Rendi Prahara Septiawedi


Mr. Rendi Prahara Septiawedi is a very talented and experienced Indonesian lawyer with more than eight years of experience in Energy, Project Finance, Environment and M&A, who has extensive knowledge and experience in these areas. He was the Student of the Year of Universitas Padjadjaran of 2011. In 2019, he completed his LLM in Energy Law degree (merits) at University College London (UCL).

Mr. Rendi Prahara Septiawedi is now on his secondment to Nishimura Asahi, Tokyo

Mr. Rendi Prahara Septiawedi obtained his Bachelor of laws degree from Universitas Padjadjaran with cum laude predicate. During his undergraduate study, he actively participated in International Law Moot Court Competition and he won the European Union Inter-Varsity English Debating Competition held by the European Union Representative for Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam. He was the Student of the Year of Universitas Padjadjaran of 2011. In 2019, he completed his LLM in Energy Law degree (merits) at University College London (UCL).

Aside from being an active practitioner, Mr. Rendi Prahara Septiawedi also a lecturer of International Law and Intellectual Property Law in one of the well-known private universities in Indonesia.

Prior to joining Walalangi & Partners, he worked as an associate in one of the biggest independent law firms in Indonesia. During his years of practice, he has been involved in numerous deals and transactions relating to merger and acquisition, environment related matters and in significant number of major Indonesian energy related projects.

In addition, he was also a counsel to an Indonesian start-up company engaging in virtual and online multi-platform education fields in its capital funding through shares issuance to an international investor and a counsel to Singaporean entity in the acquisition of an Indonesian crumb rubber company.

  • Advising Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. in relation to development of biomass fuel project in Indonesia.
  • Advising a fortune global 500 Japanese corporation having presence in more 65 countries in its potential carbon reduction and climate change mitigation project through natural forest and mangrove plantation in Indonesia.
  • Advising a leading Japanese company listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange engages in upstream business of oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) activities, on its pilot project related to the proposed implementation of Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) dan Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) technology and facilities in Indonesia.
  • Advising a US company on its natural forest project in Indonesia.
  • Advising global renewable energy company on its Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) dan Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) project in one of Indonesia’s oil and gas fields.
  • Counsel to one of biggest power companies in Japan, in structuring and preparing various loan agreements for its financing to an Indonesian borrower, engaging in roof-top solar business and preparing various Indonesian law governed security documents to secure the lender’s preference rights, including pledge of shares agreements, power of attorney to vote and sell shares and the fiducia security to secure the shareholder’s loan.
  • Counsel to Saint Gobain Group (SGN), in preparing and negotiating various transaction documents for the installation and the operational and maintenance of solar rooftop power generation facilities at 4 warehouses (with the total capacity more than 580 kWp). The project manifests SGN’s strong commitment and effort to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
  • Counsel to world-leading steel manufacturing companies on their investment in an existing Indonesian foreign investment subsidiary of a notable South Asia automotive and manufacturing company, engaging in special work of metals and metal-based goods and industry of transformator.
  • Counsel to a Singapore based boutique finance firm, in structuring various contractual arrangements for the sale and purchase of coal purchase option and coal commodity from Indonesian group of companies engaging business in coal mining and trading, including optimizing the legal and commercial structure and the payment structure arrangement, to maximize protection for the client’s interest and ensuring the compliance of all transaction agreements with Indonesian laws and regulation.
  • Counsel to SECOM CO., LTD, Japan’s first security services provider (established in 1962 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange) with worldwide operation base (in 18 countries and territories), market capitalization of USD 19.2 billion, and consolidated revenue of JPY 1,035,898 million (fiscal year ended March 31, 2021), in the share restructuring of its Indonesian subsidiary, PT Secom Indonesia, a leading-established company providing integrated security services in Indonesia, among others (i) Online Alarm Monitoring & Response; (ii) Facilities Monitoring; (iii) Security Guard Supply & Training; (iv) Management Services; and (v) Internal Audit & Assessment, which aimed to further strengthen PT Secom Indonesia’s position as one of the leading security services companies in Indonesian market and support SECOM CO., LTD’s global operation.

Seminar and Publications:  

  • Jeanne Elisabeth Donauw/Rendi Prahara Septiawedi/Putri Bening Larasati, Real Estate Comparative Guide, The Legal 500, 2023.
  • Luky I. Walalangi/Sinta Dwi Cestakarani/Rendi Prahara Septiawedi/Yuki Tresnaningtyas/Alan Sylvester Chandra: Practice Area Overview: Corporate/M&A 2023, Chambers Global Guide, 2023.
  • Luky I. Walalangi/Rendi Prahara Septiawedi, Indonesia’s Carbon Trading System: Challenges and Opportunities, IFLR, 2022.
  • Luky I. Walalangi/Rendi Prahara Septiawedi, Regional Guide to Renewable Energy Laws 2021, Asia Business Law Journal, 2021.