Rio Lassatrio is a founder and partner at LHBM.
He obtained his law degree from Parahyangan Catholic University and master of law degree from T.C Beirne School of Law of the University of Queensland. Prior to establishing LHBM, he has worked as a corporate lawyer in other prominent Indonesian firms. He was named as Indonesia’s Rising Star for 2019 by the Asian Legal Business and was chosen by his clients as Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2012 based on Asialaw Profiles Survey 2012.
His field of work and interest includes merger and acquisition, general corporate, employment, projects and infrastructure, and commercial litigation.
With more than a decade of practice experience, Rio specialises in projects and infrastructure, healthcare, M&A and commercial litigation. During his career, he has acted as Indonesian counsel and Indonesian conglomerate group in relation to the entry of syndicated financing documents on Sarulla Geothermal Power Project, worth in a maximum aggregate amount of $1.12 billion. He has also represented an Indonesian EPC company in relation to the construction of 150 kV/20 kV transmission lines and substations facility at Kota Bukit Indah Industrial Estate, Karawang with consideration amount of more than $22 million. Additionally, he has represented an Indonesian construction company as a sub-contractor in relation to the construction of 500kV transmission line from Cilamaya, West Java to the Cibatu Baru as part of the Jawa-1 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant (1,760 MW) project. He has also represented a joint-venture company between state-owned company and japan based company in the construction of New Steel Bar and Steel Section Mill, with consideration amount of approximately $1.9 billion. Rio has also represented a listed trading company based in Japan acquisition of shares in an Indonesian trading company, and a listed financial services company based in Japan, in its proposed acquisition of shares of an Indonesian financial services company.
“I am the lead international outside counsel for a corporation that has used Mr. Lassatrio and his firms' services for years,” says H Jay Kallman, a U.S.-based attorney. “I have hired and supervised numerous Indonesian law firms on behalf of my client, and have found Mr. Lassatrio and his firms far and away the best, on par in terms of quality of work with the most elite law firms in my home country of the United States. I provide them with my unqualified recommendation to those seeking legal representation in Indonesia.”