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Makarim & Taira S.

Makarim & Taira S.  

Legal Services | Indonesia

tel: +6221 5080 8300 | fax: +6221 2521272
Summitmas I, 16th & 17th Floors | Jakarta | 12190 | Indonesia

Main Contacts

Lia Alizia

Lia AliziaManaging Partner

Richard Cornwallis

Richard W. CornwallisForeign Legal Consultant


Jakarta, Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S.'s Overview

Makarim & Taira S. is one of Indonesia's leading corporate and finance law firms. It was founded in 1980 by Harvard graduates Nono Anwar Makarim and Frank Taira Supit, and has since grown to become a multi-disciplinary practice. The Firm's personnel represent and demonstrate a comprehensive range of expertise and experience in both Indonesian and international law and business practices. The Firm, which has received recognition in a number of leading references and international legal guides, is now and will be in the future fully committed to the future both of Indonesia and the Firm's clients in their business dealings here.

Makarim & Taira S. has impressive and far-reaching contacts and connections both in Indonesia and overseas. Over the years the Firm has formed strong and lasting relationships with a large number of clients and businesses. We pride ourselves on the loyalty of our clients and attempt to provide to each client the same unvarying standard of service. The Firm also has unique and unsurpassed experience and insight into many aspects of Indonesia's business and governmental spheres and has the necessary expertise to assist our clients in their Indonesian investments and transactions.

Makarim & Taira S. is also favored as Indonesian counsel by a growing number of leading international law firms and has significant expertise in acting as local counsel in international and multinational transactions. Our existing connections both in Indonesia and overseas allow us to ensure the Firm maintains and develops its expertise and is able to assimilate the most up to date drafting and other legal techniques and knowledge.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1980
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 66

Languages: Indonesian, English, German, and French


Areas of Practice
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Employment
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchise
  • Hotels, Resorts and Tourism
  • Infrastructure and Major Projects
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Media, IT and Telecommunications
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining and Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation


Of Counsel

Foreign Legal Consultant

Richard Cornwallis

Richard W. CornwallisForeign Legal Consultant

Senior Associates

Puji Atma

Puji AtmaSenior Associate

Stephanie Kandou

Stephanie KandouSenior Associate

Norma Mutalib

Norma MutalibSenior Associate

John Panggabean

John Andre PanggabeanSenior Associate

Yusfa Perdana

Yusfa PerdanaSenior Associate

Evelyn Simanjuntak

Evelyn S.T. SimanjuntakSenior Associate

Jonathan Tjenggoro

Jonathan Toni TjenggoroSenior Associate

Harris Toengkagie

Harris ToengkagieSenior Associate

Farida Yuliasari

Farida YuliasariSenior Associate


Merger Reportability Analysis
Makarim & Taira S., October 2018

Under Government Regulation Number 57 and Indonesian Competition Authority (KPPU) Guidelines Number 02 , the criteria for determining whether a foreign merger (the definition includes a share acquisition) conducted outside Indonesia is reportable under the current Indonesian merger control rule (please note that the current merger control rule are the following: The Asset and/or revenue thresholds The value thresholds for a reportable transaction are: a. the combined audited value of the Indonesian assets of the transacting parties must exceed IDR 2...

Five Issues Commonly Encountered In Commercial Building Leases In Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S., October 2018

With an estimated economic growth of 5.1% – 5.2% for 20181, economicactivities in Indonesia are expected to show a strong improvement. One ofthe indications of strong economic activities is the growing need for officespace for businesses. It is expected that office space in Jakarta will increaseby another 1.5 million square meters in 2018 – 20202 from 6 million squaremeters at the end of 20173. Leasing an office space is an easy way for a business to acquire office spacein a prime area, and to help the business to free up working capital. In thisregard, a carefully prepared lease agreement is invaluable for the lessee andthe lessor...

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Makarim & Taira S. Wins In-House Community Firm of the Year Award 2018
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018

The Asian-mena Counsel has just announced the In-House Community Firms of the Year 2018, and we are proud to have been recognized as Firm of the Year for our Restructuring and Insolvency practice. We have also been given an Honourable Mention recognition for International Arbitration. In 2018, over 2,000 in-house lawyers and buyers of legal services in 14 jurisdictions were surveyed as to which firms had served them best across a range of practice areas and which have been the most responsive to their needs...

Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018

Our Partners Lia Alizia and Heru Mardijarto wrote the Indonesia chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts 2019. http://www.makarim.com/uploads/131515_INDONESIA%20-%20Public%20Procurement%20&%20Government%20Contracts.pdf The ‘Law & Practice’ sections provide easily accessible information on navigating the legal system when conducting business in the jurisdiction, explaining local law and practice at key transactional stages and for crucial aspects of doing business. You may also visit the Chambers website to read the other Global Practice Guides...

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