Andhari Sidharta has a broad-based corporate practice focusing on cross-border corporate transactions throughout APAC including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, international debt capital markets and general corporate matters. She regularly represents public and private companies, including financial institutions, investment banks, global insurers, private equity firms, venture capital groups and strategic investors in a variety of cross-border transactions across a range of industries, including:

  • Financial services (including FinTech)
  • Insurance
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Life sciences
  • Consumer goods and retail

Dual-qualified in New York and Indonesia, Andhari has extensive experience advising on transactions governed by New York law and Indonesian law. She is multilingual, and drafts and negotiates confidently in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

As a core member of the firm’s Indonesia practice, Andhari frequently helps multinational clients navigate current and emerging regulations applicable to their proposed transactions in Indonesia. Drawing on her sophisticated regulatory knowledge and in-depth experience, she provides comprehensive counselling on the clients’ proposed Indonesian operations including on foreign investment regimes and merger controls, joint ventures and licensing requirements particularly for companies operating in regulated sectors such as financial services, insurance and telecommunications.

Andhari is a member of the firm’s W&I team. She routinely advises reputable W&I insurers in Southeast Asia in the underwriting of W&I policies in connection with M&A transactions in the region.

In addition to her corporate practice, Andhari is committed to help clients on a pro bono basis. Her pro bono work includes advising the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, a department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect human rights, on their research on prison reform measures in Indonesia.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Andhari worked in prestigious international law firms in Jakarta, London and Singapore.