Dony Murdono



Faculty of Law, Airlangga University (SH) ; Faculty of Law of University Of New South Wales, Australia (Lex Legibus Master)

Practice Area

Merger and Acquisition, Mining and Natural Resources, Electricity, Energy, Oil and Gas, Media, General Corporate

Dony Murdono established MLO in early 2009. Prior to establishing MLO, Dony had been entrusted in dealing with a number of corporate, merger and acquisition,along with energy and natural resources transactions for more than a decade. He graduated from Airlangga University in 1997 and obtained his master degree majoring in corporate and commercial law from University of New South Wales, Australia in 2000.

His role as in-house legal counsel and his extensive experiences as a lawyer in handling projects representing local and multinational company makes Dony has a strong understanding and unique insights specifically into merger and acquisition transaction in the energy sector by creating an innovative investment structures without prejudice to the risk mitigation and the aspect of effectiveness.

Dony has assisted the prospective shareholders of independent power producer in fulfilling licenses and other requirements for the purpose of conducting expansion of coal fired steam power plant project as well as state owned enterprise in the electricity area during negotiation, advising and drafting the power purchase agreement of various power plant basis. His understanding of bank credit and risk management gives advantages in representing a broadcasting company on the matter of shares acquisition along with project financing in the amount equivalent to more than 900 billion Rupiah.

Dony lead MLO team in conducting Legal Audit and Compliance (LALC) on more than a hundred of mining and plantation companies in Indonesia for the interest of United Nations.

Dony is registered as licensed advocate in Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI) and member of the Association of Capital Market Legal Consultants (HKHPM).


2009 to the present             Founder and Partner of Nah’r Murdono Law Office

2007 – 2009                         Indonesian Partner for Rodyk & Davidson LLP

2005 – 2007                         Legal Manager of Indika Energy Group

2001 – 2004                         Lawyer of Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo

1998 – 1999                         Lawyer of Gani Djemat & Partners