Legal Services | Indonesia
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Main Contacts

L-Martin Desautels

Regional Managing Partner

Marcus Collins

Partner; Managing Director, Indonesia

David Doran

Founding Partner


In Indonesia, DFDL has established an exclusive association with Mataram Partners, a trusted and dynamic Indonesian law firm serving the needs of domestic and foreign investors in Indonesia since 2006. With a team of lawyers with exceptional academic and professional backgrounds, all of whom are fluent in English, Mataram Partners delivers international standard legal advisory services tailored to international clients, while being solidly grounded in Indonesian law.

Mataram’s practice spans virtually all areas of civil and commercial law in Indonesia across a broad range of industries, including all aspects of investment in Indonesia, concessions, joint ventures, M&A, asset acquisitions, financing, construction and disputes.

With Mataram’s in-depth knowledge of the Indonesian business environment, foreign and local investors benefit from international standard up-to-date Indonesia law advice. Combined with DFDL’s regional legal and tax expertise, they leverage from our firm’s extensive experience in international cross-border operations for business expansion from the Archipelago.

Lawyers Worldwide: 140

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Representative Clients



Marcus  Collins

Marcus Collins

Partner; Managing Director, Indonesia
L-Martin  Desautels

L-Martin Desautels

Regional Managing Partner


Anindya  Pratidina

Anindya Pratidina

Legal Adviser


Cambodia: Procedures and Fines for Violation of the Competition Law

Overview On 22 February 2023, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOC”) issued a new regulation on the Forms and Procedures for Issuance of Temporary Suspension Measures and/or Decisions by the Cambodia Competition Commission (“CCC”) to strengthen the enforcement of the Law on Competition (“Competition Law”) in Cambodia. Thereafter, on 24 February 2023, the MOC issued an additional decision on the Formalities and Procedures for the Calculation of Pecuniary Penalties under the Law on Competition to ensure that the calculation of pecuniary penalties is transparent and effective...

Myanmar: Annual Tax Compliance Reminder for FY 2022-2023

Less than a month to go! Our Tax Team wishes to remind you of the fast-approaching deadline for the submission of your annual corporate tax returns for the financial year ended 31 March 2023 (“FY 2022-2023”). All Myanmar taxpayers (corporate entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals) should file their annual tax returns on or before 30 June 2023.   This annual return submission applies to Corporate Income Tax (“CIT”), Personal Income Tax (“PIT”) Salary Statement, Consolidated Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”), and Commercial Tax (“CT”) for the FY 2022-2023...



Audray Souche Moderated a Panel Discussion on Financing Low Carbon Opportunities

DFDL’s Audray Souche, Regional Managing Partner, had the pleasure to moderate a panel on Financing Low Carbon Opportunities at the APAC Energy Capital Assembly in Singapore. This event brought together leading players in the energy sector to discuss the latest trends and developments in sustainable financing in Asia. It was a stimulating and informative session that highlighted the importance of collaboration and innovation in achieving a low carbon future. We would like to thank the panelists for sharing their valuable insights and experiences: Ryoichi Abe, Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Roberta Wong, Kerogen Capital,

DFDL Contributes to Thailand’s Double Tax Agreements Article in April 2023 Issue of The American Chamber of Commerce Thailand Magazine.

DFDL’s Jack Sheehan (Partner and Head of the Regional Tax Practice) and Jidapa Tiamsuttikarn (Senior Tax Adviser) have made a substantial contribution to the first article on Thailand’s Double Tax Agreements (DTA) in the latest issue of The American Chamber of Commerce of Thailand magazine. Thailand has an extensive network of double tax agreements (DTAs) with 61 countries, including many major economies, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, France, China, Australia, and Hong Kong...