Angeline Suparto, Our Founder
Angeline Suparto graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1982 with a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Upper Hons) degree. Angeline was awarded the Simon K.Y. Lee Medal in Law by ranking first in the Class of 1982 and the Baker & McKenzie Book Prize for obtaining a Distinction in Company Law. From 1982 to 1983, Angeline was a part-time demonstrator at the School of Law, University of Hong Kong. She obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Law from the University of Hong Kong in 1983 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Hong Kong as a Solicitor in March 1985. Subsequent years saw Angeline’s admittance as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (November 1988), a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (December 1989) and an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Bar (January 1991). The Singapore Academy of Law appointed her as a Commissioner for Oaths in 2001 and a Notary Public in 2006.
Angeline started practising law in 1985 and has extensive experience in advising clients on cross border transactions and in particular, the legal aspects of investments and doing business in Indonesia, legal due diligence exercises, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and shareholders' dispute resolution.
Angeline is based in Singapore and works closely with the firm’s Jakarta associated office. She travels regularly to both Jakarta and Hong Kong on client matters. An Indonesian citizen born in Hong Kong, Angeline is well-versed and fluent in her command of English, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Angeline was invited to be one of the 10-member delegation group which was received by H.E. Megawati Soekarnoputri, President of the Republic of Indonesia, after the inaugural ceremony of the Indonesia Investment Year 2003 held at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta on 27 February 2003.
Angeline is a Exco and Council Member of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation ("SMF"), the Chairman of the Public Relations and Corporate Communication Committee of SMF, the Deputy Chairman of the ASEAN Regional Business Group of the SMF, a member of the Steering Committee of Network Indonesia (for 2 terms), and a Founding Member of the Singapore Chamber of Commerce, Indonesia. She is also a member of the Hong Kong Singapore Business Association, the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and the Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore).
In April 2017, Angeline won the RISING 50 Women Empowerment Award (Excellence Award) at an event organized by Her Times and supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore to commemorate the golden jubilee of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Indonesia.
Angeline has spoken regularly on topics of Indonesian law in seminars and forums organised by various government agencies, chambers of commerce and business associations in Singapore, Indonesia, China and Hong Kong.
Apart from her legal work, Angeline was also a member of the Law Society’s bowling team and has won numerous bowling awards in various tournaments. She is also an accomplished pianist and enjoys reading and music in her spare time.