Indonesia as a rapidly developing country and the largest economy in Southeast Asia, comes with highly complex commercial and judicial policies, which have been a key challenges and issues faced by our clients; and only with the diverse legal education, language capabilities, global practices experiences, and extraordinary cultural understanding, possessed by our lawyers, that we are able to set ourselves to be an Indonesian firm with a global mind and a full service law firm providing a broad range of commercial and legal services fitted to needs and requirements of our Indonesian and multi-nationals clients.
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL
Our corporate lawyers have strong transactional skills, global experience and updated knowledge for corporate and corporate finance transactions, complimented with ample understanding on the principles of civil law and common law as well as various legal systems applicable in another jurisdiction.
Our corporate practice areas include, among others :
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Corporate Advisory
- Corporate Commercial
- Private Equity & Venture Capital
- Foreign Direct Investment
- Energy and Natural Resources
We are able to service an entire range of legal needs of the construction and engineering industry. We provide practical and timely counsel and advice on all aspects of projects, from tender process to completion and final accounts. Soengkar & Partners’ first and current retainer client is one of the biggest state-owned construction companies which has since given the firm an outstanding reputation of a legal expert in the industry.
Our practice areas in construction law include :
- Project Structure and Delivery
- Risk Analysis and Management
- Claims Preparation and Negotiation
- Dispute Resolution
LITIGATION AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
While our approach has always been to avoid any legal proceeding for our clients, when it is necessary, our dispute resolution team has considerable experience in high-value arbitration and dispute resolution, within the country as well as internationally. The disputes we mediate, arbitrate, and counselled to clients cut across a number of industry sectors and cross-border parties. We have acted for corporate clients in dispute settlement negotiations, representing them when required before the relevant administrative and arbitration tribunals. We have represented clients in commercial disputes from lower level courts up to the Supreme Court, as well as in multi-jurisdictional litigations. Over the years, our team has handled a wide variety of cases involving banking and finance, debt recovery, international trade, shipping, shareholder disputes, insurance and reinsurance, construction, telecommunications, contractual & commercial disputes, and the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards.
BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY
Our firm is among a handful law firms in Indonesia with a number of lawyers who are also certified to be receiver/trustee for bankruptcy and insolvency.
We advise our clients through all aspects if restructuring and insolvency, through the combination of our lawyers’ quality legal advice, timely delivery, commercial acumen, and experience of supporting financial constitutions, corporations, and individuals, all focused on delivering advice that helps our clients to meet their objectives as well as develop and implement a recovery strategy. We have assisted our clients on the full range of legal issues relating to lending and borrowing, corporate restructuring, turnaround and insolvency, self-liquidation, sale and purchase of distressed assets, and other related transactions.
- Restructuring & Insolvency
- Banking Debt, Debt Restructuring, and Debt Recovery
- Bankruptcy Petition
Employment is a fast-paced area of the law and it is therefore important that employers stay abreast of changes. Our team recognize the need for timely, commercial advice and solutions.
We advise both employers and employee on all contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including :
- Employment Contracts: Service
- Agreements, Consultancy Agreements,
- Terms and Conditions of Employment,
- Company Regulations, Compromise
- Agreements, Settlement Agreements
- Redundancy Advice and Redundancy
- Claims – collective and individual
- Termination and Dismissal Dispute
- Mediation and Labor Court
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.
While the Digital Age has transformed virtually every industry, it has brought the financial industry its own unique set of challenges, as rapid technological innovation drives evolving consumer expectations, security needs, and legal and regulatory pressures. As consumers shift from traditional financial services to mobile wallets, e-payments, and digital assets, the financial services industry providers are finding that their very existence and relevance depend on their ability to use and offer technology-based services to adapt to the ever-changing, competitive industry landscape.
Our lawyers are well-positioned to offer clients the benefit of our extensive experience, combined with regulatory and financial services knowledge. Our FinTech law practice offers a combination of deep tech experience with regulatory and financial services knowledge.
Our area of practice in this sector include :
- Data privacy
- ECommerce and internet services
- Financial services regulation
- Internet of things
- Investments, including venture capital, equity capital market fundraising, private equity and debt finance
- Licensing, patenting and protection
- Peer-to-Peer (P2P) debt and equity financing
- Technology development
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, E-COMMERCE, MEDIA & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Our Information Technology, E-Commerce, Media & Telecom¬munications team has strong transactional skills, broad experience and in-depth knowledge across various industries. Our experience includes advising and assisting on :
- Technology and ISP agreements, computer & IT law and e-commerce transactions
- Cross border transactional work including franchising, licensing, distribution, requiring extensive IP audits and due diligence, technology transfer, research, collaboration and commercialization of IP
- Trademarks, copyright, designs, patents and the law of confidentiality & trade secrets
Nearly every business survives on its turnover. If too many invoices go unpaid, a company can go under. This means that collecting outstanding invoices has to be handled carefully. This also means the right timing, as well as the right tone. Whether or not the debtor claims that he cannot or does not want to pay, professional debtors’ management can save loads of unnecessary trouble.
Our debt collection lawyers have built up vast experience in successfully and cost-effectively resolving cases involving debts that are due and payable. We can advise you on the best approach and strategy, an approach that aims to prevent problems from escalating but, if necessary, includes going to court. Our Lawyers are specialized in debt collection and debt recovery in the whole Indonesian territory and ready to provide legal services focused on the recovery of unpaid invoices and in general of credit belonging to our Clients.
Through our experience and leadership in this field, we developed a methodological approach toward both local and international debt collection. Only with a high grade of experience and professionality there are effective possibilities of debt collection in the Indonesia.
We have a strong regional practice focusing on the major markets throughout Asia. Our teams of dedicated lawyers have years of experience and are well-versed in local business and the associated cultural nuances. Together with our close network of Asian firms, we are able to offer a one-stop service for investment, financial solutions, and legal matters throughout the region.