Albert’s main area of practice is competition and antitrust law. Since joining the firm in September 2014, he has regularly advised clients on a broad spectrum of adversarial and non-adversarial competition law matters including vertical restriction, cartel and merger control issues. He has advised clients and made representation in merger filings for firms operating across a variety of industries, including mining, flat glass, chemicals, cement, transport, media, automotive, e-commerce, ride-hailing, fintech, online travel agency, packaging, heavy machinery, and energy.

In addition to competition & antitrust, Albert also advises clients on consumer protection and halal regulation and certification. He has a comprehensive understanding of halal regulations and are well-trained for halal certification process in Indonesia, including the implementation of halal product assurance system in businesses.

Albert holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Indonesia and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Sahid Jakarta. He also has a master’s degree in law and economics from the European Master Law and Economics Program, as part of which he studied at three different universities (the University of Bologna, University of Hamburg, and Erasmus University of Rotterdam) as part of the Erasmus Mundus program.

Experience Highlight

  • Representing a global car air conditioner manufacturer in an investigation of cartel conduct.
  • Represented the biggest car distributor in Indonesia in an investigation of monopolization conduct.
  • Represented Meratus, a leading Indonesian shipping company, in its appeal to the District Court in relation to the Indonesia Competition Commission (“KPPU”)’s decision of price fixing allegation against Meratus and three other shipping companies. (2021)
  • Represented the Japfa Group as the defendant in the late merger filing case before KPPU, in the appeal process before the South Jakarta District Court and in the cassation in the Supreme Court;
  • Provided competition advice to companies in a variety of industries, among others, PT Bank Permata Tbk, PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk, PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk, PT Toyota Astra Motor, PT Philips Indonesia, PT Huawei Tech Investment, PT Johnson and Johnson Indonesia, PT Yusen Logistics Indonesia, PT Asahimas Chemical, PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk, Mitsubishi Chemical, Mitsubishi Rayon Co, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, NTN Corporation, Showa Corporation, JTEKT Corporation, and Mitsui Chemical.
  • Represented PT GoTo Gojek Tokopedia Tbk and its subsidiaries in KPPU merger filings in relation to the share acquisition of several companies, e.g., PT Swift Shipment Solutions, PT Kripto Maksima Koin, PT RAMA Multifinance, PT Tokopedia, Moka Technology Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Moka), PT Midtrans (Midtrans), PT Nadi Solusi Bisnis (NadiPos), PT Lintas Promosi Global (Promogo), PT Mapan Global Tech (Mapan), PT Global Loket Sejahtera ( (2018 – 2023)
  • Represented Amphenol Corporation (“Amphenol”) in KPPU merger filing in relation the merger with MTS Systems Corporation. (2022) 
  • Represented FLS Germany Holding GmbH in KPPU merger filing on the acquisition of thyssenkrupp Mining Technologies GmbH. (2022)
  • Represented SIG Group AG in KPPU merger filings on the acquisition of Scholle IPN and Pactiv Evergreen Inc.’s Asia Pacific chilled carton operations. (2022)
  • Represented Reliance New Energy Solar Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, in KPPU merger filing on the acquisition of REC Solar Holdings AS. (2022)
  • Represented SCG Packaging in KPPU merger filings in relation to the share acquisitions of PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk and Intan Group. (2021)