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About Us

ABOUT

 

DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices was established by Darwin Aritonang in early 2009. Prior to the establishment,Darwin Aritonang has been a legal attorney and advocate since his graduation from the Faculty of Law, Padjadjaran University, Bandung in 1992. For the past 17 years, Darwin Aritonang has worked in various renowned legal offices including the law office of Bob P. Nainggolan, S.H., Advocate & Attorney in Bandung (1993-1996), Kusnandar & Co., Advocates & Legal Consultants, Patent; Trademark Attorneys in Jakarta (1996-2000), Law Firm Hotman Paris & Partners in Jakarta (2000-2001), Lubis, Santosa, Maulana Law Offices in Jakarta (2001-2005), and lastly as Head of the Litigation Division at the Law Office of Gani Djemat & Partners Advocates & Solicitors in Jakarta (2005-2009).

Backed by a Masteras Degree in law which was also obtained from Padjajaran University, Bandung and his vast work experience, Darwin Aritonang has won the trust and confidence of the public for his expertise and success in handling litigation cases in various fields including the Media, Commercial Law, Bankruptcy Law, Civil Law, Manpower, Antitrust, Intellectual Property Rights (HAKI), Family Law and Criminal Law.

Darwin Aritonang has also handled several highly publicized litigation cases including representing Tempo Magazine in the case of Tommy Winata (Indonesian business man) vs. Tempo Magazine; representing The New York Times Company in case of the New York Times Company vs. PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya; representing Time Inc. Asia cs. in the case of Time Inc. Asia cs. vs. H.M. Soeharto wherein Darwin Aritonang representing 23 international and 2 local media companies together with the Indonesian Journalist Association (AJI) and the Press Board submitted a Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of Petition For Review (Ad Informandum Petition) in the Judicial Review filed by Time Inc. Asia; representing Tempo in the lawsuit of Sukanto Tanoto (Indonesian business man) vs. Tempo; representing Anand Krishna in the criminal case of Anand Krishna vs. Tara Pradipta Laksmi;
representing Ir. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) in the criminal case of Religion Blasphemy vs. Habib Novel Chaidir Hasan; representing Ir. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) in the civil case of Class Action vs. Ali Lubis, S.H. (Advokat Cinta Tanah Air/ACTA).
Darwin Aritonang was a member of a Task Force in handling case of Indonesian Citizen/Indonesian Migrant Workers abroad in Endangered Death Penalty (Satuan Tugas Penanganan Kasus Warga Negara Indonesia/Tenaga Kerja Indonesia di Luar Negeri yang Terancam Hukuman Mati) pursuant to President Degree No. 8 Year 2012. As a member of Task Force, Darwin Aritonang has assist the government of Indonesia to save Migrant Workers outside Indonesia from Dead Penalty in following countries : Jeddah, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Doha (Qatar), Dubai, Abu Dhabi (Uni Emirat Arab), Hongkong, Macau, Shanghai, Guangdong and Beijing (RRT), Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kinabalu, Kuching (Malaysia) and Singapore.
Darwin Aritonang also has a license of Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Consultant including protection of copyright, trademark, patent, industrial design and layout designs of integrated circuits.

Besides as Advocate, IPR attorney and Patent Consultant, Darwin Aritonang is also a Receiver and Administrator wherein he was involved as the Administrator of PT. Davomas Abadi, Tbk, , PT. Lautan Emas Mulia, PT. Samwoo Indonesia, PT. Exist Assetindo, Koperasi Simpan Pinjam Multi Niaga dan Ir. H. Mubyl Handaling, and PT. Karya Bina Bersama and he is also as the Receiver of PT. Samwoo Indonesia, PT. Karya Bina Bersama, Ir. H. Mubyl Handaling.
In carrying out his profession as Legal Attorney, Advocate, IPR Attorney, Patent Consultant, Receiver and Administrator, Darwin Aritonang will always respect the trust and confidence entrusted by his clients and work with a high standard of professionalism in accordance with the Law and relevant Code of Ethics.

As a holder of professional licenses such as Advocate, Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Consultant, Receiver and Administrator, Darwin Aritonang still have a time for professional organization in which he is as a Deputy of Organization Department in Indonesian Bar Association (AAI), Vice Chairman in Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI), Ethic Council of Indonesian Receivers and Administrator Association (AKPI), member of Indonesian Intellectual Property Attorneys Association (AKHKI), member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) and also member of International Trademark Association (INTA).

Darwin Aritonang speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.
For further information on legal cases handled by Darwin Aritonang, please visit Darwin Aritonang at the google or yahoo website.

In support day to day operational, DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices has strong team with positition as a Partner, Senior Associates, Associates and Paralegal with experience as follows :

SHOLEH ALI, S.H.

Sholeh Ali is an Associate of DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices. He graduated from Indonesian Law School (Bung Karno Foundation) in 2001.

Prior joining with DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices in 2013, he has been a litigator for almost 7 years, being Head of Litigation Division of LBH Press since 2006 to 2012 until becoming Vice Director of LBH Press since 2012 to 2013.

Sholeh Ali has the experience of handling at least 70 civil law cases (labor law, constitutional and administrative law, criminal law and contract law) and referred to as speaker in various legal training at campuses. In addition, he has also completed the International Human Rights Lawyer course to enhance his legal knowledge.

Sholeh Ali is a member of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).

Sholeh Ali speaks English and Indonesian.

SAMUEL KOMARU SIREGAR, S.H.


Samuel Komaru Siregar
is an Associate of DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices since 2013. Samuel Komaru Siregar graduated from Parahyangan Catholic University (SarjanaHukum) in 2013, majoring in Civil Law.

Samuel Komaru Siregar is actively involved as a team member of assisting attorneys on handling any legal matters that concern on civil, criminal, bankruptcy and suspension of obligation for payment of debts. Samuel Komaru Siregar is a member of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and Indonesian Bar Association (AAI).

Samuel Komaru Siregar speaks English and Indonesian.

MARTIN JOHANNES RONITUA, S.H.


Martin Johannes Ronitua
joined DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices is a member of litigation team of DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices since 2017. He graduated from Pakuan University (Bachelor of Law) in 2015, majoring in Civil Law.

In DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices, He has experienced as a legal officer at BPR Nature Primadana Capital (2016-2017). He was responsible for Drafting Loan Agreement and handling Legal Document.

Martin Johannes Ronitua speaks English and Indonesian.

RONI EVI DONGORAN, S.H.


Roni Evi Dongoran
joined DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices is a member of litigation team of DARWIN ARITONANG & PARTNERS Law Offices since 2018. She graduated from Padjajaran University (Bachelor of Law) in 2017, majoring in Civil Law.

Roni Evi Dongoran speaks English and Indonesian.