At IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS, we not only offer all of the practice areas one would expect from a full-service commercial law firm, we also go one step further. As a relatively compact organization that continues to value the personal touch and to focus on individual client needs, we are able to provide cross-cutting advice that transcends rigid practice area divisions so as to ensure comprehensive and cost-effective solutions for all your legal and business needs. .
In addition, thanks to our stringent recruitment policy and progressive career development program, you may rest assured that you will be advised by some of the brightest, most talented and most innovative lawyers practicing in Indonesia today.
Banking & Finance
We are a leading force in the Indonesian banking & finance sector, advising on all manner of structured financing transactions, from simple secured or unsecured bilateral lending to multifaceted and complex credit facilities. We handle syndicated, club and bilateral loan documentation; project finance; property finance; acquisition finance; securitization and structured finance; regulatory and compliance issues; banking documentation and legal due diligence reporting.
As a full-service firm, we do a broad range of transactions covering the entire spectrum. Many are high profile and cement our position as a top-tier firm, including global equity offerings in reliance on Reg. S/Rule 144A, private placements, rights issues and other share-related offerings, such as convertible and exchangeable bonds. We also frequently advise on foreign offerings by issuers having significant interests in Indonesia, bond issuances under global offering rules, mergers, acquisitions, combinations of acquisitions and IPOs, consent solicitations and exchange offers of debt instruments listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange or offshore.
We offer a full range of services in the debt & corporate restructuring arena, including advice on capital reduction, recapitalization and rescue schemes, financial sector takeovers, global asset recovery measures, mergers, creation of new entities, compromise schemes, demergers, buyouts, preparing documents and agreements, and ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance. As an IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS client, you will benefit from the unparalleled expertise gained by many of our senior lawyers as advisors or counsel to the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA), which restored the country’s banking sector to health in the wake of the Asian financial crisis of 1997/98.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our M&A practice provides advice on transaction structure, preparation of purchase-and-sale and related agreements, management and succession, legal due diligence reporting, formation of new entities, preparation of the necessary internal corporate documents and approvals, and completion of regulatory filings. With a wealth of experience amassed over the years in a wide variety of industries, we are strategically placed to provide you with all that you need to successfully plan and conclude your merger or acquisition.
Tax and Customs Services
We are one of the law firm in Indonesia which provides Tax and Customs services. Our Tax and Customs Practice Group provides tax and customs services to a wide range of clients in Indonesia, including multinational corporations, Indonesian listed companies, Indonesian private companies, and high net worth individuals.
Foreign Direct Investment
As an Indonesian law firm, we are obviously very much at home in our own jurisdiction, and so are able to make you feel at home as well. We know how things work in Indonesia, and have excellent relations with all the relevant government and regulatory agencies. We advise on the establishment of foreign investment companies, permanent business establishments, subsidiaries and joint ventures under the Indonesian FDI regime, merger & acquisition issues, foreign ownership caps, manpower issues, regulatory and environmental compliance, land acquisition, taxation matters — in fact, everything you will need to get your venture off the ground and to keep it running smoothly throughout the investment lifecycle.
We are widely recognized as being at the forefront of competition law in Indonesia, a rapidly developing field in which we have been instrumental in securing a number of ground-breaking judicial decisions in recent years. We consistently focus on the practicality and commerciality aspects, and combine legal expertise with in-depth experience across a wide range of industries so as to support the achievement of your strategic goals.
IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS has a very strong litigation team made up of one partner and eight associates. We regularly represent clients in tort, contract, employment, internal corporate fraud, real estate, trademark and intellectual property litigation, to name but a few areas of the law., with our primary focus being on commercial disputes and litigation. In the arbitration field,.we have developed a formidable reputation for expertise and successful outcomes with the result that IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS advocates are regularly called on to appear before the Indonesian National Arbitration Board (BANI), as well as overseas arbitration bodies, such as the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
Fraud and Forensics Investigation
Propelled by our transactional experience in some of Indonesia’s most complex cross-border transactions, we have established a dedicated practice for fraud and forensics investigation. Today’s rigorous enforcement regime demands clients not only to comply, but also to invest in prevention programs. Our fraud and forensics practice assist clients in protecting their business and reputation by leveraging data analytics to improve compliance and investigation outcomes. Our services include legal analytics and early case assessment, risk assessment, due diligence and compliance review, data preservation, collection and hosting and advisory services.
Projects & Natural Resources
As an Indonesian law firm, we know our country, our regulatory environment and our governmental system. Armed with this knowledge, we have garnered a wealth of experience down the years guiding both domestic and international companies through areas that are often fraught with competing interests and controversy. This experience provides us with the expertise and breadth of vision needed to ensure successful outcomes for your business objectives. In doing so, we offer a comprehensive suite of services that dovetail seamlessly one with the other so as to provide holistic solutions to all your legal needs.
Telecommunications & Media
Indonesia has seen exponential growth over the last decade in the telecommunications and media sectors — both areas in which IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS is in the vanguard of legal development. Besides having a professional interest in the two sectors, all of our lawyers in the T&M practice share a genuine passion for what they do and are therefore able to offer a combination of solid technical legal knowhow and an excellent understanding of the industries, the technical aspects, the principal factors at work, and the key players in Indonesia.
We offer a full range of real property services, including assisting with purchase and sale agreements, leasing agreements, title searches and registrations, conveyancing, and real property dispositions and bequests. We also provide effective and reliable advice on the complex rules governing property ownership by non-nationals in Indonesia, an area of the law that appears set for liberalization in the near future.
Our IP practice offers trademark, copyright, patent and design searches and registration, and regularly mounts successful challenges on behalf of clients against decisions of the trademark authorities. Our IP associates are all members of key associations and are frequently engaged to speak at international events as recognized leaders in the field. Combining cutting-edge expertise and commercial acumen, we take pride in our results and a high level of customer satisfaction, and do our utmost to help ensure the protection of your rights and peace of mind.
At IMAM SUJONO & PARTNERS, we understand Islamic finance and have been in the vanguard of the sector’s rapid expansion and development in Indonesia. With an in-depth understanding of the religious and conventional legal principles that underpin Ithe Shariah sector, we believe we are uniquely well-positioned to offer expert and innovative advice on how to conduct any transaction in a Shariah-compliant manner, and to provide the kind of end-to-end solutions that you need.
Shipping & Aviation
As an archipelagic nation, the shipping and aviation industries are of the utmost importance to the Indonesian economy. To accommodate the needs of ship owners, charterers, and marine insurers, we provide advice on all aspects of shipping law, including ship finance & security, sale and purchase, disputes arising out of charter parties, bills of lading, insurance, and collisions, and all other admiralty matters, while in the aviation sector, we assist with aircraft financing, sale and purchase, and statutory obligations related to aviation.
We have a outstanding record in representing both individuals and corporations in employment matters, and in general advisory work on the complex rules governing the employment of expatriates in Indonesia. On the litigation front, we are frequently called upon to advise on cases involving internal fraud and embezzlement, and on the remedies available to employers. We also offer expert advice on the employment implications of mergers, acquisitions and amalgamations, and the rights and benefits available to employees upon termination.
Energy, Oil and Gas
Our Energy, Oil and Gas practice provides top-quality legal advice and transactional support to domestic and international companies operating in the oil and gas, geothermal and renewable energy sectors. As a relatively compact firm, we are able to offer advice across the entire range of practice areas, thereby allowing us to deliver outstanding legal and commercial results for our clients in a practical and cost effective way.