Kanya Satwika

Kanya Satwika is our exclusively recommended Islamic Finance expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kanya directly using the contact details listed above.

Kanya Satwika joined Assegaf Hamzah & Partners in May 2003, having earlier served as a paralegal with a number of other topflight Jakarta law firms. Prior to commencing her career as a practicing lawyer, she also worked with the Tifa Foundation, a non-governmental organisation focused on promoting open government and good governance.

Since moving to AHP, Kanya has gained a reputation as one of Jakarta’s most promising young lawyers in the energy and mining sectors, and has been intimately involved in several power-plant projects being developed as part of the Indonesian government’s power sector expansion program, while at the same time also playing a leading role in a number of renewable energy initiatives. In addition, she has amassed considerable experience in the rapidly developing Islamic finance field. In fact, she was one of the leading lights in arranging the legal aspects of Indonesia’s first sovereign global Islamic bond in 2009.

Kanya holds a bachelor of law degree, majoring in transnational law, from the University of Indonesia, and an LL.M in oil and gas law in 2013 from the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom. She has an advocate’s professional training certificate from the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI), of which she is also an active member. While at university, she was an active member of the English Debating Society and the International Law Mooting Society, and represented the University of Indonesia in numerous competitions, both at the domestic and international levels.

Kanya Satwika has a deep interest in promoting legal education in Indonesia, and to this end regularly provides coaching to University of Indonesia law students on the finer points of legal debating.

Firm Overview:

We are a full-service law firm that was founded by Fikri Assegaf and Chandra Hamzah in 2001. Since then, we have grown rapidly, gaining a reputation for innovation, commercial acumen and for putting our clients at the forefront of all that we do.

Currently with 17 partners and 96 other fee earners, the Firm’s members all have extensive experience representing a wide variety of blue-chip corporate clients, high-net-worth individuals, and governmental and international organisations.