Andi is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has extensively represented multinational corporations and local companies in domestic and international arbitration, complex litigation proceedings, court-sanctioned debt restructuring processes (PKPU), and bankruptcy/insolvency litigation. He has represented both lenders and companies in PKPU and bankruptcy/insolvency matters. He is also well experienced in employment litigation, corporate crimes, compliance and regulatory issues in the context of investigation, and administrative law disputes with government departments and agencies (including judicial review to annul the Government's regulations). He is named as Indonesian Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year by Asian Legal Business Indonesian Law Awards (2017 and 2018).
Andi focuses his practice on bankruptcy / insolvency matters, litigation and arbitration.
Representative Legal Matters
Represented a major Indonesian shipping company, in its debt restructuring process. It was one of the biggest and the longest restructurings through suspension of payment processes in the Indonesia Commercial Courts. The restructuring also involved multi-jurisdictional proceedings, including in the US and Singapore.
Represented a major Asian oil company in ICC arbitration proceedings in relation to an oil & gas concession in the SE Asia region. The seat of arbitration is Hong Kong.
Represented an Asia-based conglomerate in various disputes concerning hostile takeover of a joint venture company in Indonesia. The dispute involved arbitration proceedings (SIAC), multiple court cases and criminal proceedings in Indonesia.
Represented a manufacturer of luxury perfumes and cosmetics in various disputes concerning termination of an exclusive distribution agreement. The dispute involved a lot of onshore and offshore litigation (Indonesia and Singapore) and arbitration proceedings (SIAC).
Represented a major Japanese financial institution in four parallel tort court proceedings concerning nullification of facility agreements in Indonesian courts. The cases were multi-party litigation cases involving more than 50 parties (both local and foreign parties).
Represented telecommunication companies in multiple class action lawsuits concerning telephone tariffs in Indonesian courts.
Represented a large-scale Indonesian retail company in arbitration proceedings (SIAC) concerning change of control of the joint venture partner under a joint venture agreement.
Represented a consortium in arbitration proceedings with respect to shareholders disputes under a shareholders agreement of an LPG plant company (BANI).
Acted for an Asia-based multi-strategy investment group to strategize a debt recovery process, including strategies to be implemented to enforce securities (including personal and corporate guarantees) effectively and to recover monies lent under a facility agreement.
Represented an Australian mining company in a judicial review against a Minister of Forestry Decree on Batang Gadis National Park.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI) - Member
- ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris - Member
- SIAC Reserve Panel - Arbitrator
University of Groningen (LL.M. cum laude) (2011)
Islamic Riau University (B.A. Law cum laude) (2001)