Freddy Karyadi


Freddy Karyadi, a seasoned legal and tax professional with over 25 years of experience, currently serves as a Tax Partner at Protemus Capital. Specializing in project financing, capital markets, and M&A, Freddy has gained recognition as a "Notable Practitioner" in fintech by Chambers FinTech Guide 2023. His expertise spans diverse cross-border deals, particularly in technology and fintech sectors.

Representing multinational corporations to start-ups across industries like natural resources, energy, finance, healthcare, and property, Freddy is known for providing practical business-oriented solutions. Acknowledged by prestigious publications such as Asialaw and Legal500, he has a robust litigation background, handling matters like bankruptcy proceedings in aviation, shipping, and mining.

Beyond his legal practice, Freddy is actively involved in scholarly pursuits, contributing to publications and serving on the Editorial Board of The Derivatives and Financial Instrument Journal. As a speaker at international events like IBA and IFLR, he shares his insights and conducts seminars for tech start-up communities.

Academic Qualifications:
  • University of Indonesia – Bachelor Degree in Law, graduated in 1998
  • Trisakti University – Bachelor Degree in Economics - Accountancy, graduated in 1997 (Cum Laude).
  • Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands - LLM in International Taxation Degree, graduated in 2002.
  • Peking University, PRC – MBA, graduated in 2015
  • Columbia University, USA – Summer Program – American Law, 2002


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