Legal education can be traced back its roots to the founding of the first law school in Jakarta (RHS – Recht Hoge School) in the Netherlands East Indies era. One of the most important goals of the establishment of law schools is to create law graduates who not only understand the written law, but also the living law in the community, and wherever it is possible to apply the law to the best interests of the community. One of the real form of to practice the law is to participate actively in the legal profession. The legal profession in Indonesia is quite diverse, such as judges, prosecutors, lawyers, notaries, arbitrators, mediators, clerks, legal counsel of capital markets, and curator. But unfortunately most legal scholars in Indonesia prefer to be an advocate for various reasons. These conditions resulted that other legal professions are lack of human resources due to lack of interest to take part in the profession.
Therefore, it is important to look beyond the advocate profession. Therefore, hukumonline.com hold a discussions under the theme “alternative legal profession”. The discussion is intended specifically for Law Students, especially those new students who need information about the world of the legal profession in order to prepare themselves before getting into the real world. This discussion is also expected to broaden the view of the legal profession who are not known by the Law Students.
This discussion will present a well-known speakers such as Dr. Mohammed Idwan Ganie, SH, LL.M., a Partner at Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo firm, or he is known as Kiki Ganie. Kiki Ganie is an arbitrator who often served to settle legal disputes in the case of the sports world. M. Idwan Ganie will tell how his experience as an arbitrator, including important information about the terms of arbitration as to the arbitrator, arbitration proceedings, and so forth. Other important speakers is Eryanto Nugroho, SH, LL.M, a researcher at the Indonesian Center for Law and Policy Studies (PSHK). Eryanto Nugroho will tell how the work of a researcher, how important the research profession, and what capabilities must be owned by a researcher. And the last speaker is Melli Darsa, SH, LL.M, a founder of the law firm Melli Darsa & Co. She is currently serves as Chairman of the ILUNI. In this discussion Melli Darsa will share a variety of information about the legal profession that many alumni FHUI cultivated. This discussion will be moderated by Razak Asri, Editor in Chief of hukumonline.com. Interested? Please come to the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Depok at Wednesday, 12th September 2012, from 13:30 to 15:00
How to get here (see the route map)
From Tangerang take the Brown Line and go to Duri then change to Yellow Line, please wait at platform 2 and take the Yellow Line heading to Depok and Bogor then stop at Universitas Indonesia station go to the south and take 6 minutes walk
From Bekasi take the Blue Line and transit in Manggarai and wait at platform 6 and take the Red Line or Yellow Line heading to Depok and Bogor then stop at Universitas Indonesia station go to the south and take 6 minutes walk