Donke Ridhon Kahfi, SH., MSc

Senior Partner

Mr. Donke Kahfi is one of the senior founding partners at DKMS Lawyers. Mr. Donke obtained his Bachelor in Law from Trisakti University majoring in International and Business Law. He continued his study at master’s degree in the United Kingdom and qualified an MSc in Business Management.

Prior to forming DKMS Lawyers he founded DKNS Lawyers and practiced laws at this firm. Long before spending sometime at DKNS Lawyers, he worked for several tier law firms in Jakarta and a number of international organizations such as United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the World Bank. One of his noble assignments is when he involved in tsunami rehabilitation and reconstruction activities through Badan Rehabilitas Rekonstruksi Aceh dan Nias (“BRR”) where he worked as a technical advisor for its legal unit. BRR is the government agency at ministry level established to perform post  tsunami rehabilitation and reconstruction in Aceh and Nias island. During his tenure, he advised the head of BRR on the legal aspects to numerous regulations and decrees he had produced. Besides, he assisted to mediate numerous disputes between International NGOs and their contractors.

His areas of concentrations involve infrastructures, constructions, energy, projects, regulatory and intellectual property rights. He has advised a number of Government Institutions, International Organizations, State-Owned Enterprises and Private Entities in performing legal works in those areas.

Mr. Donke is a licensed lawyer from Peradi (Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia/Indonesian Advocate Association), and a registerred Intellectual Property Consultant. In this firm he leads practice group of Projects,  Regulatory and other services.

Education and Qualification

  • Licensed Advocate by PERADI
  • Licensed Intellectual Property Rights Consultant
  • Certified Procurement Specialist
  • Master’s Degree in Business Management (MSc), Aston University Birmingham ,UK (2005)
  • Bachelor of Law Degree (SH), Trisakti  University (2001)

Bar Qualification

Indonesia

Languages

  • Bahasa Indonesia (Mother Tounge)
  • English (Excellent)
  • Japanese (N5)
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