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M. Ponti Azani

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M Ponti Azani is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Lubis, Santosa & Maramis. Prior to joining Lubis, Santosa & Maramis, he served as an Associate at another premier Jakarta law firm for 5 (five) years, where he focused his practice on litigation & dispute resolution practices. During that time, he advised and represented clients in various commercial legal disputes, such as bankruptcy, restructuring, competition, consumer protection, arbitration cases before the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) & Indonesian National Arbitration Board (BANI), and many other commercial cases.

 

Educational Background

M. Ponti Azani graduated in Law from University of Indonesia. M. Ponti Azani completed his Master degree in Trade, Investment, and Competition Law & Policy (MTIC) from the World Trade Institute (WTI) – University of Berne, Switzerland in cooperation with the University of Pelita Harapan, Indonesia.

Professional and Career Background

In Dispute Resolution practice, M. Ponti Azani regularly works on both commercial and criminal matters spanning the entire range of practice areas. Some of his substantial cases that he was involved in are as follows:

  • Subsidiaries of Ooredoo Qatar (formerly known as Qatar Telecom) competition case against a finding by the Indonesian competition authority (KPPU) that it was involved in illegal cross-ownership that had breached Indonesian antitrust laws (2008);
  • Indonesia Communications Ltd. and Indonesia Communications Pte. Ltd. class action cases, in relation to the allegation of excessive telecommunications pricing before the Tangerang District Court (2008);
  • PT Graha Layar Prima (operator of Blitz Megaplex cinema) competition case against 21 Cineplex (operator XXI cinema), in relation to the allegation of monopoly practices in the film industry before the Indonesian competition authority (KPPU) (2009);
  • PT Combined Imperial Pharmaceuticals (a major pharmaceuticals company in Indonesia) in a bankruptcy case examined by the Central Jakarta Commercial Court (2010-2012);
  • ASL Shipyard Pte. Ltd. (one of a major ship building company in Singapore) and its subsidiary case against PT Berlian Laju Tanker Tbk., in connection with ship detention before the Batam District Court (2013).
  •       Shimizu Corporation (one of the oldest construction  company) cases, in connection with commercial disputes  before the Central Jakarta District Court (2014);
  •       PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) (a state electricity company) administrative case against the Finance and Development Supervisory Agency (BPKP), with regard to State Losses Audit Report issued by BPKP before the Jakarta Administrative Court (2014);
  •       2 (two) French journalists in criminal cases, who were arrested by Police in Papua in connection with covering news related to the Free Papuan Movement (OPM) (2014);      
  • Languages

    English, Indonesian

    Publications

    In addition to his professional activities, M. Ponti Azani co-authored the Indonesian chapter of “Arbitrating and Mediating Disputes – Benchmarking arbitration and mediation regimes for commercial disputes related to foreign direct investment” Book (October 2013, The World Bank); and has assisted in the writing of a number of legal articles on dispute resolution matters, inter alia, (1) “The Judicial Commissions Effectiveness in Monitoring the Behavior of Unethical Judges” (February 2012); (2) “Feasibility of A Settlement Plan in the Process of Suspension of Debt Payment Obligation (PKPU)” (December 2011); (3) “The Mediation Process in Indonesian Courts” (June 2011); and (4) “Bill on Commercial Court” (March 2011).

    Professional and Organizational Activities

    • A registered Advocate of the Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI)
    • Researcher at the Environmental Committee of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KADIN) (2011)
    • Researcher at the Centre for Finance, Investment and Securities Law (CFISEL) (2009-2010)

Muhammad Bonar

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uhammad Bonar is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Lubis, Santosa & Maramis. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of University of Indonesia in 2013 majoring in procedural law. During his studies, he actively participated in student organizations such as Student Research Department (Lembaga Kajian Keilmuan FHUI/LK2 FHUI), FHUI Student Executive Board (Badan Eksekutif Mahasiswa FHUI/BEM FHUI) and Law Student Association of Legal Practice.

 
Muhammad Bonar gained his initial experince in law practice as he started his law career at the Indonesian Court Observation Community of Faculty of Law of University of Indonesia (Masyarakat Pemantau Peradilan Indonesia FHUI/MaPPI FHUI) as a researcher since he was still a student. As a researcher, he has published some of his research, inter alia: (i) Law Enforcer’s Corrupt Behaviors in Trial Proceedings at Court (in collaboration with Badan Pembinaan Hukum Nasional, 2013); (ii) The Quality of Disclosure of Public Information in Indonesian Court (in collaboration with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2013); (iii) The Examination of Corruption Court Decision on behalf Mr. Hotasi Nababan (in collaboration with Management Systems International, 2013); (iv) Assessment and Reform of the Attorney General’s Office (in collaboration with Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice, 2012) (v) Unnecessary Criminal Provisions in the Draft of Law on Attorney (2012); (vi) The Duties and the Authorities of Attorney in Civil State Administration and its Problem (2012); (vii) Cassation in the Interest of Law by Attorney General (2012).
 
Prior to joining Lubis, Santosa & Maramis, Muhammad Bonar had worked for 2 (two) years in another prominent litigation firm in Jakarta. During that period, he was intensively involved in advising and representing clients in various dispute matters from various types of industries including but not limited to several beverage company conglomerates, a multinational paint company, foreign-owned energy companies, as well as several state-owned enterprises.

Muhammad Bonar is a member of the Lubis, Santosa & Maramis legal team assigned to the various cases including but not limited to civil and commercial litigation, criminal, administrative, and arbitration.

Muhammad Bonar has passed the Indonesian Bar Exam organized by the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI). He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English

 

Primayvira Limbong

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rimayvira Limbong (Vira) is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Lubis, Santosa, & Maramis. She graduated from Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia in 2010, and during her study in the law school she actively participated in a moot court organization and won several national moot court competitions with the organization.
 
Vira started her law career in a legal aid institution and held a position as the Head of Criminal Division. Afterward, she has worked as an Associate in other prominent litigation law firms prior joining Lubis, Santosa, & Maramis.
 
Vira is a registered Advocate of Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI). She speaks Indonesia and English.

 

Rando Purba

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Rando Purba is an associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Lubis, Santosa & Maramis. He graduated from Faculty of Law of University of Indonesia as the best graduate and valedictorian. During his study at the University of Indonesia, he played a significant role on the several student organizations as founder, chairman and advisor. He started his law career at the Indonesian Court Observation Community (MAPPI) of Faculty of Law of University of Indonesia as researcher when he was still a student. Prior to joining Lubis, Santosa & Maramis, he has been attached as a senior lawyer in another top-tier law firm in Indonesia with a strong focus on anti-trust issues, dispute resolution as well as general corporate matters encompass domestic/international and complex civil and commercial proceedings, bankruptcy, moratorium or suspension of payment, business competition judicial proceedings, domestic and international arbitrations, administrative proceedings, industrial relationship tribunal, criminal matters and various alternative dispute resolutions. Some of his major experiences are briefly summarized below:

Anti-Trust

  • Assisting STT Communication Ltd. and Asia Mobile Holding Company Pte. Ltd in judicial proceedings against the allegation of violation of cross-holding share ownership with regard to the share ownership in PT Indosat Tbk. and PT Telekomunikasi Selular.
  • Representing and assisting PT Pfizer Indonesia in judicial proceedings against the allegation of price fixing, cartel and abuse of dominant position with respect to the production and distribution of certain medicines.
  • Representing and assisting PT Carrefour Indonesia in judicial proceedings against the allegation of monopoly and abuse of dominant position.
  • Assisting PT Telekomunikasi Selular in judicial proceedings against the allegation of price fixing.
  • Representing and assisting Salim Group in judicial proceedings against the allegation of oligopoly, price fixing and cartel in palm cooking oil industry.
  • Representing and assisting PT Astra Graphia, Tbk. in judicial proceedings against the allegation of tender conspiracy in electronic citizen identity card (e-KTP) project.
  • Assisting Donggi-Senoro LNG as related party in judicial proceedings against PT Pertamina (Persero), PT Medco Energy International, Tbk., PT Medco E&P Tomori Sulawesi and Mitsubishi Corporation in relation to the allegation of conspiracy to obtain competitor's secret information and beauty contest matters.
  • Assisting and advising PT Astra International, Tbk., Toyota Astra Motor, Toyota Astra Financial Services and Astra Sedaya Finance in KPPU's examination with respect to allegation of violation of Article 15 of Indonesian anti-trust law.
  • Assisting and advising numerous multinational clients in conducting various anti-monopoly due diligence; conducting comprehensive assessment and providing numerous legal opinions and advices related to some business competition issues.

Litigation

  • Assisting Newmont Nusa Tenggara in an administrative proceedings with respect to permit for the tailing disposal from the Batu Hijau mine to sea (one of the largest such disposal in the world) brought by several environmental NGOs.
  • Representing Newmont Nusa Tenggara as Co-Defendant in a citizen lawsuit brought by representative of residents of West Nusa Tenggara province against the government of Indonesia for the sale of NNT's divested shares to the central government.
  • Representing and assisting Newmont Nusa Tenggara in an industrial relationship proceedings regarding termination of employment relationship with its employees.
  • Assisting Newmont Nusa Tenggara in an industrial relationship proceeding concerning working rosters at the Batu Hijau mine (one of the largest copper mine in the world) with NNT's labor union involving 3,000 workers and the local manpower authority.
  • Representing PT Telekomunikasi Selular with regard to the alleged claims of tort and compensation.
  • Representing Pacific Harbor Advisor Pte. Ltd and Credit Suisse in a civil lawsuit regarding the validity of spousal consent, deed of personal guarantee and credit agreement.
  • Representing Essence Indonesia in a civil lawsuit regarding land dispute.
  • Assisting AirAsia in a civil claim filed by its customer with respect to cancellation of flight.
  • Representing Transpac Capital and Transpac Industrial Holding in a civil claim with respect to nullification of SIAC Award.
  • Representing Indigo Indonesia Investments, Indigo Partners LLC and Latham & Latham LLP. in suspension of payment proceedings of PT Mandala Airlines.
  • Representing ST Aerospace Engines in bankruptcy proceedings of Batavia Air.
  • Representing Tennant Metals Pty Ltd in bankruptcy proceedings of Yinchenindo Mining Industry.
  • Representing Sakari Marine and Infrastructure Pte. Ltd. in suspension of payment proceedings of PT Indo Muro Kencana.
  • Representing and assisting Transpac Capital, Transpac Industrial Holding and Newmont Indonesia Limited and NVL (USA) Limited in the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards at the Central Jakarta District Court.

Aside from his extensive experiences in anti-trust and litigation proceedings, Rando Purba has also assisted clients in preparing written expert witnesses in various international judicial proceedings such as expert witness on Indonesian arbitration law, bankruptcy and suspension of payment law and company law in Hong Kong High Court and expert witness on Indonesia civil law in Texas District Court, Tarrant Country.

In addition to his professional activities, Rando Purba also sits as speaker for in-house training concerning business competition law and cases held by Toyota Astra Motor.

Rando Purba is a member of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI). He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Reynaldo David Immanuel

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Reynaldo David Immanuel is a member of the dispute resolution practice group assigned in assisting wide range of national and multinational clients from various sectors such asmanufacturing, mining industry, utilities and energy and telecommunication.

He graduated and obtained his bachelor’s degree from Padjadjaran University in January 2016 majoring in Business Law.
 
During his time in law school, he actively participated in numerous organizations, seminars, trainings courses and events.He was an active member of Asian Law Student Association (ALSA) and also delegates of Padjajaran University for National Moot Court Competition (PialaMahkamahAgung) at Jember University in 2014, where his team made it to the top 4. 
 
Before joining Lubis, Santosa&Maramis, he worked as an Intern at another premier law firm in Indonesia, working mostly in Loan Transaction and M&A matters, during which time he gained experience in assisting due diligence for one of the largest broadcasting companies in Indonesia.
 
During his spare time he is a keen football player. Reynaldo speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.

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