A. Hidayat Ardibrata, S.H., M.H. - Managing Partner

Hidayat Ardibrata is currently the Managing Partner of the firm. Just after finishing his law school at the University of Indonesia, Hidayat had been working as an associate lawyer at Benedicta & Associates since 1997 until 1999. He then moved to Roedl & Partner, an international tax and legal consulting firm, and assigned as legal advisor since 1999. He expanded his experience in the legal field as associate lawyer at Assegaf Hamzah & Partners and seconded as the Corporate Secretary and General Legal Counsel at PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk, one of the largest cement companies in Indonesia, during the company's turnaround period in 2002 until 2005. During his lawyering career, he has been involved in a variety of capital market transactions, M&A, debt restructering, project financing, banking and insurance legal matters. He is experienced in cases brought before the Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) and Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). He has also experience in drafting and all phases in negotiating EPC contracts in the mining industry and the energy sector. He had been director of legal affairs of a PMA consulting firm, that advises on foreign investment and doing business in Indonesia, before deciding to joint and form HWMA Law Firm.

He also provide advice to creative industry entrepreneurs and start-ups companies on issues affecting their business model, operation and products, including pre-publication review and brand protection strategy. Advices regularly provided to their boards of directors and senior management are on a wide range of corporate governance and compliance matter, and also the electronic media law.

He is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi) and the Indonesian Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants.

Hidayat consentrates his practice on Corporate, Investment Law, Capital Market and Securities, Banking and Finance, Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights Law, Employment, Land and Property; and Litigation on complex commercial disputes.
A. Hidayat Ardibrata, S.H., M.H.
Managing Partner

Email: ardibrata@hwmalaw.com

Law Degree from the University of Indonesia, 1997

Master Law Degree in Business Law from the University of Indonesia, 2004

Registered Advocate of PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association)

Registered Member of IKADIN (Professional Group of Indonesian Advocates)

Registered Capital Market Lawyer of HKHPM (Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants) & Financial Services Authority

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)

Foreign Languages: English and German