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Smara Dahana




EXPERTISE. Smara (born 1968, in Central Java) has been a practice lawyer since 1994 in a diverse area of laws, such as civil aviation law, general corporate/commercial law and capital market. His expertise has included international trade defense such as anti dumping under the WTO Rules. During his tenure at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Smara took the opportunity to be involved in various legal issues in trade dispute settlement, human trafficking, ASEAN agreements legal drafting, speech writing, and legal research. Smara is also the appointed member of Forum WTO Indonesia.

WORK EXPERIENCES. Smara was a Senior Technical Legal Officer at the Agreement and Compliance Unit (Legal Unit) of the ASEAN Secretariat, and was a full time-law lecturer/tutor of business law at the Faculty of Commerce, Murdoch University (Australia), Jakarta Campus. Starting his career as lawyer in early 1994, Smara joined 3 different law offices in Jakarta, with 2 are foreign-affiliated law office.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND. Smara graduated from the Faculty of Law, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1996 (Master of Laws - LL.M), and Padjadjaran State University in 1993 (Bachelor of Law -  SH),  both majoring International Laws. He completed an academic English course at the National Center for English Learning Teaching and Research NCELTR - Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (1995). Smara also attended various workshops and trainings held by the  Department of Foreign Affairs, UN Legal, ICJ, ITU, UNCTAD, WTO, WIPO and UNHRC. During his law study (1988), he joined the Law Student Council, Coordinator for Student Voluntary Workshop - KKN (1991), and as Liaison Officer during the Non-Aligned Summit Meeting in Jakarta (1992).

BAR ADMITTANCE. Smara is a member of PERADI, obtained his advocate license in 1999.

LANGUAGES. Smara speaks active English, limited Spanish and Russian.

OTHERS. During his free time, Smara spent his time to riding bicycle and photography.





Special Counsel


~ Ms Siti Bakhriatin, SH. ~  

(Special Counsel)


EXPERTISE. Ms Siti Bakhriatin  specializes in capital market and bankruptcy law, corporate and commercial law for over 10 years,. She involved in most various job description in settling major banks bankruptcy as appointed by the Indonesian government through the Indonesian Bank restructuring Agency in 1998-2006. In capital market, she completed tens of IPO for major Indonesian companies. Ms Siti is also an expert in private international law for various legal issues involving a number of legal systems.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND. Ms Siti graduated in 1991 from the Faculty of Law University of Indonesia, Jakarta, majoring International Private Law.

Professional Experiences. Ms Siti engaged in lawyering since 1992, where she joined 2 different major law offices in Jakarta,  where she specialized in capital market, corporate and commercial law.

BAR ADMITTANCE. Ms Siti obtained the Indonesian Advocate License (Peradi - the Indonesian Advocate Association, License number: G.96.10872) in 1996, also as Capital Market Consultant (BKPM - the Indonesia capital Market Authority, License Number 74/STTD/KH/PM/96) and as Registered Receiver for Bankruptcy.

Language Proficiency: Bahasa Indonesia, English.

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Mr. Dorel Almir, SH., MkN


EXPERTISE. Mr. Dorel Almir specializes in corporate commercial litigation, including criminal litigation. His experiences has spread from individual high profile cases to big corporation cases in Indonesia, with court forums from Civil Courts, Commercial Court, Religious Court, Constitution Court  and Anti Corruption Court. Cases handled spread from individuals to foreign companies, state cooperative, state enterprises, high profile politicians and senior bureaucrats, and social groups of interest. 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND. Mr. Dorel Almir graduated in 1994 from the Faculty of Law University of Indonesia, Jakarta, majoring Private Law, he then in 2004 took up magister of law in public notary course from the Faculty of Law the University of Indonesia. Mr. Dorel currently take further study at the UNSW English Course in Sydney, Australia prior his further study at the Faculty of Law UNSW for his LL. - Master of Law Degree.

Professional Experiences. Mr. Dorel Almir engaged in lawyering since 1994, where he previously joined 2 different major law offices in Jakarta,  where he specialized in corporate litigation and commercial litigation.

BAR ADMITTANCE. Mr. Dorel Almir obtained the Indonesian Advocate License (Peradi - the Indonesian Advocate Association in 2003, and license as a Public Notary in 2006.

Language Proficiency: Bahasa Indonesia, English.

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