Irfan Ghazali is a graduate of the University of Indonesia with a Bachelor's degree in Law (S.H.). Irfan began his career as an associate in a boutique law firm in Jakarta, where he was involved in, among others, various general corporate practices including a series of restructuring transactions in the era of Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency.
After several years, Irfan joined Makes & Partners Law Firm. His areas of expertise include capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. Irfan has a vast experience in various Indonesian capital market transactions, including mergers and acquisitions of reputable publicly listed companies.
Notable transactions that he was involved in are, the Initial Public Offering of PT Krakatau Steel (Perseroan) Tbk, PT Golden Energy Mines Tbk, PT Agung Podomoro Land Tbk, PT Harum Energy Tbk., and PT MNC Sky Vision Tbk. He was also involved in various corporate financing transactions, including that of PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk, PT Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia, PT Permata Energy Resources, and the debt restructuring of the prominent Charoen Group.
Irfan is a lecturer at the International Class Program of the Faculty of Law of University of Indonesia and also holds regular class in the Faculty of Law of University of Pelita Harapan.
He is also a member of the Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi) and of the Association of Capital Markets Legal Consultants (HKHPM). Irfan has also been recently selected as one of the leading lawyers in Indonesia for Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions by the IFLR 1000, 2014 edition. He is also a recommended lawyer for Capital Markets by the Legal 500, 2014 edition. Outside of work, Irfan enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.