The Firm took home a total of seven awards including Dealmaker of the Year for Erwandi Hendarta

HHP Law Firm (HHP), the member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Indonesia, won the Indonesia Law Firm of the Year award for the eighth consecutive year at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Indonesia Law Awards 2021. The awards, which was held virtually on 7 October, was attended by private practitioners from leading Indonesian and international firms, as well as in-house counsel.

The Firm won five firm awards this year:

  • Indonesian Law Firm of the Year
  • Banking and Financial Service Law Firm of the Year
  • Restructuring and Insolvency (R&I) Law Firm of the Year
  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
  • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year 

For the deal awards, the Firm won the Debt Market Deal of the Year for the second year in a row, this time for Duniatex Group's Debt Restructuring. Senior Partner Erwandi Hendarta from the Banking and Finance practice also won Dealmaker of the Year for his many significant banking M&A deals completed in the past 12 months.

"I am very proud to celebrate with the entire Firm our eighth time winning the Indonesian Law Firm of the Year. I would like to congratulate the other winners, as it continues to be a very trying year for everyone in the Indonesian legal industry," said Wimbanu Widyatmoko, Chairman of HHP.

Added Wimbanu: "I also want to congratulate my fellow partner Erwandi who has won the coveted Dealmaker of the Year award. It is very well deserved considering he was instrumental in leading the Banking and Finance team in a few significant M&A deals such as the landmark merger of three syariah banks, and the integration of Bank Permata and Bangkok Bank Indonesia, to name but a few. I am also very proud of our Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution and of course the Banking and Finance practice groups for their hard work which resulted in our wins this year. Finally I want to express my deepest thanks and appreciation to all the employees in the Firm for their dedication and diligence - the Firm of the Year award is for all of your hard work, and it is a team effort that will carry us forward through challenging times."

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