Indonesia Practice

Latham & Watkins' renowned Indonesia Practice advises clients on the full range of corporate and finance transactions, as well as dispute resolution.

Why Latham

Advising on Indonesia's Landmark Transactions 

Latham has a long history of representing both domestic and international clients on Indonesian matters, having advised on more than 240 transactions, with a combined value of more than US$130 billion. The firm’s record of success in the country during the past 20 years has benefited clients across a broad range of business sectors for both inbound and outbound investment activities.

Industry Knowledge

With a sizeable team of lawyers working on Indonesian transactions, Latham has advised on many of the country’s most significant transactions in the power, oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, transport and infrastructure, media, entertainment, financial services, and retail industries.

To better serve its clients, Latham has an established Indonesian liaison team within its Singapore office, including Bahasa Indonesia-speaking lawyers. This allows Latham's lawyers to coordinate and complement the work of Indonesian counsel, and to provide integrated legal advice in a seamless manner.

Comprehensive Expertise

Latham's Indonesia Practice has been involved in many of the most important transactions undertaken in Indonesia in recent years, providing advice to clients in the following areas: 

A Leader in the Market

In Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016, Latham received a Band 1 ranking for Corporate & Finance in Indonesia, recognized as having a “deep bench of Indonesia-focused experts” who maintain “an excellent reputation,” with clients praising the firm as “professional, knowledgeable, responsive, innovative, commercial, and flexible.”

Our Experience


Awards & Rankings

  • Firm Honored at Euromoney’s 2017 Asia Women in Business Law Awards - November 20, 2017
  • Firm Advises on Three “Southeast Asia Deals of the Year” - July 19, 2017
  • Asia Offices Commended for Innovative Deal Strategies - June 06, 2017
  • Project Finance Practice Advises on Five “Deals of the Year” - March 22, 2017
  • Firm Wins Indonesia International Law Firm of the Year Award - April 13, 2016
Latham was named Indonesia International Law Firm of the Year at the 2016 Chambers & Partners Asia Awards 2016. The award recognizes the firm’s continued strength in Indonesia across both corporate and finance practices.


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Thought Leadership

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