Lia Alizia


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Summitmas I, 16th & 17th floors
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 61-62
Jakarta 12190, Indonesia

Tel: +62.21. 252 1272 / 520 0001
Fax: +62.21. 252 2750 / 252 2751 / 252 1830


Lia Alizia is a Partner in our Corporate Commercial and Litigation department. She has been working with Makarim & Taira S. for more than 12 years. She has dealt with various corporate, commercial and litigation matters. Two of her major areas of expertise include Indonesian employment and Intellectual Property Rights related issues.

She has handled mass terminations of employment (more than 300 employees) in various industries, the resolution of disputes and the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. She has also assisted several major multinational companies by reviewing and updating their company regulations, employment agreements and/or collective labour agreements.

Lia has authored or co-authored a number of significant publications and often speaks at local and overseas seminars or training programs on Indonesian employment matters. Lia is a registered sworn translator from English to Indonesian and an Intellectual Property Rights Consultant. In addition to being a member of the Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi), she is on the committee of the International Relations Department of the Indonesian Advocates Association.

The firm regularly provides advice to multinational clients on all types of employment matters, including fixed term and permanent contracts, mass terminations/redundancies, labour unions, strikes and outsourcing, severance entitlements on mergers and acquisitions. The firm also has extensive first-hand experience in negotiations with employees and labour unions having advised a multinational bank on responding to a national strike affecting twenty branches throughout Indonesia which involved several government institutions and ended amicably. The firm has also represented multinational clients in bipartite and tripartite meetings as well as Industrial Relation Courts for redundancies and employment disputes (ie. termination of employment for either Indonesian or foreign employees).

The firm is voted as the only top Employment Law Firm in Indonesia based on Asian – MENA Counsel – In-House Community Survey 2013.

Established in 1980 by two Harvard graduates, Nono Anwar Makarim and Frank Taira Supit, Makarim & Taira S. (M&T) is one of Indonesia’s leading business law firms, offering a full range of corporate, banking, litigation and specialist legal services to national and international clients. Our longstanding reputation among policymakers, regulators, State-owned companies and world-leading industry groups provides us with unique insights into the latest government policies and industry knowledge. We guide clients through Indonesia’s complex and dynamic regulatory landscape so they can achieve their commercial goals.

We are committed to providing excellent service in a timely and commercially oriented manner. From the initial foreign investment decision to the establishment and operation of a successful Indonesian business, from dispute resolution to M&A, banking and capital market deals, M&T provides practical solutions and advice on every aspect of doing business in Indonesia.

Some of our clients have been with us since our establishment, and we have grown together with them over the years. We are honored by the trust and loyalty of our longstanding clients, which is the best proof of the quality of the services we provide.

“I am very impressed with Lia. She always gives straightforward and practical answers.”
Client (major multinational ceramic household company)