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Start with the right mindset.

LHBM is inspired by the symbol of an open enso – circle, which expresses an idea and mindset that is a part of something bigger or greater. In its wisdom and simplicity, enso may not be defined by words, but experience.

We find real solution.

We believe that a real solution should start with the right idea and mindset. Instead of seeing a legal question as a set of black and white, we see it as a part of something bigger. We work to bring solution that is defined by unique facts and interests of each client. As such, we are committed to provide excellent, industry savvy, and practical solutions.

Excellence

Careful and diligence legal service at its best

Industry-savvy

Your business interest at the focus of our service

Wealth and Harmony

Sustainable legal framework that brings wealth and harmony to your business.

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Our Team

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Rio Lassatrio
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Alexander Hutauruk
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Heru Muzaki
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Mayo Falmonti Sitompul

Mayo Falmonti Sitompul is an IPR Consultant at LHBM.

He is a seasoned lawyer with significant experiences in intellectual property area and also a registered intellectual property consultant. Mayo obtained his Bachelor of Law degree and Master of Law Degree from the University of Indonesia.

Heru is the founder and a partner at LHBM.

He is the former regional legal counsel for General Electric Company covering healthcare business for South East Asia. Previously, he was the senior counsel at newly-acquired GE Grid Solutions and GE Global Growth & Operations. With experience as in-house counsel and numerous years working for prominent law firms in Indonesia, Heru has significant experiences and exposures to a number of notable transactions in different businesses. Heru is focusing mainly on general corporate and commercial, employment, foreign investment, infrastructure, and healthcare matters. He was named as recommended lawyer by www.legal500.com in 2011. Heru graduated from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan (S.H) and a master of law candidate from Leiden University (LL.M).

Alexander Hutauruk is a founder and a partner at LHBM.

He has vast experience in representing and advising international companies and financial institutions in Indonesia. With his solid foundation of Indonesian law and his pragmatic approach, Alex has represented and advised a number of clients on loan syndications, derivatives, merger and acquisitions, payment system and e-commerce. Alex has also been invited to several universities in Indonesia as a visiting lecturer and taken up a number of speaking slots in law conferences and workshops. Alex graduated from Universitas Gadjah Mada (S.H) and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M).

Rio Lassatrio is a founder and partner at LHBM Counsel.

He is a qualified lawyer with more than a decade of practice experience. He specialises in corporate and M&A, project and infrastructure, and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in representing and advising national and multinational companies in Indonesia in numerous projects, such as syndicated financing projects, construction of 150 kV/20 kV transmission lines and substations facility, acquisition of shares of an Indonesian financial services, and complex commercial litigations. Rio was named as one of the Indonesia’s A-list of top 100 lawyers for 2020 by the Asia Business Law Journal, Indonesia’s Rising Star for 2019 by the Asian Legal Business, and was chosen by his clients as Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2012 based on Asialaw Profiles Survey 2012. He is also endorsed by the Global Law Experts as recommended lawyer in the practice area of M&A. In addition, Rio is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and an exclusive member of IR Global, the world's largest exclusive network of advisory firms, for M&A area in Indonesia. Rio graduated from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan (S.H) and University of Queensland (LL.M).

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Publication Alerts

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Our partner Rio Lassatrio contributed in the IR Global publication in association with Association of Corporate Counsel.

The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively" features 65 IR Global members across 49 firms, addressing questions that help businesses survive and thrive as they establish themselves in different jurisdictions.

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Congratulations to our partner Rio Lassatrio who has been named as one of Asia Business Law Journal's 2021 A-List of Top 100 lawyers in Indonesia.

It is the second consecutive year for Rio to be included in this prestigious A-List.
The A-List is based on extensive research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal, where thousands of in-house counsel in Indonesia and around the world as well as partners at international law firms were asked which lawyers should make the cut, and why.

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Heru Muzaki, is listed as Indonesia Rising Star. Heru is a complete profile attorney, with more than a decade experience both as lawyer and in-house counsel. Before founded LHBM Counsel, Heru worked for prestigious law firms and served lastly as ASEAN legal counsel at General Electric Company.

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We are pleased to announce that we are recognized as one of Asia’s Employer of Choice of 2021 by Asian Legal Business.

We are committed to disrupt traditional law firm culture by practicing meritocracy and we believe great solution comes from good culture, where people are our biggest asset.

We continuously encourage everyone to speak freely, diminishing internal formalities, streamlining structures, throwing complex

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Congratulations to our partner Rio Lassatrio who has been named as one of Asia Business Law Journal's 2020 A-List of Top 100 lawyers in Indonesia

Asia Business Law Journal reveals Indonesia’s top 100 lawyers in 2020.

The A-List is based on extensive research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal, where thousands of in-house counsel in Indonesia and around the world as well as partners at international law firms were asked which lawyers should make the cut, and why.

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Our Partner Rio Lassatrio participates in the IR Global - International Governance: The Risks You Face as a Global Director.

The Global Guide provides insight of board liabilities in different jurisdictions as serving as a director on the board of a global enterprise can bring major challenges.

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We are pleased to announce that we have been ranked as Notable Firms for Construction category in the Asialaw Profiles rankings for 2021.

Asialaw Profiles provides up to date information and analysis of law firms in 25 jurisdictions, covering 28 sectors and practice areas. The rankings in Asialaw Profiles for 2021 recognize the region’s leading domestic and regional firms and lawyers across the Asia-Pacific region.

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We are featured by Asian Legal Business in the list of Indonesia firms to watch of 2020.

We consider this as an acknowledgement of our hard work and persistence during these difficult times. We deliver in uncertain circumstances.

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Congratulations to our partner, Rio Lassatrio for being named in Asian Legal Business Indonesia Rising Star for 2019.

Asian Legal Business for the first time ever profiles ten of Indonesia’s legal industry’s rising star and our partner Rio Lassatrio named as one of the ten rising star lawyers.

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We are named as one of the finalists in the 6th Annual Asian Legal Business of the Indonesia Law Awards 2019.

Asian Legal Business (ALB) presented the 6th Annual ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2019 on October 10, 2019 and we are named as one of the finalists.

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Our partner Rio Lassatrio was featured as speaker and presenting in 2 (two) sessions in the HR Employment Law Conference.

Clariden Global bring together a selected group of leading HR Professionals for the Certificate in Regional HR Employment Law Conference Covering Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia & Thailand on 3 – 7 February 2020 in Singapore.

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Our Partners, Heru Muzaki and Rio Lassatrio, contributed to Doing Business 2020 initiated by The World Bank.

Our Partners, Heru Muzaki and Rio Lassatrio, assisted by Associate Melvin Andy Himadinata...

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LHBM Counsel joins IR as the exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions Member in Indonesia

IR Global, the world's largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Rio Lassatrio of LHBM Counsel. Rio has joined IR as our exclusive Mergers & Acquisitions Member in Indonesia....

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We are featured by Hukumonline.com as Recognized Midsize Indonesian Corporate Firms 2020.

We are honored to be placed alongside the incredible and reputable corporate law firms in Indonesia. We will keep working hard, be client-minded, simple and reliable.

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We are honored to receive twice-in-a-row recognitions from Hukumonline.com as Midsize Corporate Practice and among the Top 100 Indonesian Law Firm 2021.

This is definitely the result of hard work and tremendous trust from our clients. To date, we have been blessed with challenging projects, transactions, and issues - with billions at stake. We are proven to deliver legal solutions in uncertain and vulnerable times, including this pandemic. We adapt to win.

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Primary Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A
Capital Market
Intellectual Property
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Project and Infrastructure
Healthcare
Banking & Finance
Digital Business
Trade and Investment
Capital Market

Indonesia’s capital markets have been on a steady growth path in recent years, with market capitalization and trading activity showing strong expansion. Some challenges remain for stakeholders: factors such as illiquidity, potential election shocks and stringent regulatory requirements continue to weigh on domestic companies’ market participation. We provide advice and assist client to navigate these challenges, and also related to initial public offering or any kind of corporate actions in this area.

Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Representing Shimizu Corporation in relation to the legal disputes with its local partner in Indonesia.
  • Representing PT Reckitt Benckiser Indonesia on the advertisement case against Unilever group in Indonesia.
  • Representing PT ODG Indonesia on the construction disputes against PT Nestle Indonesia.
  • Representing Astro All Asia Networks Limited related to the enforcement of foreign arbitral award in Indonesia and its related issues.
  • Representing a Japanese construction company in its construction dispute with the employer in the Indonesian National Arbitration Board.
  • Advising New Look Limited in relation to the franchise agreement, license agreement to be entered by New Look Limited.
  • Advising PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia on its products and Intellectual Property Rights in Indonesia.
  • Advising multinational companies in relation to registration of intellectual property in Indonesia.
  • Representing Cooler Master Co., Ltd, a Taiwan based company engaged in thermal industry, in connection with the lawsuit against the decision of the Mark Appeals Commission.
  • Representing Sunstar Inc, a Japan based company, in connection with the cancellation lawsuit against the infringement mark. Representing Safehouse Habitats (Scotland) Limited in connection with cancellation lawsuit against Hot-Hed International S.A.
Commercial Dispute Resolution

One may say that settling a dispute in Indonesia is complex and challenging at the same time. We are here to simplify the matter. Our lawyers both prevent and resolve disputes by providing clients with practical, creative legal advice that focuses on their strategic and commercial objectives. We are experienced in advising and representing client on commercial disputes in courts of all level, arbitration in BANI or other arbitration forum, bankruptcy and insolvency, administrative law and debt restructuring.

Healthcare

An expanding middle class, changing lifestyles, increasing longevity and an overhaul of the social security system are all contributing to rising demand for healthcare in Indonesia. Accordingly, the government is preparing several strategies to address such demand, such as expansion and management of social security system as well as health insurance, opportunities for private health providers, up to the establishment of roadmap to pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries. This is where we serve an important role. We are not only understanding the legal environment but we also know how the business works.

Intellectual Property
  • Representing Shimizu Corporation in relation to the legal disputes with its local partner in Indonesia.
  • Representing PT Reckitt Benckiser Indonesia on the advertisement case against Unilever group in Indonesia.
  • Representing PT ODG Indonesia on the construction disputes against PT Nestle Indonesia.
  • Representing Astro All Asia Networks Limited related to the enforcement of foreign arbitral award in Indonesia and its related issues.
  • Representing a Japanese construction company in its construction dispute with the employer in the Indonesian National Arbitration Board.
  • Advising New Look Limited in relation to the franchise agreement, license agreement to be entered by New Look Limited.
  • Advising PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia on its products and Intellectual Property Rights in Indonesia.
  • Advising multinational companies in relation to registration of intellectual property in Indonesia.
  • Representing Cooler Master Co., Ltd, a Taiwan based company engaged in thermal industry, in connection with the lawsuit against the decision of the Mark Appeals Commission.
  • Representing Sunstar Inc, a Japan based company, in connection with the cancellation lawsuit against the infringement mark. Representing Safehouse Habitats (Scotland) Limited in connection with cancellation lawsuit against Hot-Hed International S.A.
Intellectual Property

Intellectual property is one of the essential concerns to business. Intellectual property results from intellectual creative processes and in today’s world may exceed the value of a physical property. Currently, protecting intellectual property from infringement has become of utmost importance as this could impair the product, brand, and reputation. In this respect, we advised clients in securing their intellectual property, such as trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, industrial design, and others.

Project and Infrastructure
  • Advising a Japanese company in acquiring certain plots of land in Indonesia for the establishment of its waste treatment plant.
  • Advising PT Central Java Daya Wiguna Indonesia, in connection with the sale of land and factory.
  • Advising a Japanese affiliated company in the establishment of a property development company in Indonesia.
  • Advising SMCC - HK JO, a joint operation project between Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co, Ltd and Hutama Karya, in connection with the Design and Build of Dukuh Atas and Bunderan HI Underground Stations and Tunnels of Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta Project.
  • Assisting PT Elnusa, Tbk in the sale of gas block PSC in Bangkanai.
  • Assisting GE Power in securing a mega deal with PT PLN (Persero) related to mobile power plant project in lieu with the 35,000 MW initiative
  • Assisting GE Oil & Gas in securing billions of USD contract related to Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project
  • Advising PT Thyssenkrupp Polysius Indonesia in connection with the extension plan of PT Thyssenkrupp Polysius Indonesia business activities covering construction services and mining services activities.
  • Advising PT Kembar Abadi Prima, an Indonesian EPC contractor, in connection with the construction of 150 kV/20 kV transmission lines and substations facility at Kota Bukit Indah Industrial Estate, Karawang, using FIDIC, Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Built.
  • Advising PT PP – TAISEI Indonesia on documents/agreements related to construction services of various infrastructure. Assisting GE Grid Solutions in various open bidding process and transactions, involving complex consortium or subcontract structures.
  • Advising PT Kratatau Osaka Steel in contract negotiation with vendors, suppliers and contractors related to the construction of new plant to produce rolling mill equipment, water treatment facility, billet stockyard and product warehouse.
Project and Infrastructure

Indonesia is boosting its infrastructures in many sectors, such as energy, road, railway, airports, telecommunication, and others. There are a lot of beneficial projects which require careful and diligent legal representation. Here, we provided clients with an end to end advice, from advising transaction structure, adherence to tender documents, contract negotiation up to project execution.

Banking and Finance

Banking and finance sector is one of the primary economic factors in a country. Not only does it serve to provide funds for production and consumption, the sector also acts as a medium for the public to save. It is also one of the most regulated sectors in Indonesia. Our team provide assistance in various types of works in this area such as financing, refinancing, trade financing, and syndication engagements. We also assist clients in the financing of infrastructure projects, and its working relations with banks and other financial institutions.

Banking and Finance
  • Advising UOB Limited in US$2 billion financing to Indonesian Group Companies.
  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank on the restructuring of US$1 billion loan facilities granted to PT Borneo Lumbung Energi & Metal
  • Advising Rabobank in US$200 million financing to FKS Group.
  • Advising International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group in US$77 million financing to PT Indosurya Inti Finance.
  • Advising PT Pertamina (Persero) and PT Pertamina International Eksplorasi dan Produksi in the up to EUR 1,044,000,000 Guarantee Facility.
  • Advising GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) on Indonesian finance-related regulations related to the lease of aircrafts to Indonesian airline companies
  • Advising various international financial institutions (e.g. Credit Suisse, UBS and China Construction Bank) in the proposed acquisition of an Indonesian bank as well as on the derivatives subject matter.
  • Advising Standard Chartered Bank in US$100 million financing to PT Bank Mandiri Tbk (Persero).
  • Advising HSBC in its integration in Indonesia.
  • Advising PT Medco Power Indonesia and PT Medco Geopower Sarulla in connection with the proposed financing scheme towards the project of PLTP Sarulla.
  • Advising PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk in connection with the credit facility agreement to be used as a working capital.
Digital Business
  • Advising a Singapore-based company on the fintech lending in Indonesia. Representing one of the biggest Indonesia’s conglomerates in the issues of fintech lending.
  • Advising an American multinational technology company on data privacy in Indonesia.
  • Advising Discover in connection with the payment system in Indonesia.
  • Advising Google on the issues of consumer protection and data privacy in Indonesia.
  • Advising MasterCard on the issues of credit, debit, prepaid and virtual cards in Indonesia.
  • Assisting GE Healthcare in regulatory compliance and legal advices in several commercial/strategic initiatives.
  • Advising an online logistic app company in its partnership and employment structure for its business development and e-kyc project.
  • Advising an online ticketing apps in its internal legal compliance, due diligence and general corporate matters.
  • Advising an IT company in connection with its online mobile apps, including by reviewing the company’s apps business plan and preparing terms& conditions of the app.
  • Assisting the world’s largest global online network company on its Indonesia’s operation.
  • Advising the newly-formed GE Digital in their compliance to Indonesian regulations, specifically data protection mechanism and other regulatory compliance
Digital Business

It is inevitable that today we are experiencing industrial revolution 4.0. Almost all businesses are using digital platform to market and/or to introduce their products. This area is emerging and start to affect how we live our life. Indonesia is currently within its ambition to be the ‘Silicon Valley’ of South East Asia. Here, we assisted several clients (startup or scale up) in adherence to data privacy regulations, service level agreement, and others.

Trade and Investment

The world is focusing on South East Asia, especially Indonesia, to be one of the biggest markets. It is no longer considered as ‘future market’ but rather a ‘NOW market’. With GDP average growth of 5%, the dramatic rise of middle-class economy, and vast number of new infrastructures, Indonesia is a very suitable place to invest. This is where we play our significant role. We provide advice for inbound and outbound investment, joint ventures, supply chain and logistics, export-import, regulatory compliance, and others.

Corporate and M&A

Accelerating growth of an organization can be conducted in many ways, organic or inorganic. Inorganic growth can be done through merger and acquisition (M&A). It can also be an additional value to shareholder’s capital. In M&A, choosing the right target company is key. We helped various clients in their effort of acquiring company/ies from end to end. Starting from conducting legal due diligence to the target company, defining merger and acquisition structures, drafting legal paperwork required for merger and acquisition under prevailing Indonesian laws and regulation, up to successful integration to the new group of companies.

Corporate and M&A
  • Advising an Indonesia’s startup unicorn in the acquisition of a multi-finance company.
  • Advising an Indonesia’s startup unicorn in the acquisition of a manufacturing company.
  • Advising an Indonesian IT startup that is being acquired by an Indonesia’s startup unicorn.
  • Advising Suntory’s affiliated company in its proposed merger transaction in Indonesia.
  • Advising Tri Stage Inc, a listed company based in Japan, in connection with the acquisition of shares in PT Merdis International, a foreign investment company in Indonesia.
  • Advising a Japanese security company in acquiring majority shares in an Indonesia leading security provider company.
  • Advising several leading Singaporean, Malaysian and Hong Kong palm oil companies in their acquisitions of palm oil plantation companies in Indonesia.
  • Advising a Japanese trading company in acquiring majority shares in a wholesale and distributor Indonesian company.
  • Advising PT Relacom Indonesia, a subsidiary of Relacom AB, Swedish based business group on telecommunication service – in connection with the sale of all Relacom AB’s shares.
  • Advising Reckitt Benckiser Singapore in connection with the acquisition of Scholl product.
  • Advising BOT Lease, a listed financial services company based in Japan, in connection with the proposed acquisition of shares in PT Olympindo Multi finance, a local financing services company.
  • Advising Embassy of Brazil on employment matters and certain agreements to be entered by the Embassy.
  • Advising General Electric Company on the integration of Alstom Power and Alstom Grid
  • Advising General Electric Company on various corporate restructuring initiatives
Trade and Investment
  • Advising a Japanese trading company in acquiring majority shares in a wholesale and distributor Indonesian company.
  • Advising a leading Thai oil and gas trading and marketing company in its acquisition of palm oil plantation companies in Indonesia. Advising Unicharm in connection with trading and distribution activities in Indonesia.
  • Advising a Hong Kong palm oil trading company in its acquisition of a palm oil plantation company in Indonesia.
  • Advising Mazda in connection with trading and distribution activities in Indonesia.
  • Assisting PT Elnusa, Tbk in forming joint venture company engaging in marine seismic business and supporting its commercial operations
  • Advising a Singapore palm oil trading company in its acquisition of a palm oil plantation company in Indonesia.
  • Advising Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. in connection with its distribution agreement and supply agreement;
  • Advising PT Reckitt Benckiser Indonesia in connection with trading and distribution activities in Indonesia.
  • Advising various foreign companies in relation to establishment of foreign capital investment companies and foreign representative offices in Indonesia.
  • Advising foreign companies in relation to the divestment issues.
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