Muhammad Karnova



Location: Jakarta


Muhammad Karnova, a renowned partner at GHP Law Firm, boasts over two decades of corporate transactional expertise. His areas of expertise include corporate/commercial matters such as M&A, joint ventures, and foreign investments, as well as corporate finance matters such as ECM/DCM and structured finance. Karnova has also garnered a reputation in the energy and natural resources sectors, and has experience assisting Indonesian state-owned enterprises with corporate governance, procurement, and business development initiatives.

In addition to representing multinational corporations, Karnova has also worked with global investment banks, accounting firms, and private equity houses in Indonesia. He has been recognized by various legal media publishers, including IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers & Partners, for his exceptional negotiation skills and expertise in the mining sector.

Before joining GHP Law Firm, Karnova served as a partner at a top-tier, internationally affiliated Indonesian law firm and was seconded to the Singapore offices of the firm. He holds a law degree from University of Padjajaran and has completed CFA trainings at BINUS Business School. Karnova is a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI).

Industries: Energy and Resources / Infrastructure

Practice Areas: Banking and Finance / Corporate and M&A / Mega Projects and State Owned Enterprises