Sofie Chandra

Sofie Chandra

Senior Associate, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with A&O Shearman

Sofie has experience in banking and finance projects, general corporate matters, and telecommunications.

Before she joined Ginting & Reksodiputro, she was an intern at Melli Darsa & Co (MDC) for three months and has experience in capital market projects.

Her experience includes : - Banking and Financing - Mining and Smelter - Telecommunications

Sofie has been involved in assisting petal financing deals, acquisition finance,project finance and legal issues identification and solution for telecommunication projects. She also has experience in assisting merger and acquisition of mining and smelter companies. 

She graduated from the University of Indonesia Law Faculty in 2012. She speaks Indonesian, Mandarin and English.   


Representative matters

The lenders on a USD625m facility for PT Halmehera Persada Lygend, a subsidiary of PT Harita Jayaraya and Lygend Resources & Technology Co, Ltd for the development of a high-pressure acid leach (HPAL) nickel smelter in Indonesia. The project is the first in Indonesia to utilise HPAL technology to manufacture mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide precipitate and nickel sulphate, which are key raw materials for electric battery manufacturing. Awarded Indonesia Mining Deal of the Year at The Triple A Sustainable Infrastructure Awards 2021.

The lenders, on an USD1.6bn and IDR2.5tn syndicated loan to PT Kalimantan Aluminium Industry and PT Kaltara Power Indonesia, subsidiaries of Adaro Group. This is a corporate-style financing which will be used to finance the construction and development of aluminum smelter, a captive 1,060MW power plant and supporting infrastructure.

The mandated lead arrangers, in relation to a guaranteed syndicated facility granted to PT PSN Enam Indonesia for the purpose of refinancing the Nusantara Satu satellite. Awarded Refinance Deal of the Year – Telecoms at the IJGlobal Asia Pacific Awards 2022.

Mandiri, BCA, and SMI, as MLABs, in relation to a USD110m secured financing facility to PT Satelit Nusantara Lima for the construction and deployment of the Nusantara 5 Hot Backup Satellite.

Published Work

  • Hukumonline's NeXGen Lawyers 2021 - Sofie Chandra: Adaptation, the Key to Success in Carrying Out Various Roles

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI).



Admitted as Advocate 2017


London School of Economics – International Business Law (LL.M) 2015-2016

Bachelor of Law, University of Indonesia Law Faculty 2012


Bahasa (Indonesian), English
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.