We set out below the curriculum vitas of our team members.
Pascal Andreas Hutasoit (Managing Partner)
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Pascal is a founding Partner of MAGNUS. He received his Advanced Master of Law Degree (LL.M Adv) from Leiden University, the Netherlands, under the Advanced Master of International Civil and Commercial Law program in 2015. He received his Bachelor of Law Degree from Atma Jaya University, Jakarta Indonesia in 2010, specializing in economic and business law.
Pascal has substantial and unique experience both as the attorney and in-house counsel of a business institution in Indonesia. He started his practice as an in-house counsel for a local mining company. Since resigning as part of the legal staff, he joined one of Indonesia’s most renowned corporate law firms, for approximately seven years. During his time, he was mostly in charge of assisting and representing foreign clients and investors in both cross border transactions and domestic legal matters. Having studied and graduated in Leiden, the Netherlands, at one of the best law schools in Europe also played a significant role in assisting the firm’s foreign clients.
In 2017, he decided to resign from his position at the firm and subsequently established his own corporate law firm. After more than a year, Pascal decided to resign as Managing Partner, to pursue his vision of establishing his own firm with broader line of legal practice with the current partners in MAGNUS.
Pascal has extensive experience in various cross border transactions, foreign direct/indirect capital investment, merger & acquisitions, energy and natural recourses, corporate restructuring and insolvency, and employment. He also has extensive experience in leading numerous legal due diligence and legal audits on business companies engaged in a wide range of industries such as mining, telco, automotive industry, information technology (IT), tourism, etc.
Gilang Mursito Aji (Partner)
Aji was previously an Associate (Head of Corporate and Commercial Law Division) at A.M. Oktarina Counsellors at Law, Jakarta. He joined the firm as an Associate since 2017 and he was in charge to supervise the other subordinate lawyers. Subsequently, he joined Bayuputra Hutasoit Ganie as a Senior Associate in 2018. During his time as Senior Associate at BHG, he was the go-to lawyer for Corporate and Commercial transactions and has had the opportunity to assist some of the most notable clients in Indonesia. Together with Pascal and Marco, he founded Magnus Law Offices in 2019, with the aim of providing higher quality legal services to his clients.
Aji has been handling transactions relating to corporate and commercial law, finance, land and property, mining, digital technology, intellectual property, foreign investment, company establishment, employment, and capital market.
Aji graduated from the Faculty of Law of Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia in 2013, specializing in commercial law. In 2015, he obtained his Advanced Master of Laws degree under International Civil and Commercial Law Advanced Master Program from Leiden University, The Netherlands.
Marco Kumar (Partner)
Marco is Founding Partner of MAGNUS, he has a solid background for disputes and litigation case including but not limited to Land acquisitions and Property Law, Labor Disputes, Intellectual Property Disputes, Environmental Law, Breach of Contract, Tort, and Criminal Law. He successfully assisted one of the most complex land and agrarian case that involved more than 30 parties for a total of 160.000m2 of disputed land.
He obtained his extensive experience by being an attorney in several law firms and had also acted as an in-house counsel for one of the biggest property companies in Indonesia. He previously acted as Head of Litigation at a renowned Law Firm and was in charge of handling all of the litigation cases in the firm. In 2019, he established MAGNUS and aims to provide a more hands on and comprehensive legal services.
Marco received his Bachelors of Law Degree from Atma Jaya University, Jakarta Indonesia in 2012, specializing in Private law. He is registered as a licensed advocate of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) and is also a board member of PERADI Tangerang.
Richmond Cosmas Tobias (Managing Associate)
Cosmas is a Managing Associate at MAGNUS. He has an extensive background for dispute resolution and litigation cases including but not limited to Bankruptcy/Insolvency, Commercial Arbitration, Contractual Disputes, General Commercial Litigation, Compliance/Anti-Corruption/Anti-Bribery & Internal Investigation, Administrative Law, Debt Restructuring, Family & Marital Law, and Labor and Employment Law. He successfully represented one of the biggest drilling companies in Indonesia with respect to debt collections under a cooperation scheme of renewable power plants with a value of IDR104 Billion and succeeded in representing the company in the Suspension of Debt Payment Obligation (PKPU) petition from creditors as a sub-contractor.
He obtained his extensive experience by being an attorney in several law firms in Indonesia. He previously acted as Associate at a corporate and litigation firm in Jakarta, and was in charge of handling all of the firm’s litigation cases. In 2019, he joined MAGNUS and has since successfully lead, won and settled a number of litigation cases.
Cosmas received his Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Lampung, Bandar Lampung, specializing in Private law. He is also registered as a licensed advocate of Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).