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Christian Teo Purwono & Partners
Indonesia Stock Exchange Building Tower II
Floor 16 Suite 1604 Sudirman Central Business
District Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav 52-53

Tel: (62 21) 515 0280
Fax: (62 21) 515 0281

Email: cteo@cteolaw.com
Web: www.cteolaw.com

Christian Teo is a Legal Counsel and Advocate for the purposes of Indonesian law. He is also a Receiver and Administrator registered with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights as well as being registered with the Indonesian Financial Institutions & Capital Market Supervisory Board as a Capital Market Legal Consultant. Previously a partner with the Indonesian correspondent of an international law firm, he left in 2004 to set up his own firm.

Christian advises on the Indonesian legal and commercial aspects of foreign and domestic investment, information technology, telecommunication projects, real estate and hotel transactions; franchising; structuring and drafting joint venture, corporate, and corporate-transaction documentation; and corporate re-structuring.

Christian has been heavily involved in IT/Telecommunications projects and transactions, which include, among others, assisting clients in various Indonesian Government contracts, establishing operating entities to undertake projects, advising on pioneering joint venture telecommunications companies, drafting documentation for the operating entities, drafting and reviewing various IT/telecommunications-related commercial contracts, and steering licensing approval documentation through government agencies.

Telecoms Law Practice:

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firm since its 2004/2005 Edition has acknowledged that the founding partner of the Firm, Christian Teo: “…(has) enjoyed excellent reputation for IT and Telecom works…” and the following editions continue to recognize the same reputation. In addition, the same publication has since 2001, continuously recognized Christian as the only leading individual in the IT/Telecoms/Media category in its “Leading Individuals” listing for Indonesia.

The Firm has been actively representing a number of clients on corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisition transactions in the telecommunications, information technology and broadcasting (including media) industries, including preparation of required documentation and the procurement of required approvals. The Firm also assists and represents clients in connection with various Indonesian Government contracts, preparing bid documents, establishing operating entities to undertake projects, advising on pioneering joint venture telecommunications companies, drafting documentation for operating entities, establishing joint venture companies, drafting and reviewing various IT/telecommunications-related commercial contracts and steering licensing approval documentation through government agencies.

Christian Teo Purwono & Partners:

CHRISTIAN TEO PURWONO & Partners is a dynamic corporate and commercial law firm founded by Christian Teo (SH, LL.M), in 2004, as CHRISTIAN TEO & Associates. Christian Teo was previously a partner with the Indonesian correspondent of an international law firm and has been recognized as the “leading individual” in the IT/Telecoms/Media industry.

The Firm is staffed by dynamic and energetic lawyers, who are recognized in the marketplace for their professional service as well as for their technical expertise and professional achievements. The quality of our lawyers ensures that the Firm is well-equipped and prepared to both respond to the fast changing landscape of legal developments in Indonesia and to provide the best possible legal services to our clients.

Since its establishment, the Firm has received acknowledgements from the Asia Pacific Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms as one of Indonesia’s leading corporate and commercial law firms, and from Chambers Asia – on Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading and highly recommended firm in telecommunications and real estate transactions.

The Firm practice was strengthened in 2005 with the arrival of Bill Sullivan (B.Com, LL.B, LL.M, M.Com, MBA, SJD), a former international equity partner of a global law firm. Bill speaks and writes regularly on various aspects of the 2009 Mining Law and, as a licensed foreign advocate, Bill has been instrumental in the continuous development of the Firm’s mining and natural resources practice. The Firm is now a leader in advising on the 2009 Mining Law and its implementing regulations.

In January 2011, the Firm adopted its current name when Dini S. Purwono (SH, LL.M), a former partner of a well regarded local law firm, came on board to establish the Firm’s securities and capital markets practice.

Commencing in November 2011, the Firm has entered into an association with Stephenson Harwood, an international law firm, which provides a platform to the Firm to launch its international practice.

The Firm’s history is still in the making and will ensure that its future with our clients is long lasting.


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