ASEAN Plus Group congratulates Partners from its member firms on being ranked in Asian Legal Business 40 under 40 list

Friday, October 27, 2017

The ASEAN Plus Group (APG) congratulates Partners from our member firms on making the Asian Legal Business 40 under 40 list.

APG congratulates:

  • Melinda Marie D’Angelus, Partner, Azmi & Associates
  • Hendra Ong, Partner, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP)

Melinda was recognised for her work in the labour and employment as well as litigation and arbitration areas. In particular, Melinda acted for an oil and gas company in an unfair dismissal claim brought by a former employee in the Industrial Court of Malaysia. Additionally, she provided legal advice on employment law and practices in Malaysia to two individuals for an ongoing arbitration in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).

Hendra has been distinguished for his experience in the resources and infrastructure practices. He acted on the restructuring of PT Mandala Airlines and represented Garuda Indonesia Airlines on its purchase of 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s aircrafts, valued at $4.9 billion at 2014 list prices. Moreover, he provided legal assistance to the Lonza Group on its $5 billion acquisition of Capsugel as well as to Sriwijaya Air on its IPO plan preparation.

The Asian Legal Business 40 under 40 list shines light on 40 outstanding legal professionals in Asia under the age of 40 who have worked on significant deals and disputes in the past year and have earned accolades from their peer, superiors and clients.

The full ranking can be viewed in the October 2017 issue of the Asia Edition of Asian Legal Business.