Melli Darsa & Co


Menara Standard Chartered, 19th Floor
Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio No. 164
Jakarta 12930

+62 21 2553 2019

+62 21 2553 2020

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Managing Partner: Melli Darsa
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Senior Of counsel: Manarihon S.M Panggabean
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Junior Partner: Kusumohadiani
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Junior Partner: Indra Allen Nasution
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Junior Partner: Aditya Kesha Wijayanto
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Managing Associate: Danar Respati Sunartoputra
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 26
Languages: English, Indonesian, Chinese Hakka

MDC was founded in 2002 by Melli Darsa who holds a law degree from the University of Indonesia (1990) and a Master of Law Degree from Harvard Law School (1994). Ms. Melli Darsa has practiced law in Indonesia since 1990 and was admitted by the New York State Bar Association in 1996. 

MDC is an “independent" Indonesian firm which has an established working relationship with a number of top tier international law firms that has provided the firm with a platform for international expertise and best practice across all leading jurisdictions. The firm is structured on a two-tier partnership system made of Senior and Junior (Jr) Partners, with a mission to provide responsive high value services through the provision of cutting edge legal solution, and to support and facilitate legal development in Indonesia.

Our core value foundations center in providing excellent legal services, putting client needs and priority first, continuously improving our legal services, and doing business ethically.

MDC recently represented:

Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse in the initial public offering of PT Kino Indonesia Tbk., an Indonesian publicly listed FMCG company;

Asia Resources Mineral in the hostile takeover of PT Berau Coal Energy Tbk, an Indonesian publicly listed coal mining company;

PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk., an Indonesian publicly listed property company, in the issuance of US$225,000,000 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2020 by Global Prime Capital Pte., Ltd., offered in reliance on Regulation S;

PT XL Axiata Tbk, an Indonesia telecommunication company, in the divestment of its telecommunication towers.

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