W&P’s senior associate Mr. Hans Adiputra Kurniawan was just recognized by Asian Legal Business as one of Asia’s Best Young Lawyers under 40 of 2020. He is one of the selected few of young lawyers is Asia, considered by Asian Legal Business, to have worked in significant deals in the past years and have earned accolades from his peers, superiors and clients.

At only 31, he has been advising Showa Denko on the structuring and successful divestment from PT Indonesia Chemical Alumina (ICA), a company with a capital of US$188,500,000 and annual sales of US$ 200 million and counsel in the M&A Deal of 2020 by Asian Legal Busines (Hokkan Holdings Corporation (Hokkan) business acquisition of 7 group companies of PT. Deltapack Industri) and counsel to Mitsubishi Corporation in its superblock urban development project of more than US$350 million, located in 12 Ha area of Vasanta InnoPark, Bekasi regency, West java Indonesia.

We are always grateful for our unmeasured blessings and proud of our Mr. Hans Adiputra Kurniawan. This shows our full commitment in supporting our young lawyers to grow and that our core system really helps them to fully achieve all their potentials

Our M&A team (together with Nishimura & Asahi) won the M&A Deal of the Year in Asian Legal Business Night Awards 2019, on the 10th of October, at Hyatt Hotel Jakarta.

We were a finalist and nominated in several categories, including: The Indonesian Law Firm of the Year and The Real Estate and Construction Law Firm of the Year.

Our managing partner, Luky Immanuel Walalangi was among the six finalists of the Managing Partner of the Year.

We are always grateful for all our immeasurable blessings. Our appreciation goes towards all the judges, all the well-deserved winners from other firms and in-house counsels, and the Asian Legal Business for holding this successful event for the sixth time. We also extend our gratitude to all our clients for continuously trusting us.

W&P welcomes UI Students! W&P is delighted to welcome law students from University of Indonesia and host them at our office on 24 September 2019. During the visit, W&P’s associates Mr. Jovico Honanda and Mrs. Sinta Dwi Cestakarani share their insight and tips of being an excellent corporate lawyer, while Mr. Irfansyah Dwinanda and Mrs. Siti Kemala Nuraida shared their excitement of working at W&P. The discussions were lively, with various interesting questions from the students, expressing curiosity of lawyering career. At the end of the visit, the students had an office tour to our work place and facilities, including our private arcade, which normally accessible only to our lawyers and staff. We are grateful for the positive feedback that the event was fruitful and encouraging.

Less than 2 years from our establishment, we has been highly ranked by Asialaw in the practice areas of Banking & Finance, M&A and Corporate.

Asialaw, which independently ranks law firms and lawyers across Asia, has reported high praises from our clients for our expertise in Real Estate, Industrial & Manufacturing, Technology and Communications transactions. The same awards and accolades to W&P were also echoed by various independent International surveys this year.

Our managing partner, Mr. Luky Walalangi, is recognized as a Distinguished Practitioner in Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A. According to the surveys, Distinguished Practitioner refers to lawyers who are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong record and positive client feedback.

We are truly honored and grateful for these blessings.

Counsel to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance in its investment in Gojek, as part of  its ongoing Series F funding round, which together with investment of Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation have raised over US$1 billion investment. The new investment allows Mitsubishi to tap into Gojek’s expertise and presence in the mobility and consumer services market and at the same time enable Gojek to continue to develop new products and services to reach more people and create greater value and to invest across transport, food delivery, logistics, mobile payments, and merchant services businesses and to accelerate its market expansion across Southeast Asia. Our team was led by Mr. Luky Walalangi with full support of Mr. Hans Adiputra, Ms. Siti Kemala Nuraida, Mr. Wisnu Renansyah Jenie and Ms. Femalia Kusumowidagdo.

Hukumonline meliput acara ulang tahun kerjasama W&P dan N&A yang pertama dan merangkum dukungan penuh otoritas kedua negara, Republik Indonesia dan Jepang, atas kerja sama ini, sebagaimana dinyatakan langsung oleh kepala BKPM Bapak Thomas Lembong, sebagai perwakilan Pemerintah Republik Indonesia dan Duta Besar Jepang untuk Indonesia, Mr. Masafumi Ishii, sebagai perwakilan Pemerintah Jepang. Acara tersebut juga dihadiri oleh Mr.Keishi Suzuki dari JETRO Jepang dan lebih dari 150 orang perwakilan dari berbagai perusahaan multinatisional di Indonesia.

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We are really pleased to announce that W&P has been ranked in Asian Legal Business’s Annual M&A Rankings 2019, which is a huge leap and improvement from previous year where we were ranked within “Notable Firms. We are really grateful to achieve this less than 2 years of our establishment and, with God’s blessings,  this recognition simply strengthen our commitment to deliver only the best to our clients

On 6 September 2019, Nishimura & Asahi together with Walalangi & Partners held a reception at Ritz Carlton Pacific Place to celebrate their first anniversary of affiliation, which was attended by Mr. Thomas Lembong, the Chairman of BKPM, his excellency Mr. Masafumi Ishii, the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Indonesia, Mr.Keishi Suzuki of JETRO and more than 150 representatives of multi-national companies.

It was held to express our gratitude for the trust of all our clients, which allows us to develop rapidly beyond the initial expectations. We humbly started with only 3 lawyers one and a half years ago, and now we have  more than 40 employees, with almost 25 lawyers and 2 counsels. In recognition of our ongoing commitment, we were recently ranked by Chamber Asia Pacific in 2020 M&A and Corporate, the best new law firm and real property law firm 2019-2020 by Asia Business Law Journal, Recommended Firm by Asialaw and ranked as “Tier 2”in M&A by the Asia Legal Business.

We are confident that this affiliation will always contribute to the mutual growth of both firms and the achievement of each other’s business goals in delivering best services to the clients.

Again, we thank you for your continuous support. You can rest assured that we will continue to maintain your great trust in us.

Please check out W&P’s article on recent Indonesian M&A market in Legal Frontiers in Indonesia  of Asia Law Business Journal, proudly contributed by our Mr. Luky Walalangi, Ms. Miriam Andreta and Mr. Hans Adiputra Kurniawan.

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Please check out W&P’s article on Guidance to Data Protection in Asian Legal Business September 2019 Edition, proudly contributed by our Ms. Sinta Cestakarani and Mr. Andhika Indrapradja.

For full article please click here.