David Harrison

Indoesia Office

Profile and Expertise

Mr. David Harrison is a Canadian lawyer who has practiced law for over 20 years. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (B. Comm.) with Honors from the University of Ottawa (1989) and a Bachelor of Law Degree (LL.B.) University of Manitoba (1994). He is licensed as Barrister & Solicitor in the province of British Columbia, Canada (1996 to present).

His work focuses mostly on acting as an in-house corporate counsel, advising on the purchase and sale of business, strategic alliance and joint venture agreements as well as acting as lead counsel for financings of private and public companies. He has acted for numerous immigrant entrepreneurs in structuring their business interests. He is also experienced in a number of energy and infrastructure projects.

David has consulted with Indonesian companies since 2008. In his work in Indonesia, David has been Foreign Legal Consultant with a Jakarta based law firm from 2014 to 2016 and is currently International Advisor to DK & Situmorang Lawyers. His focus with DKNS is to advise international clients seeking to invest in Indonesia through direct operations, acquisitions or joint ventures with local partners. His sectors of interest include environmental technologies, renewable energy, waste to energy, water production and treatment as well as agriculture. Also, together with other partners at DKNS he is involved in advising some of its projects in infrastructure and energy.


・Corporate counsel for a geothermal project developer for a 15MW power plant
・Senior legal counsel for proposed $100 million acquisition of a palm plantation company
・Advisor to international impact investment fund on convertible debt investment in Indonesia
・Corporate counsel for a number of mineral exploration companies in Indonesia and Canada;
・Lead counsel on a variety of private company purchases and sale transactions ranging from US$1 million to US$25 million
・Corporate counsel for a variety of start-up software and technology companies
・General counsel for the largest franchised debt restructuring company in Canada


・Called and licensed as Barrister & Solicitor in the province of British Columbia, Canada (1996 to present)
・Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) University of Manitoba (1994)
・Honors Bachelor of Commerce Degree
(B. Comm.) University of Ottawa (1989)

Bar Qualifications



Indonesia, English