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Universitas Indonesia (1999)
Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)
Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN)


Dede Fikry is a partner of the corporate M&A practice in Fikry Gunawan with over 14 years’ experience advising Indonesian and international corporate clients and private equity houses on foreign investments, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and divestments in Indonesia. His practice covers a wide range of sectors, including real estate, healthcare, hospitality, consumer goods & retail, financial services, and technology, media & telecommunications.

Before co-founding Fikry Gunawan, Dede developed his career in the Indonesia associated-offices of major international law firms: Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, Baker & McKenzie and Freehills, working alongside international team of lawyers in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. In 2007, he took a year stint in the government as a member of the Indonesian President’s special staff for foreign affairs. He is knowledgeable of the Indonesian market and is versed in managing transactions in Indonesia.


Dede is admitted as an advocate in Indonesia and is qualified to advise on Indonesian law. His experience includes advising:

  • Northstar Group in its investments into Indonesia-based online transport and logistics network provider Go-Jek.

  • Northstar Group in its investment into Indonesia-based business to business accommodation supplier.

  • Private equity houses and international corporates in their investments in the tower provider business and acquisition of tower assets in Indonesia.

  • The Soho Group in the tender of a majority investment in its subsidiary and the formation of a joint venture with German-based Fresenius Kabi.

  • A major international drug manufacturer in the formation of its first joint venture subsidiary in Indonesia.

  • Pantai Holdings in investment into the medical diagnosis business and the formation of a joint venture medical services company in Indonesia.

  • A private equity house in its investment into Indonesian medical device distribution business.

  • ITOCHU Corporation in its investments in the Karawang International Industrial City industrial estate and its joint venture with the Sinarmas Group.

  • Phoenix Property Investors in its investments in the Indonesian real estate development businesses and the formation of a joint venture with an Indonesian developer.

  • General Motors Corporation in the restructuring of its Indonesian subsidiaries in connection with a Chapter 11 filing.

  • A consortium of international port operators in its proposed investment into the Indonesian port business and the formation of a joint venture with Pelindo II.

  • PT Sigmantara Alfindo in the formation of joint venture companies with international partners in the bakery and confectionary businesses.

  • A private equity house on the review and restructuring of its investment in the Indonesian fitness industry. 

  • Indorama Ventures Limited in the acquisition of the Indonesian chemical manufacturers, SK Keris and SK Fiber.

  • Soemadipradja & Taher 2004-2007
  • Office of the Special Staff of the President of the Republic of Indonesia 2007-2008
  • Baker & McKenzie Jakarta  2008-2010
  • Allen & Overy Jakarta 2010-2015
  • Clifford Chance Jakarta 2015-2017
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