Bama is a well-rounded lawyer with more than 8 years experience working on legal matter in government institution, law firms and in multi-national company. Currently, Bama served as the Vice Head for the practice group which covers Aviation & Shipping, International Trade & Customs and Insurance & Re-Insurance. Additionally, his practice areas also including Commercial Dispute Resolution and Environment.
Bama have successfully represented numerous domestic and multi-national companies in proceedings before Indonesian National Board of Arbitration (BANI) and Indonesian courts, in wide ranging matters from general commercial issues, trade secret disputes, vessel collisions to complex subsea construction disputes. On the non-contentious side, he advised and assisted his clients on various issues, inter alia, contract negotiations, company acquisitions, regulatory compliance issues and mitigation of potential regulatory breach.
Most recently, he successfully defended a global subsea construction service company in several contentious cases in Indonesian court proceedings and arbitration proceedings before BANI against a certain Technical Assistant Cooperation by Indonesian State-owned Oil & Gas company, in connection with dispute arising from construction services agreement with total claims value of more than USD 60 million. Additionally, he also recently assisted a prominent global investment company in a successful acquisition deal which involves six companies in three legal jurisdictions, with transaction value of more than USD 70 million; as well as advised a Singaporean ship-owner on Indonesian law issues in connection with an oil spill pollution claim before Singaporean court by Indonesian NGO and citizens, with claims value of more than USD 92 million.
Bama has been invited as speaker for international seminars and conferences at various countries across Asia. He is also a regular Indonesian contributor for “International Comparative Legal Guide: Shipping Law” since 2016, as well as the World Bank’s “Doing Business” project since 2014.
Bama speaks Indonesian and English.