|Ignatius Andy graduated cum laude in 1992 from Parahyangan Catholic University and started his legal career at Makarim & Taira S concentrating on commercial dispute resolutions and corporate commercial matters. He joined Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP), correspondent office of Baker McKenzie in Jakarta, in 1996 in the banking and finance practice group and later he played a significant role in the establishment and leadership of the HHP’s litigation practice group. He became a partner of HHP in 2001.
In July 2004, Ignatius Andy established Ignatius Andy Law Offices (IALO), which has been recognized as a prominent boutique law firm in Indonesia for years. IALO grows substantially due to the rapid expansion of its legal services and client base. IALO focuses its practice on antitrust issues, dispute resolution, as well as corporate and commercial matters. IALO’s dispute resolution and corporate commercial services include domestic and 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 an acknowledgement of the high-quality services, Ignatius Andy and IALO has received various reputable awards as a leading lawyer and law firm of the year for dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, corporate, finance and financial transaction, labour and 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, the World Bank, Coca-Cola, Carrefour, Newmont Corporation, Unilever, L’Oreal, Exxon, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Nestlé, Prudential, Manulife, IBM, Citibank, Astra International, Vale Indonesia, Sanofi – Aventis, Kraft Foods International, Indofood, Dupont, DOW Chemical, P&G, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Caterpillar, UBS, Credit Suisse AG Singapore, Telkomsel and Shopee.
Currently, Ignatius Andy is listed as an arbitrator at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the China Maritime Arbitration Commission, the Indonesian Arbitration and Mediation Centre, and a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration.