Mr. Donke Kahfi is the senior partners at DKNS Lawyers. Mr. Donke obtained his Bachelor in Law from Trisakti University majoring in International and Business Law. He continued his study at master’s degree in the United Kingdom and qualified an MSc in Business Management.
Prior to forming DKNS Lawyers he worked for several tier law firms in Jakarta and a number of international organizations such as United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the World Bank. One of his noble assignments is when he involved in tsunami rehabilitation and reconstruction activities through Badan Rehabilitas Rekonstruksi Aceh dan Nias (“BRR”) where he worked as a technical advisor for its legal unit. BRR is the government agency at ministry level established to perform post tsunami rehabilitation and reconstruction in Aceh and Nias island. During his tenure, he advised the head of BRR on the legal aspects to numerous regulations and decrees he had produced. Besides, he assisted to mediate numerous disputes between International NGOs and their contractors.
His areas of concentrations involve infrastructures, constructions, energy, projects, regulatory and intellectual property rights. He has advised a number of Government Institutions, International Organizations, State-Owned Enterprises and Private Entities in performing legal works in those areas.
Mr. Donke is a licensed lawyer from Peradi (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia/Indonesian Advocate Association), and a registerred Intellectual Property Consultant. In this firm he leads practice group of Projects, Regulatory and other services.
Ms. Veronica is the Managing Partner at DKNS Lawyers. Ms. Veronica obtained her Bachelor in Law and Master in Notary from Faculty of Law University of Indonesia. Before forming the DKNS Lawyers, she worked at various prominent and prestigious law firms. After receiving years of experience working for these law firms, she has obtained numerous exposures in wide-ranging legal practices both national and International transactions. These include but not limited to General Corporate and Commercial matters, Merger and Acquisition, Banking and Financing, Capital Market, Energy and Mineral Resources (including coal and Oil and Gas), Intellectual Property Rights, Litigation and Real Estate.
In consideration of the above education qualifications and her hands-on and rich exposures, she has developed her knowledge, skills and ability enabling her to always be accurate in providing advise to her clients. Besides, she always provides her rich exposures to each legal analysis she is making to make sure such matters are already considered in various angles. Further, she always makes sure that all counsels will also have her rich exposures through a number of continued legal education that she always initiates.
Ms. Veronica is a licensed lawyer from Peradi (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia/Indonesian Advocate Association), a licensed Capital Market Lawyer and a registerred Intellectual Property Consultant. In this firm she leads practice group of General and Corporate Commercial, Banking and Finance, Capital Market and Disputes Resolutions.
Mr. Ruston Situmorang obtained his law degree from University of Ibnu Chaldun and obtained a Master of Management from STEI Nusantara.
Prior to joining DK & Situmorang Lawyers, he served as a staff at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The last position at this ministry was the head of Legal Analysis Unit. Afterwards, he worked at one of the subsidiaries of PT. Perusahaan Listrik Negara (“PLN”) namely PT. Andika Energindo. The last post at this company was a commissioner.
In light of his experience, he has vast amount of exposures in Energy and Mineral Resources aspects such as oil and gas, mining and power plant construction. Besides, he is exposed to a number of Mining disputes resolution and litigation activities where he has represented numerous mining companies in and off court. Accordingly he is considered an expert in these areas.
Mr. Ruston has also served as a visiting lecturer in some universities and a trainer in several training for legal aspects in mining, oil and gas and power plant business. In this firm he leads practice group of Energy and Mineral Resources.
Senior Commercial Advisor
Mr. Yudha Muchty Senior Commercial Adviser. He obtained Mechanical Engineering from University of Trisakti-Jakarta (1985) and obtained a Master of Science in Operation Research GWU, USA (1989). A year after, he also obtained a Master of Bussiness Administration Corporate Finance from OKCU, USA (1990).
Prior to joining DK & Situmorang Lawyers, he was a CFO at a number of companies within Bakrieland Development Group (2014). Also a Business & Finance Director at PT Bank Dana Pos (2007). Between 1991 – 2005, his worked as multiple positions at PT Bank Niaga Tbk (Last served as Head of Credit Risk)
In his works experiences, he has vast amount of exposures in conducting technical and financial evaluation to a number of projects performed by Bakriegroup, conducting risk mitigation towards financial strategy, carrying out all project activities including but not limited to Marketing, Financing, Legal and Project Operation, and assisting Bakriegroup to arrange financing syndication with 10 banks in financing Kanci-Pejagang Toll Road.
Mr David Harrison is an International advisor. He obtained Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree (B. Comm.) University of Ottawa (1989) and Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) University of Manitoba (1994). Called and licensed as Barrister & Solicitor in the province of British Columbia, Canada (1996 to present).
Prior to joining DK & Situmorang Lawyers, he is Partner of InterMark Law, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2003 to Present), a Foreign Legal Consultant Hutabarat Halim & Rekan, Jakarta (2014 to 2016). And he was an Associate Lawyers of Holmes Greenslade, Vancouver, BC, Canada (1996-1999), and an Articiting Student of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, ON, Canada (1994-1995).
His representative engagements, he has vast amount of exposures in Corporate counsel for geothermal project developer for a 15MW power plant, Senior legal counsel for proposed $100 million acquisition of palm plantation company, Advisor to international impact investment fund on convertible debt investment in Indonesia, Corporate counsel for a number of mineral exploration companies in Indonesia and Canada, Lead counsel on a variety of private company purchase and sale transactions ranging from US$1 million to US$25 million, Corporate counsel for a variety of start-up software and technology companies, and General counsel for the largest franchised debt restructuring company in Canada.
Mr. Raditya is a senior Councels. He obtained a bachelor law degree from University of Trisakti (2013). He has highly motivated advocate who loves challenge. Have a strong verbal, listening and written skills. Good ability to adapt to multicultural. environments. Comfortable in interacting with all levels of the organization and public. Able to negotiate and problem solve quickly, accurately and efficiently. Adept at multitasking to achieve individual and team goals. Committed to professionalism, quality and excellence.
Prior to joining DK & Situmorang Lawyers, he worked for several tier law firms in Jakarta. He joined DKNS lawyers in 2016 and focuses on Regulatory, Advisory, Infrastructure and Government Relationship. Below are some of the representative samples of his works:
Ms. Theresia Hesti studied law at Catholic University of Atmajaya Jakarta majoring civil law. She graduated in 2009 with cum laude predicate within 3,5 years and achieved the 3rd highest GPA in law faculty.
Prior to joining DKNS lawyers, she worked as legal and compliance staff in a multinational company. She continued her career as a lawyer in a number of prominent firms concentrating both litigation and non-litigation areas. She passed the Indonesian Bar Association (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia) examination in 2011. She holds advocate license from Peradi.
Her specialities include general corporate practices, merger and acquisition, investment, energy and natural resources, litigation, employment, etc.
Bachelor of Law (SH) from Parahyangan Catholic University – Bandung (2016) with GPA 3,04 from 4,00 scale
Bachelor of Law (SH) from Univerity of Indonesia-Depok (2016) with GPA 3,41 from 4,00 scale
Bachelor of Law (SH) from University of Indonesia – Depok (2016) with GPA 3,06 from 4,00 scale
Bachelor of Law (SH) from Univerity of Diponegoro-semarang (2016) with GPA 3,45 from 4,00 scale