Labour and employment
Lia Alizia is a Partner at Makarim & Taira S. and has built a reputation as a trusted advisor and litigator for multinational corporations and global brands throughout her career spanning over two decades. She has been involved in high-profile cases across various areas, including corporate, commercial, employment, restructuring & insolvency, anti-competition, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. Lia provides high-level counsel to clients across different industries and jurisdictions, particularly in complex corporate negotiations.
With her vast experience, Lia is well-versed in litigation-related issues as well as commercial, transactional, and corporate governance matters. Her expertise extends to civil matters and family law, specifically estate and succession legal issues. As a litigator, Lia adheres to strict ethical standards in representing clients before Indonesian courts and arbitration panels. More than a litigation specialist, she also advises clients on mitigating risks related to employment, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, IP enforcement, and litigation issues. A strong leader, she previously served as the firm’s Managing Partner for six years.
Lia is exemplary for her discipline, persistence, resilience, and self-driven nature. Her dedication to the legal profession and enthusiasm for continuous learning have earned her numerous awards and accolades. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer by reputable publications, such as the Legal 500 in various areas, including Labor and Employment, Antitrust and Competition, Corporate M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate. Lia is highly regarded by IFLR1000, Asialaw, and AsiaIP as a distinguished practitioner and expert in her fields. As a litigator, she is listed in the top 100 Women in Litigation Asia-Pacific and has been named a Dispute Resolution Star by Benchmark Litigation. Additionally, Lia has consistently ranked highly as an Employment lawyer for the Indonesian jurisdiction by Chamber and Partners Asia-Pacific, making the top 100 A-list lawyers in the country for five consecutive years.
Aside from her corporate work, Lia has written for several significant publications and is frequently invited to speak on her fields of expertise at local and international seminars and training programs. She serves as an Instructor Faculty at TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation and an Intellectual Property Rights Consultant. Lia is actively involved in professional organizations, holding positions such as Board Member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, Vice Head of International Affairs of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi), and is a Chairwoman of the Board of Inter-Agency Cooperation of the Indonesia Labor Law Consultants Association.