Withers forms alliance with Indonesian boutique

Association with 17-lawyer Karna Partnership sees UK firm bolster offering in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy

KPMG adds hundreds of lawyers across Southeast Asia from regional network

Deal sees more than 275 lawyers including around 80 partners join from ZICO Law amid Asia growth push

Appointments: Shoosmiths lands Telefónica GC, Oon & Bazul names new head of M&A

This week's roundup also includes Withers, Bird & Bird and Clifford Chance

KPMG adds to Asia legal presence

Big four firm expands its legal offering to Indonesia with domestic firm alliance, next stop Shanghai.

  • 5yrs

Allen & Gledhill forges Indonesian alliance

An alliance with Indonesian firm Soemadipradja & Taher expands network, boosted by introduction of new foreign partner.

  • 5yrs

PwC bolsters Asian presence with Jakarta presence

PwC has entered the Indonesian legal market adding Jakarta law firm Melli Darsa & Co (MDC) to its global network.

  • 6yrs

DLA Piper cuts ties with Indonesian alliance firm

The global firm is wrapping up its alliance with Jakarta-based firm Ivan Almaida Baely & Firmansyah.

  • 7yrs

Law firm launches app for doing business in Indonesia

Hogan Lovells has launched a new app intended to help businesses navigate the legal landscape when in Indonesia.

  • 7yrs

Hogan Lovells announces new Indonesia association

The firm has finalised its tie-up with Dewi Negara Fachri & Partners (DNFP), eight months after its former association in Indonesia ended.

  • 7yrs

Indonesia to crack down on loss-making companies

The Indonesian government has indicated that it plans to bring in 'tax minimums' for companies that continue to operate in the country despite reporting losses year after year.

  • 8yrs

Indonesia to appeal court's ruling to absolve company for forest fire

Siti Nurbaya, the Indonesian environment minister, plans to be directly involved in appealing the court's decision in favour of PT Bumi Mekar Hijau (BMH), a plantation firm accused of clearing land with fire in South Sumatra.

  • 8yrs

Hacktivists target Indonesian district court over lawsuit

The website of the Palembang District Court in Southern Sumatra has been hacked, in protest of a recent decision to throw out an Indonesian government lawsuit levelled against pulp and paper company PT Bumi Mekar Hijau.

  • 8yrs

HFW targets Southeast Asia with Hiswara hire

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has hired Haydn Dare as a partner from Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung, Herbert Smith Freehills' alliance firm in Indonesia.

  • 8yrs

Top Singapore firm plans fast growth in Asia region

South East Asia's largest law firm, Rajah & Tann, is planning to send more lawyers to other jurisdictions as growth there continues to outstrip the growth that is possible within Singapore.

  • 8yrs

University to give legal advice on AirAsia

The mayor of Surabaya, the departure point for crashed flight QZ8501, has offered to deliver advice through local academics to grieving families after it crashed into the Java Sea on 28 December with 162 people aboard.

  • 9yrs

Top firms shuffle in Indonesia rankings

ABNR has taken the top slot in the Asia Top 50 rankings, nudging Hadiputranto into second place.

  • 9yrs

Nishimura starts associate office with Rosetini in Indonesia

Nishimura & Asahi, Japan's biggest law firm, is spreading into the Indonesian market by setting up an associate office with local practice Rosetini & Partners.

  • 9yrs

Minerals company takes arbitration gamble in Indonesia

The Indonesian subsidiary of US mining company Newmont is seeking an international arbitration against the Indonesian government even though lawyers say the challenge could backfire.

  • 9yrs

Bird & Bird links up with two Indonesian firms

Bird & Bird has taken the unusual step of adding two firms from the same country, Indonesia, to its Pan-Asian network of allied firms.

  • 9yrs