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About us

KARNA is an Indonesian law firm focusing on corporate and commercial law. We provide sophisticated legal counsel to entities of any size, in any stage of development, from burgeoning start-ups to large blue-chip companies.

Our combined expertise from top-tier firms and in-house legal counsel has helped us understand the practical necessity of legal and business strategy alignment.

KARNA aims to go beyond providing legal solutions and compliance by helping our clients craft powerful strategic ideas that are supported by strong legal foundations to achieve their business goal.

We take our time to understand each and every one of our client’s problems and needs before creating customized solutions that are relevant to the industry environment and trends.

Here at KARNA, we help our clients gain, retain and sustain their business.

KARNA’s main practices include: General Corporate and Commercial; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A); Company Restructuring; Capital Markets; Venture Capital/Private Equity Deals; Digital Economy and Emerging Growth Businesses; Content and Entertainment; and Commercial Dispute

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Alvin Saptamandra Suryohadiprojo
Partner (Co-Founder)

Alvin Saptamandra Suryohadiprojo

S.H., LL.M.

Alvin has been practicing corporate law since 2013 with various working experiences of lawyering at SSEK, a prominent and first-tier corporate law firm in Indonesia, in-house at Gojek, and investment analyst at InvestIdea Ventures, a venture capital firm. These multi-sectors background enable him to have holistic legal approaches to business issues, breaking down complexities that the clients are facing and counseling them toward practical and innovative solutions. His area of expertise includes mergers & acquisitions, private equity/venture capital investments, digital economy and general corporate & commercial transactions.

In addition to his resume, Alvin also took time to explore his passion for business matters through participation in an one-year business and law course held by Wharton Business School during his master of law study in University of Pennsylvania.


University of Pennsylvania, Master of Law (LL.M)
Universitas Padjadjaran, Bachelor of Law (S.H.)

Bar Admission:

Indonesian Bar Association
(PERADI) in 2015


Member of Indonesian Capital Markets Consultant Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM)



Aditya Bagus Anggariady
Partner (Co-Founder)

Aditya Bagus Anggariady


Aditya is an active listener with a unique ability of simplifying compliance to his clients. His interest in people has not only built him an extensive network of contacts, but was the underlying catalyst of founding KARNA. Deeply invested in every relationship, Aditya never fails to fight for his clients with a fierce commitment.

With a personal passion for the aviation industry, he began his career as attorney and in-house counsel for PT Indonesia AirAsia. He later diversified his experience by joining a boutique firm specializing in corporate and investments matters in Jakarta.

Since joining the Firm, he has been involved in transactions relating to corporate and commercial practices, acquisitions, corporate restructuring, construction & infrastructure, information technology, mining, employment and commercial dispute resolutions.


Universitas Pelita Harapan, Bachelor of Law (S.H.)

Bar Admission:

Indonesian Bar Association
(PERADI) in 2016



Rizki Dwianda Rildo
Partner (Co-Founder)

Rizki Dwianda Rildo

S.H., M.H., LL.M.

Rizki began practicing law professionally in 2011 at Makes & Partners, and held a Senior Associate position at Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (a member of Dentons Global Network) before co-founding KARNA.

Apart from his contributions in the corporate landscape, Rizki also enjoys the opportunity to share his knowledge and experience in trainings and seminars. His endless pursuit of the law is also displayed by his participation in several professional tests, including Capital Markets Advocate Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM) Underwriter Representative (Wakil Penjamin Emisi Efek/WPEE) and Broker-Dealer Representative (Wakil Perantara Perdagangan Efek/WPPE) exams.

His works include, but were not limited to, capital markets transactions and compliance, start-up and financial technology related licensing and transactions, general corporate matters and acquisitions.


University of Washington, Master of Law (LL.M)
Universitas Indonesia, Masters of Law (M.H.)
Universitas Indonesia, Bachelor of Law (S.H.)

Bar Admission:

Indonesian Bar Association
(PERADI) in 2016


Registered as a Capital Markets Supporting Professional (Lawyer) in the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan/OJK)


Member of Indonesian Capital Markets Consultant Association (Himpunan Konsultan Hukum Pasar Modal/HKHPM)




Christopher A. S. Ginting
Senior Associate

Christopher A. S. Ginting

S.H., LL.M.

Before joining with KARNA, Christopher had started his career as a project-based lawyer in prominent law firms in Indonesia in which period he was involved in various projects.

Samuel Evan Hardy

Samuel Evan Hardy


Prior to joining KARNA, Samuel worked at a top tier law firm as an associate. During that time, he was involved in several projects on various matters such as plantation, employment, M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, and antitrust.

Giani Virgiania Rajab

Giani Virgiania Rajab


Prior to joining Karna Partnership, Giani had worked as an intern at Assegaf Hamzah & Partners and, afterwards, worked as an Associate at Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (a member of Dentons Global Network)

Shamira Diandra

Shamira Diandra


Prior to joining Karna Partnership, Shamira was an intern at Oentoeng Suria & Partners. During this time, she was involved in several projects, including general corporate, capital markets, and banking.

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our services

What we do

  • General Corporate and Commercials
  • Company Restructuring
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity Deals
  • Capital Markets
  • Digital Economy and Emerging Growth Businesses
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Content and Entertainment
  • M&A



Our areas of expertise

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Defense
  • E-Commerce
  • Energy
  • Family
  • Financial Technology
  • Food and Beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Health and Healty Facilities
  • Infrastructure
  • Land and Property
  • Logistic
  • Mining
  • Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Management Consulting
  • Retail



KARNA is honored and grateful to have been busy and productive in assisting our clients in building, securing, and expanding their businesses. See our selected representative deals, and we will be thrilled to welcome you into the ecosystem!

View Our Deals
  • Representing a livestock farming business in its proposed loan restructuring.
  • Advising a state-owned company, which subsidiaries are engaging in, among others, plantation and health industry businesses, to prepare its assets divestment plan.
  • Preparing agreement templates for the operation of a state-owned construction company.
  • Representing a construction company in establishing a joint venture project.
  • Representing a construction company in relation to claims concerning breach of a loan agreement.
  • Preparing agreement templates for the operations of a construction company.
  • Advising a production house company and assisting in preparing an agreement related to producing a movie, talent acquisition, sponsorship, cooperation with OTT streaming platform, and other related legal documentation.
  • Assisting a production house company in distributing the first Indonesian action movie that uses CGI Technology in the China Market.
  • Representing and advising arms industry companies in obtaining their business licenses from the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Indonesia.
  • Assisting Duoria, an e-commerce company, in preparing a contract for its operation.
  • Representing a group company holding participating interests in several Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in selling its stake and buying new stake.
  • Prenup agreement preparation.
  • Affidavit for administering foreign inheritance assets.
  • Representing a high net worth family for an investment in a shipping company.
  • Representing a foreign direct investment company in applying for its remittance license under BI Regulations.
  • Representing a technology-based rating and aggregator company (regulated under the IKD regime) to prepare its proposed group restructuring.
  • Representing an insurance technology company in its registration process to Fintech Association (AFTECH) and IKD.
  • Representing an individual in a fraud case, which identity is forged electronically to obtain online funding illegally.
  • Advising a Bank Indonesia licensed remittance company in restructuring its group structure to support its fundraising.
  • Representing an F&B fund for its investment in Titik Temu Cipete.
  • Representing an F&B subsidiary of a state-owned Airline Company in a labor dispute.
  • Advising a forestry company in its strategic cooperation deal.
  • Representing a foreign direct investment company which engages in an online gaming platform business in its daily operation and strategic partnerships with its vendors and business partners.
  • Representing a venture capital firm in supporting an e-sports team.
  • Advising an e-sports team in talent management matters, including preparing a talent agreement and its derivative cooperation.
  • Representing an investor in its plan to subscribe for shares in one of the largest Indonesia-based e-sports teams (on-going).
  • Advising a distributor of medical devices company for the sales and distribution of its products.
  • Representing a private equity house in acquiring one of the largest gym chains in Indonesia.
  • Preparing a legal memorandum for a toll-road company about its rights issue and material transaction plans under OJK Regulations.
  • Representing and advising an infrastructure company in its Public-Private-Partnership project concerning waste to energy.
  • Representing a real estate company owner in a postponement of debt settlement obligation (PKPU) and bankruptcy (Kepailitan) case.
  • Representing a foreign direct investment company for its proposed land acquisition by conducting land due diligence (LDD).
  • Representing a shareholder of PT Satria Antaran Prima, Tbk. in restructuring its shares ownership structure in the public company.
  • Representing a public mining company in its operation, investment, and strategic cooperation.
  • Representing a mining construction company in preparing its IPO plan.
  • Representing a mining construction company in its plan to cooperate with a mining company by preparing a Joint Operating Agreement.
  • Advising an F&B concentrated boutique investment firm in structuring and establishing its fund
  • Advising a venture capital firm in structuring and establishing its fund.
  • Assisting an investment company in preparing agreement templates for daily operational activities.
  • Representing an investor in US$ 3 million Series A fundraising by Cakap, an education tech platform focusing on language learning.
  • Representing an investor in US$11.5 million Series A fundraising by Bobobox, a technology-based capsule hotel accommodation service.
  • Representing an investor in US$ 80 million Series C fundraising by Halodoc, a health tech platform.
  • Advising a technology-based bookkeeping and accounting platform on its daily operational activities.
  • Providing a Legal Opinion to a business operation software as a service (SaaS) platform confirming its business activities.
  • Representing a financial company in acquiring a financial technology company-based bookkeeping and accounting platform.
  • Advising a financial company on its daily operational activities.
  • Representing a securities company in a dispute settlement regarding a forced sale of shares against its client in Badan Arbitrase Nasional Indonesia (BANI) and executing the Arbitral Award.
  • Representing a management consulting company in a three-way labor dispute.
  • Advising a management consulting company on its daily operational activities.
  • Collaborating with a management consulting company in providing strategic advisory services to a state-owned enterprise company.

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