Kenny Macallo is a highly experienced trial lawyer and negotiator who has been practicing since 2002. He works on a broad range of disputes, mainly focusing on criminal matters and industrial relations disputes. Kenny has assisted clients at all stages of criminal proceedings (from the police investigation to the criminal trial) with respect to various criminal matters, such as fraud, embezzlement, forgery, and unfair business competition matters. Kenny has also assisted clients in corruption investigations carried out by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
As an employment litigation lawyer, Kenny has frequently assisted clients by bringing disputing parties to the negotiation table and securing out-of-court settlements, allowing clients to effectively manage their legal costs. Kenny has also spoken at various conferences on employment disputes.
Kenny also focuses on compliance matters. His substantial experience in handling corruption cases allows him to provide not only theoretical, but also practical perspectives on compliance issues. Kenny has assisted and represented clients in conducting internal compliance audits, including anti-bribery, anti-corruption, or code of conduct investigations. He has also provided compliance training in various events, including in an event organized by PILnet, The Global Network for Public Interest Law established in New York, the United States.
Before establishing MacalloHarlin Advocates, Kenny was an Associate Partner at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, where he spearheaded the criminal, employment litigation, and compliance practice. Prior to this, he practiced with Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto (AKHH) Lawyers, a widely respected law firm in Jakarta. Kenny graduated from the Faculty of Law, Parahyangan Catholic University in 2001. He is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI).
Turangga has extensive experience in commercial disputes. He has advised clients on a variety of disputes, encompassing distributorship, shareholder, joint venture, banking and finance, consumer, and construction disputes. He has represented clients in cross-border disputes involving a number of jurisdictions, as well as complex civil cases, such as multi-party litigation and citizen lawsuit cases. He has also represented clients in various state administrative proceedings, including those concerning licensing disputes.
As a dispute lawyer, Turangga has assisted and represented clients in proceedings before domestic and international arbitration institutions, including the Indonesian National Board of Arbitration (BANI) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). He has also represented clients before the Consumer Disputes Settlement Board (BPSK).
Before establishing MacalloHarlin Advocates, Turangga was a Senior Associate at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Indonesia. Prior to this, he practiced with Gani Djemat & Partners, a prominent litigation firm in Jakarta established in 1972. Turangga graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law, Trisakti University in 2006, and obtained his master’s degree from the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore in 2009. He is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), London, UK.
John Sitepu’s practice encompasses a wide range of corporate and major projects deals. He has advised on complex acquisition, disposal, corporate restructuring, foreign investment and joint ventures transactions. John also has extensive experience in energy and natural resources and infrastructure projects including water (both under the PPP and B to B schemes), upstream and downstream oil and gas, mining, and construction.
Before joining MacalloHarlin Advocates, John was the General Counsel of Acuatico Group, a Singapore-based integrated water solutions provider. His tasks involved managing all legal related matters of the group across the Southeast Asia region. Prior to this, he practiced with Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Indonesia, and Wiriadinata and Saleh Law Offices, a widely respected law firm in Indonesia.
John received his bachelor of laws from the University of Indonesia in 2001, and his LL.M majoring in International Economic and Business Law from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, in 2012. He is a licensed attorney and a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).
Steven joined MacalloHarlin Advocates in mid-2016. He has been involved in various cases, such as state administrative disputes concerning cancellation of principal licenses, mass employment termination, distributorship disputes and criminal investigations.
Steven graduated from the Faculty of Law, Parahyangan Catholic University in 2011, and obtained his master’s degree from the same university in 2016. During his years of studying law, he practiced with the Bandung Legal Aid Institute, an organization standing under the supervision of the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (Yayasan Lembaga Bantuan Hukum Indonesia), a well-known legal aid organization in Indonesia.
Steven is a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (PERADI).
Mona is responsible for various office matters in MacalloHarlin Advocates. She graduated from Tarakanita Secretarial Academy in 1997. Mona has many years of experience working as a legal secretary in two major law firms in Jakarta, enabling her to understand the nature of legal services work and some basic legal matters. Mona speaks English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Ismail is responsible for information technology (IT) matters in MacalloHarlin Advocates. He graduated from the Faculty of Computer Science, Bina Nusantara University in 2014. His experience includes working as a software engineer in Rakuten Inc., Tokyo. Besides managing IT matters in MacalloHarlin Advocates, Ismail is doing his master’s degree in the School of Fundamental Science and Engineering at Waseda University, Tokyo. Ismail speaks Japanese, English and Bahasa Indonesia.