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Mr Swandy Halim, SH., MSc.
Mr Swandy Halim
was elected Secretary General of the ASEAN Law Association (ALA) on 18
February 2012 at the 11th General Assembly held in Bali, Indonesia.
Mr Halim is the
Founder and Managing Partner of Swandy Halim & Partners Law Firm.
He has handled a wide array of litigation cases for clients in various
industries mostly from the banking sector. His areas of expertise
include Debt Recovery and Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Debt Moratorium
and Commercial Litigation.
In the field of
education, Mr Halim frequently speaks at various seminars and workshops
held by financial institutions and universities. He currently serves as
the Head of Continuing Education of the Indonesian Advocates
Association (PERADI). He was also the founder of the Indonesian
Receivers and Administrators Association (IKAPI).
Mr Halim has been
involved in various law reform initiatives. He was appointed by the
Indonesia Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs as a member of the
delegation to the Conference on Enforcing Contracts organized by the
Ministry of Justice of Korea under the auspices of APEC. He was also
the resource person to the Indonesia Anticorruption and Commercial
Court Enhancement (In-ACCE) established by USAID. Mr Halim was also
involved in the review of several new drafts of Indonesia commercial
Prior to his election as Secretary General, Mr Halim served as Vice Secretary of ALA Indonesia.