Muhamad Kamal Fikri

Muhamad Kamal Fikri

As a key member of AHP’s dispute resolution team, Kamal has played a significant role in many of the civil, criminal and commercial cases handled by the firm for over 10 years. He has been advising and representing our clients in many potential disputes, out-of-court settlements, litigations and arbitration tribunals. Apart from his dispute resolution experience, he has also amassed considerable expertise in employment issues and corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Assegaf Hamzah & Partners in 2008, Kamal gained invaluable insight into Indonesian legal system by working as a reporter for, leading online legal journal and legal data base that covers national news from a legal perspective.

During his study at Trisakti University in Jakarta, he spent 6 months as an exchange student at Erasmus University, the Netherlands.


  • LLB (Hons), Trisakti University (2006);
  • Licensed to practice law as an advocate by the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI);
  • Complete Receivers and Administrators Education (2010); (2010)

Notable Cases & Transaction Experiences

Dispute Resolution

  • Representings a Singaporean Bank on a commercial dispute regarding Letter of Credit at the Central Jakarta District Court.
  • Representings Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a US Government Agency, at the High Court of DKI Jakarta and Supreme Court in relation to its loan in Indonesia.
  • Represents Vendor against a Lampung-based Sugar Company in the District Court of South Jakarta and Appeal Court.
  • Represented PT Indosat Tbk in a civil dispute on fiber optic cable at the District Court of West Jakarta and Appeal Courts.
  • Represented Geothermal Companies on a dispute at the Indonesian Arbitration Board;
  • Represented PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) in a defamation claim brought by Hutomo Mandala Putra and Appeal Courts.
  • Represented PT BMW Indonesia in a civil case at the District Court of West Jakarta and Appeal Courts;
  • Represented Foreign Bank in a civil suit brought by its customer related to Derivative Transactions at the South Jakarta District Court and Appeal Courts;
  • Represented PT Krakatau Bandar Samudera in International Chambers of Commerce Arbitration in relation to joint-operation with Malaysia owned company.
  • Represented Assisted Malaysian based company on the enforcement of Singapore International Arbitration Chambers award enforcement in Indonesia and Represent the company in front of at the District Court of Bekasi;
  • Represented PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk in a loan dispute with its custumer at the District Court of Bandung;
  • Represented PT NYK Line Indonesia in a case at the State Administrative Court on ship registration matter;
  • Represented PT Holcim Indonesia, a cement company in state administrative dispute at the State Administrative Court of Jakarta and Appeal Courts;
  • Represented PT Multi Nitro Kimia in lodging PKPU claim against a Coal Manufacturer at the Commercial Court.
  • Represented Garmin, Inc. in civil case at the District Court of Central Jakarta and Appeal Court.
  • Represented PT Lingga Marintama on an average shipping claim dispute at the District Court of Pangkalan Bun.
  • Represented IBRD (World Bank) in a dispute brought by the heirs of Kedung Ombo Project victims at the Semarang District Court.
  • Represented Sukhoi in relation to the 2012 airplane accident.


  • Advise and represent various companies in relation to various employment issues, e.g : recruitment, company regulation, audit in relation to possibility of fraud, redundancy, and termination of employment;
  • Represented a numbers of securities companies in various multiple Industrial disputes with their former employees;
  • Represented PT Puriampera Intiprima on an employment dispute with numbers of empoyees. The case was settle by an out-of-court negotiation.;
  • Provided legal advice to PT 701 Search on termination of high rank official;
  • Represented PT NYK Line Indonesia on employment dispute with former employee;
  • Represented PT Beiersdorf Indonesia on an employment dispute related to termination of a senior manager of the company;