Fadjar Widjaksana Kandar, the founder of Kandar & Partners, is a legal practitioner with more than 23 years’ experience. He is recognised as a leading Indonesian lawyer in the energy and natural resources as well as infrastructure sectors.
Fadjar obtained his Sarjana Hukum (equivalent to Bachelor of Laws) degree majoring in Civil Law from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan in 1991, his Master of Laws (LL.M) specialising in International Business and Corporate Law from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1998, and his MBA in International Business from John Hopkins University in 2000.
Before establishing Kandar & Partners, Fadjar was a partner in Soemadipradja & Taher. Prior to this, he worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in its Singapore office for more than 4 years and previously for Mochtar Karuwin & Komar for more than 5 years.