Yuris A. Hakim

Yuris graduated from the University of Trisakti, Faculty of Law, Indonesia, with cum laude predicate. Prior to joining HHR Lawyers in 2012, he had joined in one of the biggest finance company in Indonesia as a Corporate Legal Staff. He was appointed as a Partner of HHR Lawyers since 2019. He has developed an extensive practice in commercial dispute and commercial business transaction. He is the Team Leader who is fully in charge and lead the Commercial Dispute practice group in HHR Lawyers.


His particular experience in structuring legal frameworks and providing legal opinion within the areas of practice mentioned above has led him to handle various types of complex domestic as well as international litigation and arbitration proceedings.


In Commercial Disputes Resolution works, he has represented numerous multinational and Indonesian companies in criminal proceedings, civil court litigations, administrative court litigation, labor court litigation and court-sanctioned debt restructuring processes (PKPU), with the brief explanation on sample of cases below:


  • Acting as legal counsel for, one of the biggest cigarette manufacturer in Indonesia, concerning legal disputes matters in connection with the (i) fraud investigation; (ii) product liability; (iii) assets purchase; and (iv) land acquisition.
  • Acting as legal counsel for a local company that handles distributions of many international brands, in connection with the defensive strategies against international brands company in front of the Indonesian civil Courts and Indonesian Administrative Court.
  • Acting for Indonesian subsidiary companies of the world’s leading supplier of technology, mainly in relation to land disputes and labor matters in Indonesia.
  • Acting for one of Asia’s largest and diversified conglomerates, in connection with the legal disputes in relation to (i) civil proceedings in front of the Indonesian courts and (ii) Indonesian criminal proceedings.
  • Acting for a local real estate company, in connection with commercial disputes cases, e.g. (i) land disputes and (ii) criminal proceeding.
  • Acting for one of Asia’s largest and diversified conglomerates, in relation to (i) civil proceeding in front of the Indonesian courts and (ii) Indonesian criminal proceedings in connection with the shareholders dispute.
  • Acting for one of the world’s leading independent international ship managers, in relation to labor dispute in front of Indonesian Labor Court.
  • Acting for a foreign joint venture company engaging in the manufacturing and distribution of metering  systems, in connection with the criminal proceeding and debt collection.
  • Acting for one of Malaysia’s leading beverage company,  in relation to employment matters in connection with the acquisition of Indonesian company.
  • Acting for a business supplies and equipment company based in Jakarta, for a land dispute in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
  • Acting for a supplier of manufacturer industries, in connection with the criminal proceeding.
  • Acting for a local steel manufacturer, in connection with the investigation and criminal proceeding.
  • Acting for a Malaysian palm oil plantation company, in relation to the court-sanctioned debt restructuring processes (PKPU) submitted by Malaysian company.
  • Acting for a Korean department store, in relations to civil lawsuit towards its tenants.
  • Acting for one of the biggest shipping companies in Singapore, in relation to a court case in Batam, Riau, Indonesia.
  • Acting for a Singaporean shipping company in relation to the criminal proceeding in Indonesia.
  • Acting for a Malaysian fertilizer companies in relation to the debt collection towards its debtors.


In Capital Market and Securities works, Yuris has been involved in various legal due diligence projects e.g.:

  • Involving in due diligence of a local automotive distributor, in connection with issuance of bond transaction through Indonesian stock exchange in July 2012, with the total face value of bond 700 billion Rupiah.
  • Involving in due diligence of an energy and mining listed company in Indonesia, in connection with the proposed international offering and rights issue with the proposed size of the total proceed of approximately 3-5 trillion Rupiah (on-going process and confidential).



  • Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research Ltd. – Arbitration, Indonesia Chapter (2018)
  • Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research Ltd. – Enforcement of Foreign Judgement, Indonesia Chapter (2017)



  • Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Recommended Lawyers in Shipping (2023-2024).
  • IFLR1000 – Rising Star Partner in Banking (2023).
  • Asian Legal Business – Indonesia Rising Stars (2023).


Professional Membership

  • A Licensed Advocate and member of The Congress of Indonesian Advocates (KAI).