Foreign counsel

Jakarta

+62 21 250 5125

Highly regarded

English
French
German
Dutch
Bahasa Indonesia


Bar admissions:

Indonesia (registered foreign lawyer)
Netherlands

Jurisdictions:

Indonesia

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets
M&A
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Banking
Financial services


Theodoor Bakker, FCIArb, has practiced law in Southeast Asia since 1984 and is a registered foreign lawyer in Indonesia. He is a member of Section on Arbitration of the ICC Jakarta Board and is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. Until a few months ago he served as Vice Chairman of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, where he represented EuroCham Indonesia, on whose Executive Board he had sat since inception.

  • Acted for Macquarie Group Ltd in relation to a USD 216m million aircraft financing to PT Lion Mentari;
  • Acted for Expro International Group Holdings, and its Indonesian subsidiary, PT Expro Indonesia, in relation to the Indonesian law aspects of Expro’s USD 1.4 billion global debt restructuring;
  • Acted for Deutsche Investitions-und Entiwicklungsgesellschaft mBH for its multimillion dollar investment in PT Verena Multi Finance tbk, a publicly listed Indonesian automotive financing firm.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • M&A
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation

  • Aviation
  • Financial services
  • Government and public policy
  • Natural resources
  • Real estate

  • PERADI, BANI, SIAC, HKIAC, CIArb

  • Master of Law, Leiden University (1978)