Mochamad Kasmali

Mochamad Kasmali


Email [email protected]​

Phone +62 21 2788 7921

Fax +62 21 2788 7990


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Mochamad Kasmali (Kasmali) is an accomplished lawyer in the energy and resources sector, with a wealth of experience and knowledge in mining, oil & gas, power, environmental, forestry, land, and employment matters. Kasmali has established and longstanding relationships with clients in Indonesia and Southeast Asia and a well developed network of contacts in the energy and resources industry, including with industry players and government officials.

Kasmali’s main areas of practice includes energy & natural resources – M&A and regulatory requirements relating to business licence, forestry and environmental matters, real estate development – land due diligence, M&A and JVA in the sector, and construction related matters, general corporate, including FDI, M&A and employment.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Kasmali was the Managing Partner of one of the leading law firms in Jakarta. Kasmali also worked at Newmont Indonesian subsidiary companies as Senior Corporate Counsel for almost 10 years. He gained considerable commercial experience and technical expertise involved in day-to-day mining operations, environmental and forestry issues, and employment matters.

Awards and recognitions


Projects & Energy – Indonesia, Leading Individual
Chambers Asia Pacific

Education and admissions


Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Denver, 2009

Bachelor of Laws, Airlangga University, 1995


Licensed Advocate and a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)

Representative experience

Advised coal and minerals mining industry clients on regulatory requirements and permit issues (including securing Mining Business Permits under the mining law).*

Advised foreign investors (across a range of sectors) on their M&A transactions in Indonesia*

Advised Indonesian SOE (oil & gas) and its subsidiaries, on various downstream matters, including drafting a number of transportation and the sale of compressed natural gas contracts*

Advised Japanese real estate developers on their respective real estate business and the development of real estate projects in Indonesia*

Advised oil & gas companies on their M&A transactions (oil and gas sector) and potential investments in oil & gas blocks PSC.*

Advised HKTV in its investment in its subscribing minority shares in Kalbe Group, an Indonesian company engages in healthcare and nutrition e-commerce platform.   

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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