Rahmat Soemadipradja

Soemadipradja & Taher - Indonesia



+6221 50999879

Highly regarded

English and Indonesian

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Practice areas:

Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:


Rahmat Soemadipradja has practised law in Indonesia for over 35 years and is a recognised leader in legal service in the commercial sector and is highly experienced in drafting and negotiating agreements in respect of joint ventures, in resolving joint venture and other commercial disputes, and in providing regulatory advice.

Rahmat Soemadipradja stands out as a highly accomplished corporate and mining lawyer, with significant experience in advising domestic and international companies and in serving as inter-cultural interface in complex negotiation and disputes resolution. His translation and communication skills are admirable.

  • Advised CVC Capital Partners on the US$1.2 billion acquisition of the entirety of shares in PT Softex Indonesia by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
  • Advised PT Merck Indonesia, an Indonesian subsidiary of multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer Merck Global, on the sale of its key assets in Indonesia.
  • Advised the World Bank in addressing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters in Indonesia;
  • Advised a submarine cable company based in Southeast Asia on the establishment of a business in Indonesia.
  • Advised a German health care company on its joint venture and expansion of activities in Indonesia.

  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance

  • Government and public policy
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Energy
  • Telecommunication

  • Indonesian Legal Consultants Association (AKHI) (founding member)
  • Capital Markets Legal Consultants Association (HKHPM) (founding member)
  • Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN)
  • International Bar Association (IBA), specifically the Section on Energy Environment Resources and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL) and the Mining Law Committee
  • Indonesian Translators Association (HPI)

  • Master of Laws, University of Virginia School of Law, Virginia, United States, 2001.
  • Sarjana Hukum (Bachelor of Laws), Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Jakarta majoring in business law, 1984.