Sidabukke & Partners Law Firm

Our first office is Sidabukke Clan & Associates which was founded in 1980 in Surabaya, East of Java, Indonesia. Our second branch is Sidabukke & Partners which was established in October 2012 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The founder was Mr. Dr. Sudiman Sidabukke, S.H., C.N., M.Hum in association with a number of professionals with a deep respect for the law and a interest in assisting clients, both foreign and domestic, to achieve their commercial goals within the Indonesian legal environment.

Our Values

We are dedicated to our clients.

Our ultimate goal is to provide high quality and efficient services to our clients

We value teamwork.

As a fully integrated partnership, we stress close cooperation among our team members

We deliver practical solutions. Specialization in practice areas and industry sectors ensures that we offer not only sound legal advice but also practical business solutions appropriate to our clients’ specific situation.

We are committed to excellence.

We strive for perfection in what we do and are never complacent with our achievements.

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance

We assist our clients with a large range of banking and financing business, including the standardization of banking documentation, syndicated loans, secured transactions, trade finance, project finance, M&A Finance, the establishment of or investment in financial institutions, and debt restructuring.

Capital Markets

Our lawyers assist and advise issuers, underwriters and investors involved in both the Indonesian and the international capital markets. We assist our clients to prepare for, and execute, IPOs and rights issues, exchangeable and convertible bonds, warrants and other commercial paper transactions, employee stock option plans, and mutual funds. We also assist clients with tender offers and going private in relation to publicly listed companies as well as on all aspects of capital markets regulatory and compliance issues.

Competition Law

Indonesia has introduced important new economic law regulating anti- competitive and monopolistic business practices. Consumer protection laws have also recently been put into place. We advise both domestic and international clients on the impact of these new laws on their existing operations and activities in Indonesia to ensure their compliance. We also advise clients on the impact of these laws on the structuring of proposed mergers and acquisitions and any other potential business activities.


Employment Practice consists of skilled and experienced lawyers. Our past experience working with various government bureaus and legal research institutions has given us a substantive understanding of the development and application of the law in this area enabling us to provide the most efficient and favorable results to our clients in every situation.

Energy and Natural Resources

We assist national and multinational energy and natural resources companies, including mining, oil and gas, power and water companies, to acquire interest and operate successfully in projects in Indonesia. We advise and assist with mineral exploration, exploitation and mineral rights, production sharing contracts, off take agreements, long term supply agreements, joint venture agreements, land title and acquisition, government advisory work, construction, procurement, environmental and forestry issues, mine operations, manpower, health and safety regulations, regional autonomy, and local government versus central government matters.

Foreign Investment and General Corporate Practice

We provide services to private, domestic, and multinational companies in all- significant economic sectors, covering all aspects necessary for the establishment and operation of a business in compliance with Indonesia company law. This includes drafting application for investment approval and business permits, as well as drafting Articles of Association, joint venture agreement, and other corporate documents. Franchise Law

We have represented few international brands on the establishment of franchise operations in Indonesia, helping them to expand and establish their brands on a national scale in Indonesia. We regularly advise clients on regulatory matters and assist them with all aspects of the structuring of franchise arrangements and the registration of franchises with the competent authorities.


We provide a wide range of services to clients in the insurance industry, including general and life insurance companies, insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and insurance supporting companies. Our expertise in insurance related areas includes, preparation of joint venture, acquisition and sale documentation for interests in insurance companies, advising on matters involving the relevant regulatory authority, reviewing and advising on insurance policies and reinsurance treaties, advising on restructuring multinational insurance companies, carrying out due diligence inquiries in relation to acquisitions of insurance companies, and advising on solvency requirements, fraudulent claims, compliance and regulatory issues.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Group in Jakarta office is capable of providing full comprehensive IP-related consultations and legal services, including but not limited to the application and registration of patents, copyrights, trademarks, domain names, layout designs, and chemical products. In addition, we provide corporate IP strategies and general consultation services, and various IP dispute prevention and resolution services (including administrative, civil, criminal actions, and alternatives).

Litigation and Dispute Resolution We are involved in every stage of litigation including asset investigation, pretrial procedures, evidence, collection, court hearings, appeals, settlement negotiations, and judgment enforcement. We provide clients with various complicated and crossjurisdictional litigation and arbitration services, covering disputes in relation to: bankruptcy, liquidation, and restructuring; bank loans, guarantees, and financial derivatives, corporate investments; intellectual property rights litigation (including patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, network/ecommerce/domain name), international commerce arbitration, labor and employment, insurance, product liability, corporate compliance, audits, and criminal charges.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We have extensive experience in M&A practice and have represented our clients to successfully acquire equity in a number of Indonesia companies. We advise on all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and spin- offs, including process, structuring and regulatory issues, relevant documentation, regulatory filings and notifications, comprehensive due diligence exercises, land title issues, antimonopoly and unfair trading matters and pension and employment issues.

Real Estate

We provide full services in respect to real estate transactions, including project restructuring, project acquisitions or transfers of land use rights, real estate developments, financing, sales and mortgages, and construction project bidding. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in litigation in the above areas.


We are experts in telecommunications, media and information industries includes, advising on regulatory requirements and compliance, assisting clients to obtain a range of telecommunications licenses, advising on and structuring joint ventures and contracts in the telecommunications industry, advising on the raising of finance for telecommunications companies and conducting due diligence exercises associated with telecommunications acquisitions.

Representative Transactions / Clients

  • PT Tritunggal Sentra Sejahtera
  • PT Sindeli Propertindo Abadi
  • PT Tianjin Hoidi Indonesia
  • PT Imperium Happy Puppy
  • PT Synergy Beverage Indonesia
  • PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya
  • Bank Central Asia
  • PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk
  • PT Pakuwon Permai
  • PT Pakuwon Darma
  • PT Semen Gresik
  • PT Transera Prospek Rekreasindo
  • Third-Railway Survey dan Design Insitute Group
  • Suzhou Hongtian Plastic Co Ltd
  • Shandong Jin Ao Technology Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
  • PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya
  • PT Panca Logam Makmur
  • PT Siantar Top Tbk
  • PT Synergy Beverage Indonesia
  • PT Bank Commonwealth
  • PT Bank ICBC
  • PT Aivon Mediatama
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