Hendra Soenardi has handled some of the largest and most complex disputes in Indonesia. We have represented buyers, sellers, target companies, resources companies, sponsors, power producers, real property developers and plantation companies in various amicable settlements outside of the courts and in various disputes before the courts and arbitration panels in and outside of Indonesia.

Soenardi Pardi, the head of our litigation practice, has been involved in international disputes filed with the courts in Singapore and Hong Kong and arbitration panels in Singapore, London and Washington D.C. either as an Indonesian counsel or expert witness.


  • Counsel to the Republic of Indonesia in defense of a claim from Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd filed with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
  • Counsel to a Singapore company in a claim against a Malaysian company in multiple jurisdictions in relation to a shareholder dispute.
  • Expert witness for the Republic of Indonesia in relation to an application for the recovery of assets from a foreign jurisdiction.
  • Counsel to a power producer in Central Java in a defense before the Indonesian administrative court in relation to land clearance and spatial law dispute.
  • Counsel to various plantation and forestry companies on a strict liability issue in relation to wildfire in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
  • Counsel to an investor and a target company in defense of various claims from an ousted shareholder filed with the courts of Singapore and Indonesia.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian company against a multinational bank in one of the largest derivative claims filed with the Indonesian court.
  • Counsel to a power producer in Kalimantan in a claim against its main contractor filed with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Counsel to an Indonesian resource company in defense of a claim from a purchaser filed with the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Counsel to a state-owned project owner in a dispute with its main contractor in relation to the construction of a high-rise building in Jakarta.
  • Expert witness for a Singapore company in defense of a claim filed by an Indonesian party with the High Court of Singapore in particular in relation to the Forum non Conveniens issue.