Denia obtained her Sarjana Hukum (Bachelor of Laws) degree from the University of Indonesia, Jakarta, majoring in business law and her Master of Laws degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2012. She is a member of the Capital Markets Legal Consultants Association (HKHPM) and the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).
Having joined Soemadipradja & Taher in 2008, Denia has acted for both Indonesian and foreign clients in a variety of projects and commercial transactions in the banking and finance, capital markets and corporate and mergers & acquisitions sectors. She has advised on domestic and foreign investment laws and structures, assisting in the preparation of due diligence investigations of companies, and advising major corporations on various legal aspects regarding limited liability companies, foreign investment, the mining industry and mining services businesses.
In the banking and finance sector, Denia has acted for both Indonesian and foreign financial institutions, assisting national and international banks on regulatory and compliance matters, and has assisted in advising international banks and financing institutions on financing in Indonesia.
Denia has been involved in projects involving multinationals such as the International Finance Corporation in matters related to financing, securities and share acquisitions, as well as taking a strong role in providing legal assistance to Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance in matters related to samurai bonds and Shariah-related sovereign sukuk.