Chadri Jurnalis, S.H.



Practice Areas :
Corporate and Commercial
Financial Services
Resources and Infrastructure

Chadri Jurnalis is a Partner of HANAFIAH PONGGAWA & PARTNERS (HPRP). He joined the firm in 1995 and was made a Partner in 2004. Prior to joining HPRP, Chadri was in charge of the legal department in a private bank where he gained extensive knowledge and experience in finance and banking.

With his extensive knowledge in financial services related matters, Chadri has been playing key roles in a wide range of major transactions involving banks and non-bank financial institutions, both domestic and international corporations, among others: Bank Indonesia, PT Bank Mizuho Indonesia, PT Bank OCBC NISP, Tbk., PT Bank Syariah Mandiri, PT Bank Standard Chartered Indonesia, Jakarta Branch of Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited, ICD Islamic Development Bank (Islamic Corporation For the Development of Private Sector), and The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).

Chadri has a depth of experience in dealing with sharia related transactions. He has assisted significant deals with several clients who have brought him and the firm to achieve awards.

Furthermore, Chadri has also represented clients from multiple industries covering plantations, mining, steel, manufacturing, construction, and consumer goods for various legal works including M&A, restructuring, and divestment, such as: PT Krakatau Steel (Persero), Tbk., PT Total Bangun Persada, Tbk., PT Kutilang Paksi Mas, PT Borneo Pacific, PT Anugrah Bara Kaltim, Crest Maritim Chartering Indian Ocean Ltd., and Reliance Group.

Chadri graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree (S.H.) from Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia. He continued his studies at the Department of Management in the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Chadri is registered in PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association) as an advocate. He is also registered in Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK / Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – previously known as BAPEPAM-LK / Capital Market and Financial Institutions Supervisory Board) as an Indonesian Capital Market Legal Counsel.


For his outstanding work, Chadri has received awards and accolades from international institutions, among others:

  • Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” by Asialaw Profile 2016 and 2017 editions in Banking & Finance and Project & Infrastructure practices
  • Listed as a “Asialaw Recommended Individual” in Asialaw Profile 2016 edition.
  • Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” by Asialaw Profile 2015 editions in Banking & Finance practice