Maurice Maulana Situmorang is a Partner with Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP). He commenced his legal career in 2007 by joining HPRP straight after graduating from Universitas Indonesia with a degree in law and was made a Partner of the firm in February 2018.
As a member of HPRP’s Corporate and Commercial practice group and the Natural Resources practice group, Maurice advises domestic and international clients operating in the plantation, forestry, mining, energy, and other resource-related sectors.
Among the significant transactions he’s been involved in, Maurice advised Hartawan Holdings Limited (now known as Wilton Resources Corporation Limited) in their listing on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Catalist through RTO (Reverse Take Over), represented Golden Land Bhd., Malaysia in the shares acquisition of several plantation companies in Indonesia; represented PT Izzisen International in the sale of majority shares of its subsidiary companies to a major Chinese State Owned controlled company in Singapore; represented a Malaysian public company in a joint venture transaction with Singapore based companies which control vast land banks in Sulawesi island; represented NPC Resources Bhd., Malaysia in the shares acquisition of several plantation companies in Indonesia as well as a joint venture with CStone Financial Holdings Ltd. regarding management and control of vast oil palm plantation operational projects and land banks through complex transaction structures.
Other major transactions include representing Pusat Investasi Pemerintah (PIP) – a Government institution, as the buyer in the divestment of shares in PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara – a major nickel Contract of Work (COW) holder, and representing PT Pertamina (Persero), Tbk. in relation to the restructuring of subsidiary and joint venture companies related to PT Pertamina (Persero). Maurice’s representation in the above cases included leading negotiations, overseeing the legal due diligence exercises, conducting and supervising legal research, memorandums, and opinions, as well as providing day to day legal advice to his clients.
Maurice is registered with PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association) as an Advocate.