Debu graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia in 2003. Prior joining BE Partners, he previously practiced in other major corporate law firms, such as Hutabarat, Halim & Rekan; Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro; Hiswara, Bunjamin & Tandjung; and Melli Darsa & Co.
Debu Batara Lubis has been focusing on transactions relating to corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, plantation, construction, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in various business sectors. In his M&A practice, Debu works on the wide range of domestic and international transactions which covers financing and acquisition of properties, due diligence for private and public companies and acquisition of shares in various industries such as plantation, shipping, hotels and fishery. He also has experience in wide range of advisory for establishment of direct investment, formation of branch offices, strategic joint venture, franchise, direct selling and toll manufacturing arrangement
The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firm for the 2017/2018 Editions has noted and recognized him as the recommended lawyer in Corporate M&A and Labour & Employment.
Debu is a member of the Indonesian Advocate Association (PERADI).