Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi is the Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Power Industry Group, specializing in international project development and finance transactions. Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi has more than two decades of project development and finance experience, which includes the representation of governments, owner / developers, sponsors, commercial lenders, multilateral agencies, and government export credit agencies on a wide range of projects, including many of the Asian region’s landmark oil and gas, petrochemicals, mining, power, and infrastructure projects.
Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi has significant expertise in the Indonesian oil and gas sector, having advised oil majors, foreign investors, the Indonesian government, state-owned entities, PT Pertamina (Persero), the Indonesian Ministry of Mines and Energy, and the Indonesian oil and gas upstream regulatory agency, BPMIGAS, on Indonesia’s largest oil and gas and petrochemical projects.
Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi also has regional corporate experience and has been involved in structuring and completing cross border joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and private entity investments for US and other international clients on a variety of structured transactions involving multiple jurisdictions. She has advised debtors and creditors on several of the largest and most complex debt restructuring in Asia.
Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi is a highly regarded practitioner and is consistently recognized in legal and financial publications as a leading lawyer for project development and finance work. She is ranked in the top tier for projects in Indonesia and Singapore by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018. The guide notes that Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi is “very well known in the market, with peers remarking that her clients rely heavily on her.” Ms. Tjia-Dharmadi is also named in International Financial Law Review and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific as a recommended lawyer for project finance, as well as in Who's Who Legal in Singapore as one of the leading attorneys in the area of oil and gas. She was recently named Best in Energy & Natural Resources by the Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards.