Immanuel is a litigation attorney with over 15 years of experience.

Immanuel is co-founder of Indrawan Darsyah Santoso. He oversees the dispute resolution and litigation practice of the firm.

His practice focuses on commercial cases typically arising from high-value commercial agreements and transactions. Immanuel also has a specialization in handling maritime and shipping disputes.

Immanuel has acted at all levels of trial in Indonesian courts including District Courts (for general disputes), Commercial Courts (for bankruptcy and suspension of payments), and Industrial Relations Courts (for employment disputes), defending Indonesian and international clients in cases relating to debt recovery, torts, insolvency, maritime and shipping, insurance, and other business-related contentious matters. He also acted for clients in domestic and international arbitration.

Immanuel started his legal practice as a pupil in 2004 at a prominent litigation law firm in Jakarta and admitted to the bar in 2007. Before co-founded Indrawan Darsyah Santoso, he practiced law with one of the largest law firms in Indonesia where he helped to establish dispute resolution practice of that firm.

Aside from practising law, Immanuel has a substantial interest on legal academic. He occasionally invited to give lectures and speak at various forums.

Immanuel is a registered receiver/administrator for bankruptcy and suspension of payments in Indonesia. He is also a registered foreign lawyer at the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).


  • University of Indonesia (S.H.)
  • University of Groningen, the Netherlands (LL.M.)


  • Indonesian Advocates Association (PERADI)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Association of Indonesian Receivers and Administrators (AKPI)

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