MDC was founded in 2002 by Melli Darsa who holds a law degree from the University of Indonesia (1990) and a Master of Law Degree from Harvard Law School (1994). Ms. Melli Darsa has practiced law in Indonesia since 1990 and was admitted by the New York State Bar Association in 1996.

Prior to establishing MDC, Ms. Melli Darsa was an international partner in one of the Global Law Firm active in Indonesia. Ms. Darsa also has prior legal working experience in other top tier law firms in Indonesia and in the United States.

MDC is an “independent" Indonesian firm which has an established working relationship with a number of top tier international law firms that has provided the firm with a platform for international expertise and best practice across all leading jurisdictions. The firm is structured on a two-tier partnership system made of Senior and Junior (Jr) Partners, with a mission to provide responsive high value services through the provision of cutting edge legal solution and to support and facilitate legal development in Indonesia.

Our core value foundations centers in providing excellent legal services, putting client needs and priority first, continuously improving our legal services and doing business ethically.