Eri Hertiawan

Eri Hertiawan

Eri is a seasoned litigator with an extensive experience in commercial disputes, alternative disputes resolution, aviation law and shipping law. In addition, he is certified as an accredited mediator by the National Mediation Centre (Pusat Mediasi Nasional) in Indonesia and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) in United Kingdom.

As an all-round litigator, Eri regularly works on high-profile tort, corporate/banking, antitrust and criminal cases. He is also highly regarded for his expertise and track record in the arbitration arena, and frequently appears before the Indonesian National Arbitration Board (BANI) and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

In addition to Eri’s extensive experience in commercial litigation, he has also made his mark in disputes involving airline clients. In the past, Eri has represented the Indonesian national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia, Air Asia and Garmin in various matters, such as tort action brought by passengers, contract breach dispute, allegation of cartel brought by the Indonesian Competition Commission (KPPU).

Eri’s track record in the alternative disputes resolution and court litigation has been recognised by various legal publications. In 2018, Legal 500 commended Eri and named the firm as a Tier 1 Firm in the Aviation and Dispute Resolution arenas and Tier 2 Firm in the Shipping arena.


  • LL.B., Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia (1992)
  • LL.M., University of Queensland, Australia (2005)

Memberships / Directorships

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the SIAC Users Council
  • Member of the Indonesian Bar Association (Peradi)
  • Member of the National Mediation Centre (Pusat Mediasi Nasional)
  • Member of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
  • Appointed as an authorised translator by the Governor of Jakarta


  • Named as "Dispute Resolution Star for Commercial and Transactions, International Arbitration" by Benchmark Litigation in 2018.
  • Recognised as "Market-Leading Lawyer for Dispute Resolution & Litigation" by Asialaw in 2017 and 2018.
  • Recognised as "Dispute Star of the Year 2015" by Asialaw in the Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Award in 2015.
  • Named as "Dispute Star" by Benchmark Asia Pacific, a directory launched by Euromoney, in 2013 and 2014.
  • Recommended for litigation and arbitration work by AsiaLaw Profiles in 2011.