Devine, Luke

Luke D. Devine

Foreign Legal Consultant
Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Luke Devine is a foreign legal consultant in the Firm's Finance & Projects Practice Group in Jakarta. He has many years of experience acting for developers, lenders, governments and contractors involved in energy and infrastructure development and financing across a wide range of energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors, such as power, oil and gas, mining, water and transportation. He also has significant experience in relation to climate change projects.

Representative Legal Matters

Power and Renewables

  • Representing a consortium of Medco Power, Ormat, Kyushu Electric and ITOCHU in relation to the development of a 330MW geothermal power project in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

  •  Representing UPC Renewables in relation to the 50MW Samas and 70MW Sidrap wind farm projects in Indonesian, which represented Indonesia's first wind Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects.


  • Representing Reliance ADAG in relation to its acquisition of and investment in two greenfield coal mines in South Sumatra, Indonesia, and associated rail and port infrastructure developments.

  • Advising Sakari Resources Ltd in relation to its acquisition of the Jembayan coal mine in East Kalimantan, and the Northern Leases coal mines on Sebuku Island in Indonesia.

Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals

  •  Acting for JOB Pertamina - Medco E&P Tomori Sulawesi in relation to the bids from EPC companies for the engineering, procurement and construction of a gas processing plant for its Donggi Senoro block.

  • Acting for a major UK oil company in relation to farm-out of working interest in Service Contract, offshore Vietnam.

Waste and water

  • Representing a consortium of Medco Power, Ormat, Kyushu Electric and ITOCHU in relation to the development of a 330MW geothermal power project in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

  • Representing PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (a subsidiary of Suez Environnement) in relation to the development and operation of the West Jakarta Water Concession.

  • Acting for sponsors in the development of a 110MW Bonto Batu hydro IPP (PPA, EPC, O&M and regulatory).Acting for an international developer in relation to its bid for the Bandar Lampung PPP water project in Sumatra


  • Acting for mezzanine lenders in respect of financing to an Indonesian toll road concession company.

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Professional Honors

  • Ranked Band 1 for Projects and Natural Resources, Foreign Legal Consultant, Chambers Asia Pacific, 2010-2016

  • Leading individual in the Projects and Energy category, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2011-2016

  • Leading lawyer for Project Finance, IFLR1000, 2011-2016

  • Leading lawyer, AsiaLaw Profiles 2016

  • Leading lawyer in Energy and Infrastructure, IFLR1000 in association with Petroleum Economist for Energy and Infrastructure Guide 2016

  • Leading energy lawyer, Who's Who Legal 2014

  • Expert Guides for Energy in Expert Guides The World's Finest Lawyers Chosen by Their Peers, 2013

  • Leading individual in the Projects and Natural Resources category for Foreign Legal Consultants and Indonesia - Foreign Experts, Chambers Global 2012

  • Outstanding practitioners in Indonesia in Guide to the World’s Leading Energy Lawyers - Ninth edition, 2012

  • Leading Mining Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, 2010-2013

  • Leading Oil & Gas Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, 2010-2012

  • Leading Public Procurement Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, 2010-2011

  • Leading Project Finance Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England & Wales


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2000)
  • New South Wales~Australia (1998)
  • Western Australia~Australia (1997)
  • Queensland~Australia (1996)


  • Bond University (LL.B. Honors) (1993)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Singapore

Author, "Indonesian Government Broadens Scope of Mine Mouth Coal Pricing Regime," client alert, June 2014

Author, "Government's Illegal Mining Crackdown Puts The Breaks On Coal Trading Licenses," client alert, June 2014

Author, "Ban of Export of Non Refined Minerals Fully Implemented," client alert, January 2014

Author, "Minister issues determination of Indonesian Mining Areas," client alert, March 2014