and effective litigation strategies. We also represent clients as plaintiffs or defendants in arbitration proceedings.

FAMILY LAW

Our family law practitioners are well-experienced in assisting clients on family and inter-personal relationship legal issues. We assist on divorce, judicial separation and annulment of marriage child custody and support disputes, and pre-nuptial agreements. We offer timely and well thought out legal approaches in handling these types of cases for our clients.

TAXATION

We have extensive knowledge on the current tax laws and policies of the Indonesian government and able to advise clients on the most tax-friendly approach to all types of transactions, both corporate and personal. We assess the tax implications of investments, business structures, and various transactions.