Hendrik Silalahi is a prominent capital-market legal consultant in Indonesia. He is well known for his successful handling of IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate actions in numerous industry sectors over many years, in addition to his expertise in tax and aviation law.
Hendrik is the co-founder and managing partner of William & Hendrik, rated by Hukumonline as the #1 capital-market law-firm in Indonesia for having the highest number of IPO transactions in 2020. Before merging with S&D, W&H was one of the fastest growing law firms in the country, with a team of experienced counselors and associates, and a wide network of advisers in the government, the legal system, and NGOs. Hendrik is also listed as one of the Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers in 2022 in The A List of Asia Business Law Journal.
After graduating with a law degree from the University of Indonesia in 1997, Hendrik was hired by one of the big four accounting firms in Jakarta, before joining one of the city’s largest law firms. Hendrik was also a general counsel for many leading multinational companies and Indonesia’s largest conglomerates in their respective industries. With his seasoned local and cross-border skills and experience in a variety of corporate proceedings, Hendrik’s clients pay special attention to, and praise his understanding on advice and solutions. Legal concepts that may be difficult for clients are comprehended with Hendrik’s guidance and clear knowledge of corporate ways and means.
Hendrik is registered as a capital market lawyer with the Indonesian Financial Authority Services (OJK), and is fully licensed to represent clients and appear in the Republic of Indonesia courts.
Apart from his professional activities, Hendrik is also active in various social organizations, including his university alumni association.