Mr. Ignatius Andy graduated cum laude in 1992 from Parahyangan Catholic University and started his legal career at Makarim & Taira S concentrating in commercial dispute resolutions and corporate commercial matters. He joined Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (“HHP”), correspondent office of Baker Mckenzie in Jakarta, in 1996 in banking & finance practice group and later he played significant role in establishment and leadership of the HHP’s litigation practice group. He became partner of HHP in 2001.
In July 2004, Ignatius Andy established Ignatius Andy Law Offices (“IALO”), which has been recognized as prominent boutique law firm in Indonesia for years. IALO grows substantially due to rapid expansion of its legal services and clients base. IALO focuses its practice on anti-trust issues, dispute resolution, as well as corporate and commercial matters. IALO’s dispute resolution and corporate commercial services include domestic/international and complex civil and commercial proceedings, bankruptcy, suspension of payment, business competition judicial proceedings, domestic and international arbitration, debt restructuring and corporate and commercial transactions.
As acknowledgement of the high quality services, Ignatius Andy and IALO has received various reputable awards as leading lawyer and law firm of the year for dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration/alternative dispute resolution, corporate, finance/financial transaction, labor/employment, business competition, by among others Asialaw Leading Lawyer, Chambers Asia Pacific, Corporate-INTL, Asian-Mena Counsel, Monthly Finance Global Awards, Legal Comprehensive, DealMakers, M&A Global Rankings, Global Law Experts and Lawyers World Law Award.
During his professional practice, Ignatius Andy has been representing and assisting numerous clients e.g. Danone, Procter and Gamble (P&G), World Bank, Coca Cola, Carrefour, Newmont Corporation, Unilever, L’Oreal, Exxon, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Nestlé, Prudential, Manulife, IBM, Citibank, PT Astra International Tbk, PT Vale Indonesia Tbk, Sanofi – Aventis, Kraft Foods International, Indofood, Dupont, DOW Chemical, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Caterpillar, UBS, Credit Suisse AG Singapore, Telkomsel and Shopee.
Currently, Mr. Ignatius Andy is listed as Arbitrator at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), China Maritime Arbitration Commission, Indonesian Arbitration and Mediation Centre (PAMI), Borneo International Center for Arbitration and Mediation (BICAM), and alternate member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration.