The firm’s edge lies in its ability to deliver individualised value-added solutions aimed at addressing specific client needs. To this end, the firm invests time familiarising itself with its client’s operational needs and fostering strong professional relationships with each client’s key decision makers. The firm also advises clients on current developments in the law and its interpretation which stand to affect them, thus reducing clients’ risk exposure arising from changes in the Indonesian legal landscape.
From its founding in 2001, a number of international legal publications had recognised the firm’s capability and expertise in various areas of practice. In dispute resolution and competition law, Founding Partner Stefanus Haryanto has been recognised as a resourceful and effective litigator in representing clients in civil and bankruptcy proceedings, including successfully defending clients in anti-monopoly investigations before the Agency for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU). Founding Partner Andy Kelana’s expertise in Merger & Acquisition, Telecommunication and Corporate practices has been recognised by the international legal community. He is singled out for his ability to 'anticipate the needs of clients.' Founding Partner Helena Adnan has also been recognised for her work in banking and finance, intellectual property rights, and general corporate advisories. In 2011, AKHH was also a finalist in the ALB Law Awards for Project Finance Deal of the Year for its work on Paiton 3 Power Project. AKHH was designated the 2012 Indonesian Independent Law Firm of the Year by Acquisition International.
AKHH team includes lawyers educated in the United States, Japan, Canada, and Europe, augmented by foreign counsels from various jurisdictions in Asia, translators, paralegals, and professionally-trained general staff members.
Chairman: Andy Kelana
Managing Partner: Stefanus Haryanto
Number of partners: 7
Number of lawyers: 20
Number of foreign counsels: 3
Languages: English, French, Indonesian, Japanese
■Arbitration & Litigation
■Oil & Gas
■Energy & Natural Resources
■Banking & Financial Services
■International Trade & World Trade Organisation
American Express International, Inc.; Apple, Inc.; The Boeing Company; Bank Indonesia; Bank Negara Indonesia; GE Global Operations; Johnson Home Hygiene Products; Mitsubishi Corporation; Paiton Energy; Sampoerna Group; PT.Telekomunikasi Indonesia,Tbk; PT.XL Axiata,Tbk; WalMart Stores Inc; United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
AKHH acted as the Indonesian counsels for Bank Indonesia in a legal suit at the District Court of Amsterdam filed by the trustee of N.V. De Indonesische Overzeese Bank. Founding Partner Stefanus Haryanto has the experience of providing expert testimonies on Indonesian laws before the United States District Court Northern District of Illinois, Hong Kong High Court, Singapore High Court and Federal Court of Australia Victoria District Registry.