Aston Goad

Aston Goad

Counsel, Jakarta

Email aston.goad@​

Phone +62 21 2788 7920

Fax +62 21 2788 7990

LanguagesEnglish, Dutch

Practice groupCorporate

"He tends to be very open and pragmatic. He’s able to understand the commercial impact and is thus able to move forward on some of the less important legal items."

Chambers, 2013

Aston Goad puts the needs of the business first and aligning legal basis and protection accordingly. Not only is he pragmatic, he is experienced and versatile for having worked in an international environment extensively.

He has on the ground experience in three continents (Europe, North America and Asia) and involved in matters spanning the globe. He is fully licensed to practice as a foreign lawyer in Indonesia (PERADI) and admitted to the bar in The Netherlands.

He has a proven track record in leading a variety of transactions, including M&A transactions, joint ventures, Venture Capital/Private Equity and green field investments. He has relevant experience in commercial, employment, finance and IT/tech related matters gained as a corporate lawyer.

Education and admissions


LL.M., University of Groningen, 2002

Bar admissions and qualifications

Dutch Bar

Registered as a foreign lawyer with PERADI (Perhimpunan Advocate Indonesia/Indonesian Advocate Association)

Representative experience

Counsel to MP Evans on the acquisition of a holding company, indirectly owning a 8,240 Ha palm oil plantation in Indonesia.

Advisor to Singapore International School Jakarta on its merger with the location of Raffles Christian School.

Advising Elsevier on the structuring of its Indonesian business.

Acting for a prime logistics provider in Asia in the formation of a USD 110 million joint venture with an Indonesian supply chain solution provider.

Advisor to Kuehne + Nagel's subsidiary Naku Freight Indonesia on its business structure in Indonesia.

Counsel to an Australian nutritional company in the establishment of its joint venture with a leading pharmaceutical company in Indonesia.

Advising a Chinese energy company on existing and potential energy projects in Indonesia.

Advising Lockheed Martin on the procurement of high value and high tech equipment for an Indonesian bank.

Advisor to India’s largest paint manufacturer in the establishment of its greenfield operation and manufacturing facilities in Indonesia.

Assisting Ariston Thermo in establishing the company's activities in Indonesia.

Latest thinking and events

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Global media and communications quarterly - Autumn 2017

Blog Post

PE in Indonesia – a vibrant market

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