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Asia-Pacific Guide
Firm Profile

Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 23rd Floor, Gedung BRI II
  • Jl Jend Sudirman Kav 44-46
  • Jakarta
  • Java
  • Indonesia
  • 10210

Firm profile submitted by Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung

Firm Overview:
Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) was set up in 2000 by a team of leading Indonesian commercial lawyers with the objective of meeting the demands for increased and sophisticated legal expertise and resources of an international standard in Indonesia.
HBT is consistently recognised as one of the leading commercial and corporate law firms in Indonesia, specialising in protection of foreign investor interests, both in transaction and contentious situations. In addition to its top tier corporate and projects expertise, HBT also has a specialised disputes practice focusing on representing the interests of foreign corporations and financial institutions who become involved in contentious and regulatory issues in Indonesia.
HBT is associated with leading international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP (HSF). This long standing association provides its clients with access to HSF global resources and support network, with an experienced team of HSF partners and associates being based on the ground at HBT in Jakarta.

Main Areas Of Practice  

Corporate / M&A:
HBT is one of the leading commercial and corporate law firms in Indonesia which focuses, in particular, on foreign multinationals and investment firms investing in Indonesia. On M&A matters in Indonesia, HBT commonly works in conjunction with HSF, one of the leading pan-Asia legal practices.
Senior Counsel Iril Hiswara leads the M&A practice together with HBT founding partner Santi Darmawan who leads the corporate practice, working closely with HBT founding partner Tjahjadi Bunjamin, HSF partner David Dawborn and HSF Counsel Vik Tang.
Contact: Iril Hiswara ([email protected] com), David Dawborn ([email protected], Sakurayuki ([email protected] com), Santi Darmawan ([email protected]

Projects & Energy:
HBT is one of the leading commercial and corporate law firms in Indonesia, which focuses in particular on foreign multinationals and investment houses investing in Indonesia. On energy and natural resources matters in Indonesia, it works closely with HSF, one of the leading pan-Asia energy/project law firms. Founding partner Mira Fadhya leads the projects and energy practice, working closely with HSF partner David Dawborn.
Contact: Mira Fadhya ([email protected] com), David Dawborn ([email protected], Dhani M Pattinggi (dhani. [email protected])

Dispute Resolution:
HBT’s dispute resolution practice is one of the most experienced and successful in Jakarta and is recognised for its work with domestic and international clients in the most complex and significant contentious matters. HBT team has market-leading expertise in civil litigation; arbitration; criminal and corporate investigations; contentious employment matters; insolvency; business competition and private wealth disputes.
HBT is unique amongst Indonesian firms in having an active antitrust practice and an active corporate investigation practice. HBT dispute resolution practice leads by Narendra Adiyasa, working closely with Antony Crockett, an HSF international dispute resolution specialist.
Contact: Narendra Adiyasa (narendra. [email protected])

Banking & Finance:
HBT is widely recognised by clients as an industry leader for its Indonesian banking and finance capability. HBT has pre-eminent expertise acting for foreign lenders and creditors in cross border financing and debt restructurings in Indonesia. HBT’s banking and finance team is led by founding partner Tjahjadi Bunjamin, who has worked for many years alongside HSF partner, David Dawborn.
Contact: Tjahjadi Bunjamin (tjahjadi. [email protected])

Capital Markets:
HBT is recognised by, and consistently represents many of the worlds leading investment banks as an industry leader for its capital markets capability and has pre-eminent expertise in representing foreign arrangers and underwriters in Indonesia. On capital market matters in Indonesia, HBT commonly operates in conjunction with HSF, one of the leading pan-Asia legal practices.
HBT capital markets practice, led by David Dawborn, Tjahjadi Bunjamin, covers the full range of capital markets transactions, including equity and debt capital markets.
Contact: Tjahjadi Bunjamin (tjahjadi. [email protected]), David Dawborn ([email protected])

Mergers & Acquisitions

Banking & Finance


Foreign Investment & Joint Ventures

Debt Restructurings

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute


Corporate & Business Structuring

Capital Markets (Debt And Equity)

Employment & Industrial Relations


Commercial & Industrial Real Estate

Competition & Anti-Trust

Oil & Gas

Infrastructure & Privatisations

Intellectual Property


Telecommunications, Media & Technology


  • 23rd Floor, Gedung BRI II,
  • Jl Jend Sudirman Kav 44-46,
  • Jakarta,
  • Java
  • Indonesia
  • 10210
  • Tel +62 21 574 4010
  • Fax +62 21 574 4670
  • Email : [email protected]
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