BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
Mr. Rakhmat has over seventeen years of arbitration and litigation experience. The impressive track record includes being a key member of the team which successfully won an UNCITRAL arbitration for the Indonesian Government and a SIAC arbitration for Indonesia’s biggest state-owned company, an ICSID arbitration for the Indonesian Government against a claim from a British investor, and recently an arbitration under the OIC Agreement for the Indonesian Government against a claim from a Saudi investor. He assisted airlines in litigating the claims arising out of aviation disasters during the height of unfortunate rate of incidents in Indonesia. He also successfully defended a large number of court claims to annul foreign arbitration awards. In addition to appearing before Indonesian courts, he has been acting as counsel in commercial arbitrations conducted under the Rules of ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, ICSID, BANI and the Indonesian Sharia Arbitration Board. Mr. Rakhmat also acted as secretary to tribunal in a few ICC cases.He is one of the very few Indonesians admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. A graduate of Utrecht Universiteit, the Netherlands, he regularly lectures at workshops and speaks in conferences on arbitration and some of his articles on litigation and arbitration have been published internationally. Mr. Rakhmat was admitted to the Indonesian Bar in 2007.