Julius I.D. Singara is a Partner at the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group of the firm. He graduated from Faculty of Law of University of Surabaya (Sarjana Hukum) in 2002. In 2004, Julius I.D. Singara obtained his Master’s of Law degree in Information Technology Law (Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies/D.E.A.) from the Faculty of Law of the University of Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France. In 2005, he received a French Government Scholarship (Bourse du Gouvernement Francais) for 3 years to continue his studies at the post-graduate level. In 2008, He received his Doctorate (Docteur en droit), with the Highest Distinction (tres honorable avec felicitation du jury) in Information Technology Law from Graduate School of Law and Political Science of University of Montpellier 1.
Prior to joining Lubis, Santosa and Maramis in 2009, Julius I.D. Singara worked as a student Researcher at Equipe de Recherche Informatique et Droit, University of Montpellier 1 for almost 6 years. He then worked as an IT Consultant for a Canadian Company in Quebec,
In addition to his professional activities as a lawyer, he also serves as Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Christian University of Indonesia, Jakarta. He was involved in the drafting of the new regulation of the Minister of Trade related to Franchising and further was appointed by the Ministry of Trade as legal advisor in connection with the preparation of draft of Law on Mandatory Company Registration. He was member of Legal Committee formed by APINDO (Employer’s Association of Indonesia) for preparing the Economic Roadmap which was presented to the President of Republic Indonesia Joko Widodo on 24th September 2014.
At Lubis, Santosa and Maramis, Julius I.D. Singara is actively involved in cases and projects in the corporate and commercial practice group which lead him to be chosen by his Clients as Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2012 (based on Asialaw Profiles Survey 2012).
Some of his professional experiences at Lubis, Santosa & Maramis include, among other things:
Corporate and Foreign Investment
Provide consultations of commercial/business laws necessary for Client’s business activities in Indonesia; Advice on any agreement with third parties with regard to legal formalities to be observed in conformity with the Indonesian Laws and Regulations; Draft and review any agreements and corporate documents related to Client’s business activities in Indonesia (Volkswagen AG, Varta Microbattery GmbH, ThyssenKrupp Group, PT Krakatau Osaka Steel, PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero), Tbk., PT PLN (Persero), PT Mattel Indonesia, Electronic Arts Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., PT Bussan Auto Finance, PT Draegerindo Jaya, Robert Bosch Group, PT Hokkan Indonesia, PT Toyota Tsusho Indonesia, New Look Limited, Danone Indonesia Group, PT Airbus Helicopters Indonesia, PT APAC Inti Corpora, Tbk., Thai Nissin Technomic Co. Ltd., PT Batam Sentralindo).
Mergers and Acquisitions
Rendering legal advice related to the various mergers and acquisition transactions (PT Batam Sentralindo, PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero), Tbk., PT Central Java Daya Wiguna, Portek Group).
Energy and Natural Resources
Rendering legal advice related to the oil and gas (British Petroleum, Premier Oil, Vico Indonesia, Total E&P); mining (PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara, PT Freeport Indonesia, PT East Indonesia Steel, PT Tawang Mineral Indonesia, PT Bara Energi Makmur), plantation (PT Sampoerna Agro), electricity (PT PLN (Persero)).
Construction and Port Services
Preparing and reviewing documents / agreements related to construction of various infrastructure; Conducted Legal Due Diligence related to the acquisition of the construction company (ThyssenKrupp Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co. Ltd., PT Krakatau Osaka Steel, PT ODG Indonesia, Portek Group, Paul Wurth, SA, PT Batam Sentralindo, PT PP – TAISEI Indonesia Construction, PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk.).
Assisting clients in various legal disputes (Motor Image Enterprise Pte. Ltd./TC Subaru Sdn. Bhd., PT Honda Prospek Motor, PT PLN (Persero), PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya, PT Rekayasa Industri, PT Pfizer Indonesia, Sing Global Oil Pte. Ltd., Varta Microbattery GmbH, PT Halliburton Drilling Systems Indonesia).
Julius I.D. Singara is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI). He speaks Bahasa Indonesia, French, and English.