Fabian Buddy Pascoal is a partner and one of the founding members of HANAFIAH PONGGAWA & PARTNERS (HPRP). Joining HPRP in 1992, he was made a Partner in 1999.
Fabian graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree (S.H.) from the University of Indonesia in 1992, and was awarded a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) by the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, USA in 1998.
Furthermore, Fabian is a registered Advocate in PERADI (Indonesian Advocate Association), holds a license as an Indonesian Capital Market Legal Counsel issued by the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK / Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – previously known as BAPEPAM-LK / Capital Market and Financial Institutions Supervisory Board), and is also a registered as an Indonesian Intellectual Property Consultant before the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights, Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia.
As a leading figure in HPRP, Fabian has played an important role in a wide range of significant transactions involving both domestic and international business in various types of work such as foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and debt restructuring, real estate, intellectual property rights, commercial litigation including arbitration, mining, and plantations, and also served as Indonesian law expert witness for a number of cases in the Singapore courts. PT Pertamina (Persero), PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero), Sinarmas Group, Sugico Graha Group, Atlas Copco Group, Bridgestone Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Diebold Inc., China Sonangol International (S) Pte. Ltd., Graham Packaging L.P., Keppel Land Group, and Red Bull Group, are some clients whom Fabian has assisted.
Fabian was one of the contributors to Asia Globe Magazine, a well-known Indonesian English language magazine and World Business Book – an annual business book published by World Bank, Washington D.C. He is also a regular speaker at legal and other forums, seminars, and workshops held by the government, associations, and corporations, both domestic and international.
In business organizations, Fabian is an active member of the United States of America Executive Commitee at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In diplomatic circles, Fabian now serves as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Albania to Indonesia. In community services, Fabian is also a member of the Board of Management of Pondok Indah Don Bosco Foundation, and a member of The Board of Trustees of Gereja Kristen Indonesia Pondok Indah Tirtamarta Foundation. He has also been a lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Karawaci, Indonesia.
For his outstanding work, Fabian has received awards and accolades from international institutions, among others:
- Named as a “Leading Lawyer” in practices of Corporate / M&A and Financial Services Regulatory by IFLR 1000 2015, 2016, and 2017 editions.
- Listed as a “Asialaw Recommended Individual” in Asialaw Profile 2016 edition
- Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in Practice of Corporate / M&A by Asialaw Profile 2015, 2016, and 2017 editions