Ruben Soeratman practices law and renders legal services in the fields of labor and employment, corporate commercial, capital market, insurance services, corporate financing and restructuring, foreign investments, corporate governance, and compliance, as well commercial disputes.
He had worked in Nurjadin Sumono Mulyadi & Partners (NSMP) between 2006–2015. Afterward, he worked in PT Indonesian Paradise Property Tbk which focuses on hospitality. He joined NSMP again in 2018.
In particular, on the corporate commercial side, Mr. Soeratman advised a Singaporean company which has Indonesian subsidiaries and operation on a listing at the Singapore Exchange (SGX), and performed corporate restructuring over the Indonesian entities to comply with SGX’s requirements whereupon the listing was eventually concluded. He assisted a state-owned enterprise which focuses on finance in its role as an arranger to invest a government investment in another state-owned enterprise for the purpose of a national economic recovery program (program pemulihan ekonomi nasional). He had represented a German-based Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) operators in a long-term operation deal for the MICE facility now known as the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), located in BSD City, Tangerang, Indonesia, whereby he assisted in establishing a foreign direct investment company for the operator to run its business in Indonesia. He also regularly advises clients concerning corporate law, capital market transactions, listing requirements, insurance practices, foreign investments, and joint ventures.
From the labor and employment practice, he assisted and represented clients, among other, several fast-moving consumer goods manufacturing and tobacco company(ies) in their employment matters, reorganization attempts, outsourcing, and employment termination matters, accompanied with preparing and negotiating their collective labor agreements with their company’s labor unions, as well as assisting them in their industrial relation disputes through bipartite, tripartite and labor court phases.
He also practiced a certain degree of commercial litigation, whereby he assisted several clients in their criminal defense concerning allegations in the phases of examination and investigation concerning corruption and or absence of business licenses.
He graduated and earned his degree in law (SH.) from the Faculty of Law, Parahyangan Catholic University, in 2005. He earned his Master of Law (LL.M.) from Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, in 2018.
He is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia/Peradi), Indonesian Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM), Indonesian Labor Law Consultant Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Ketenagakerjaan Indonesia/HKHKI), and Indonesian Data Privacy Professional Association (Asosiasi Profesional Privasi Data Indonesia/APPDI).
Ruben is fluent in English and Bahasa Indonesia.