The law is nothing without a good lawyer.

William Shakespeare

The Firm Services

SIAR provides a full range of legal services tailored for both individuals and businesses.

Capital Markets

SIAR Partners have been involved in many high profile capital market and securities transactions, including global equity offerings and bond issuance transactions in reliance on Reg. S/Rule 144A.They also have solid experience in various private placements, rights issues and other equity-related offerings such as convertible and exchangeable bonds, advising foreign and domestic issuers (including the Government of Indonesia and state owned companies) and investment banks.

By working hand-in-hand with clients in these transactions, they have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the various industry sectors, such as financial services, plantation, property and real estate, telecommunication, and mining. The Partners also take pride in their extensive knowledge in legal issues related to state finance and state owned companies

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Partners have extensive experience advising both domestic (including state owned companies) and international financial institutions, private equity funds, corporate and private individuals on their domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic stake sales, leveraged buyouts and equity investment transactions.
The Firm’s M&A practice includes providing advice on transaction structures, legal due diligence reporting, formation of new entities, regulatory filing preparations, and also drafting necessary transaction documents such as sale and purchase agreements and shareholders/management agreements.

The partners take pride in their strong track record in assisting mergers and acquisitions in the banking and financial services industry. They have also been involved in merger and acquisition transactions in a wide variety of areas, including automotive, property, retail, cement, property, telecommunication, and manufacturing industries.

Banking & Finance

SIAR partners have extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers and very well-versed with each side’s needs and concerns. They have on many occasions represented a wide variety of domestic and international banks, financial institutions, as well as corporate borrowers in a broad range of commercial financing transactions. Their work cover structuring loan transactions and debt issues, secured and unsecured bilateral and loan syndications, loan sale and purchase, loans and security registration, acquisition finance review and drafting standard bank documentations, as well as other financing related transactions including toll road financing projects. In addition, they also have an in depth-knowledge and experience in executing debt restructuring transactions.


As an Indonesian law firm, SIAR advises on the establishment of foreign investment companies, subsidiaries and joint ventures under the Indonesian Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime, merger & acquisition issues, foreign ownership caps in various economic sectors, manpower matters, and regulatory compliance.

The Firm has the capacity to offer assistance to clients in establishing and starting up business. It also provides services relating to partnership agreements, shareholders’ agreements and corporate restructuring, as well as the preparation of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, employment contracts and its related issues and the maintenance of annual records.

General Corporate Matters

The Firm does general commercial work and its partners have extensive experience in advising clients on good corporate governance as well as business competition, employment matters, and various regulatory regimes and structures. The partners have a strong track record in advising state owned companies in managing their day to day corporate issues.