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

Immanuel is the co-founder of Indrawan Darsyah Santoso who oversees the dispute resolution and litigation practice of the firm. He is admitted to practice in Indonesia and a registered foreign lawyer at the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).

His practice focuses on commercial cases typically arising from business transactions and commercial agreements. Immanuel is also specialized in handling maritime and shipping disputes.

Immanuel has acted at all levels of trial in Indonesian Courts, defending Indonesian and international clients in cases related to breach of contract, torts, insolvency, maritime and shipping, insurance, industrial relations 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.

Apart from being a lawyer, Immanuel is a registered receiver for bankruptcy and administrator for suspension of payments in Indonesia. He also puts substantial interest on legal academic activities. He occasionally invited to give lectures and speak at various forums.


  • 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)
  • The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA)

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