Muhammad Riza

Managing Partner


Bahasa Indonesia, English


LL.B.; University of Indonesia


Licensed Advocate of Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi)


RIZA is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of BRAVA & RIZA advocates. He has been practicing law for more than a decade. His main areas of practice are litigation & dispute resolution, insurance, corporate & commercial, construction, hospitality, and employment. Riza also has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings both in Indonesia and Singapore, primarily in commercial disputes. Prior to found BRAVA & RIZA Advocates, Riza was a lawyer at Adnan Buyung Nasution & Partners where he was trusted to handle many complex matters with various range of businesses.


Some notable projects he had involved in include:


i) assisting an Employee of Indonesian Directorate General of Taxes at the Police Force of the Republic of Indonesia and District Court of South Jakarta with regard to a white-collar case totaling in the amount of more than IDR 100 billion;


ii) acting for PT Danamon International in District Court up to Supreme Court concerning the default on the capital loan agreement with claims totaling over IDR 500 billion;


iii) acting for international companies in international arbitration under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) concerning the default of sales & purchase of shares worth more than USD 185 million;


iv) assisting Indonesian largest dredging company in contract negotiation for Tangguh LNG Project of BP Berau Ltd worth around IDR 100 billion;


v) assisting the largest cement company in Sumatera - Indonesia related to its largest cement factory construction matters;


vi) assisting many multinational insurance companies, both general insurance, and life insurance, with a wide range of line businesses such as casualty, marine, property, auto and unit link;


vii) assisting the Indonesian business practitioner at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and Corruption Court at the District Court of Central Jakarta with regard to the bribery case of the Director-General of Sea Transportation; and


viii) assisting many Indonesian private clients, individuals and families, related to their business, investment, family matter and also philanthropic activities.


Riza obtained his Sarjana Hukum (Bachelor of Laws) degree from the University of Indonesia majoring in Litigation and obtained his advocate license under the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) thereafter.