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Partners

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Syafrullah Hamdi, S.H., LL.M.

Managing Partner
s.hamdi@b-av.co

Biography

Hamdi is a Managing Partner at B.Av. He has vast experience in assisting both national and international companies in a broad range of commercial transactions, e.g., foreign investment, mergers & acquisitions and real estate. Previously, Hamdi was a corporate lawyer at Indonesia’s prominent law firm, HHP Law Firm (Baker & McKenzie), and also a Commissioner at a multinational shipping company.

Hamdi loves writing. He is a legal author for The Law Reviews (UK) and Bank Permata Priority Magazine. In 2015, he was invited as a Speaker by the Law Annual International Conference at the University of Oxford to discuss the issues between Regional Free Trade Agreements and WTO.

He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Universitas Padjadjaran and a Master of Law degree (with Merit) from the University of Lancaster, UK. He received a prestigious scholarship from and was selected as “The Best Talent Alumni” by the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP). The University of Lancaster also awarded him “The Lancaster Award 2015” for the excellence of his academic achievements and contributions to society.

He is a member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and holds an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

These are the glimpse of Hamdi’s representative types of work:

  • Assisting and representing PT Indosiar Karya Media Tbk in a merger worth IDR 31 trillion with PT Surya Citra Mandiri Tbk through the Indonesia Stock Exchange.
  • Assisting and representing an airport services regional state-owned company in a merger worth IDR 1.9 trillion with an aerocity real estate management company.
  • Assisting and representing a Canadian group of companies in the acquisition of 7 gold mining companies in Aceh valued at IDR 650 billion.
  • Assisting and representing PT Bank Tabungan Negara in the issuance of Securitized Assets Backed Securities (KIK-EBA) valued at IDR 1 trillion in 2013 at the Indonesian Stock Exchange.
  • Assisting and representing two multinational warehouse real estate developer companies in acquiring 41.1 hectares land in Bekasi Regency valued at IDR 1.2 trillion from 2 national real estate companies.
  • Assisting and representing a multinational serviced apartment company in acquiring 216 strata titles of apartment units in Jakarta valued at IDR 675 billion from a major national real estate company.

Mohamad R. Thalib, B.A., B.Bus., S.H., LL.M.

Partner
ridwan.thalib@b-av.co

Biography

Thalib is a Partner at B.Av. He has extensive experience in handling selected criminal cases and a wide range of commercial disputes in Indonesia. These disputes vary from one industry to another. Regionally speaking, Thalib has been involved in settling disputes through South East Asia Region as well as solving legal issues occuring in Europe and North America. Domestically, Thalib has been extensively involved in providing legal advice to numerous corporations, bodies, institutions and state-owned enterprises, e.g., ASEAN Headquarter in Jakarta, the Government of DKI Jakarta and PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk.

Thalib possess knowledge from Australian, Indonesian and American legal systems as his academic backgrounds were acquired in these countries. His economic and political degree (Bachelor of Arts and Business) were acquired from Monash University whilst his Bachelor of Law degree was obtained from Universitas Indonesia. As for Master of Law degree (LL.M), Ridwan graduated from UC Berkeley. Thalib is decorated with Honors from these three prominent universities.

Thalib is a member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and holds an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts. Also, Thalib is qualified to sit for the Bar Exams in the State of California as well as New York.

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Towy Aryanosa, S.H.

Partner
towy.aryanosa@b-av.co

Biography

Towy is a Partner at B.Av. As a lawyer, he has more than 10 years comprehensive experience in a wide range of litigation (both commercial and criminal litigations) and employment matters, and also been involved in numerous notable land acquisition projects in Indonesia, mostly in power projects. Besides practicing as a lawyer, he is also a Co-Founder of a legal-tech start-up company, known as Pop Legal. Previously, he was a lawyer at two Indonesia’s top tier law firms, i.e., Assegaf Hamzah & Partners and Makarim & Taira S.

Towy always follows to strict ethical principles when representing clients, especially before Indonesian courts, arbitration and government authorities. His practice does not only focus on litigation proceedings, but also aims to provide advice to clients on how to minimize potential risks related to litigation issues, land acquisition, and employment matters.

He holds a Bachelor of Law degree (with Cum Laude) from Universitas Padjadjaran. He is a member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and holds an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

These are the glimpse of Towy’s representative types of work:

  • Assisting and representing one of the biggest IPP consortiums in Indonesia, on the acquisition of approximately 70 hectares land area (from around 280 plots of land) in Central Java for constructing expansion to the Power Plants (2 x 1,000 MW) and additional ash pond area of the power plants in 2013 ‐ 2016 and handling its land certification at the National Land Office in Jakarta.
  • Assisting and representing one of the biggest dairy producers in Indonesia, in relation to the land acquisition of approximately 25 hectares area in Cikarang with a value of approximately IDR 400 billion for the development of its new factory.
  • Towy was the initiator in proposing the inclusion of Power Plants as one of premises that can be certificated within the seashore area (sempadan pantai) for the first time in Indonesia. The proposal was submitted to the Minister of Agrarian Affairs/the Head of the National Land Office in 2015 (Mr. Ferry Mursidan Baldan) and as the result, he served circular letters to certain power projects in Indonesia and issued Regulation No. 17 of 2016 regarding the Land Management in Coastal Areas and Small Islands in 2016.
  • Successfully representing PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia in pursuing their receivables worth IDR 3 billion to a defaulting distributor.
  • Successfully won the case against PT Sentul City Tbk in the first and final instance of court proceedings, in representing a resident committee in a civil lawsuit as a defendant (pro bono case).
  • Assisting and Representing a local and foreign companies in the manpower dispute against its foreign employees (with claims worth USD 900,000) and succesfully won the case in the Jakarta Industrial Relations Court at the Central Jakarta District Court, and finally won the case in the final instance, in the Supreme Court.
  • Assisting and representing a US based group of companies in its employment terminations in Tangerang and Surabaya and advisory works for its employment related matters.

Of Counsel

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Dr. Djoko Sarwoko, S.H., M.H

Of Counsel

Biography

The Hononorable Dr. Djoko Sarwoko, S.H., M.H is an Of Counsel at B.Av. He also serves as the Chair at the Indonesian Former Judges Association (PERPAHI) 2019 – 2022.

Previously, he served as the Speaker of Indonesian Supreme Court as well as the Chief of Special Penal Division at the Indonesian Supreme Court from 2009 – 2014. Further, he was positioned as the President Commissioner at the Indonesian Train Company (PT Kereta Api Indonesia).

He is a member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and holds an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

Associates

Alifrian Fajri S.H

Alifrian Fajri, S.H.

Senior Associate

Education

Bachelor of Law Degree from Universitas Gadjah Mada

Expertise

Foreign Investment, Corporate Matters, Trade, M&A and Real Estate

Certification

Member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and hold an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

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Yoshua Ruselvelt, S.H., M.H.

Associate

Education

Master of Law Degree from Universitas Indonesia
Bachelor of Law Degree from Universitas Padjadjaran

Expertise

Commercial and Criminal Dispute Resolutions, Corporate Matters, M&A and Real Estate

Certification

Member of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and hold an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

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Dio Aulia Rinaldi, S.H.

Associate

Education

Bachelor of Law Degree from Universitas Katolik Atmajaya

Expertise

Corporate Matters, M&A, Real Estate, Manufacture and Trade

Certification

Passed BAR Exam of PERADI (Indonesian Bar Association) and await for the oath to hold an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.

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M. Riannur Prima, S.H.

Associate

Education

Bachelor of Law Degree from Universitas Indonesia

Expertise

Corporate Matters, M&A, Real Estate, Manufacture and Trade

Certification

Taking Advocate Profession Course in order to hold an Indonesian BAR License to practice before the Indonesian courts.