Hendra Ong is a partner of Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (now Dentons HPRP). He joined the firm in 2007 after taking his Law Master Degree (LL.M.) from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands. Hendra obtained his first law degree (S.H.) in 2004 from Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia.
Hendra has corporate and commercial legal practice experience across a wide variety of industries, as well as in the resources and infrastructure practices. He has assisted many foreign and domestic investors in forming and structuring their investment plans and corporate business activities in Indonesia.
Hendra has extensive experience in the aviation industry covering almost every legal and commercial aspect. His experience in assisting most of the aviation industry players, i.e., airlines, lessors, manufacturers, financiers, aircraft maintenance companies, enables him to view each transaction from a wider perspective. He has represented prominent airline companies, among others Indonesian national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, Sriwijaya Air, Citilink Indonesia, Tiger Airways, Pelita Air Service, Cardig Air, Pegasus Air Services, as well as GMF AeroAsia in aircraft maintenance related matters.
He has also assisted many global market leaders in aircraft leasing such as Nordic Aviation Capital, AerCap, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), Avolon, BBAM Aircraft Leasing and Management, and KV Aviation Singapore Pte. Ltd. as well as the aircraft manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd (COMAC). He has also provided legal assistance for financial institutions, such as Textron Financial Corporation, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), Investec Bank Plc., and KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH in aviation-related transactions.
In resources and infrastructure-related projects, Hendra has a broad practice covering the energy and power sectors, in which he has assisted PT Pertamina (Persero), Priamanaya Group, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical, Tbk., Ramba Energy Limited, PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk, STEAG GmbH, PT Energi Sengkang, PT Pertamina Gas, and PT Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp & Paper.
Being active in organizations, Hendra is currently a member of the Management Board of the Indonesian Air Law Society (MHU – Masyarakat Hukum Udara) and the Indonesian Independent Power Producers Association (APLSI – Asosiasi Produsen Listrik Swasta Indonesia).
Hendra is registered with PERADI (Indonesian Advocates Association) as an Advocate.