Ridzky, a partner of the firm, has been with ABNR since February 2008. He is recommended for Labour & Employment by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023 ed.).
Ridzky’s main areas of practice encompass commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, shipping and maritime, as well as employment matters. His experience in litigation spans a wide range of civil and commercial litigation and includes representation in legal matters as varied as shareholders and joint venture disputes, major construction, mining and plantation, oil and gas services, and entertainment. He has also acted in securities-related, banking and insurance claims, defamation and product liability cases. He occasionally represents clients in commercial-related criminal proceedings and investigation before the authorities, and is also experienced in representing clients in administrative disputes before the State Administrative Court, as well as in bankruptcy proceedings before the Commercial Court. His arbitration practice spans both domestic and international arbitrations, and he has represented clients and involved in arbitration proceedings under the auspices of BANI, SIAC and ICC.
Particularly in the field of shipping and maritime, Ridzky has been substantially involved in matters related to major collision, salvage, international sale of goods, charter party disputes, cargo claim, vessel repair and construction, sale and purchase of vessels, mortgage enforcement, insurance, carriage of goods and passengers, freight forwarding, and the arrest and detention of vessel.
His employment practice within ABNR includes drafting and review of employment contracts, employee handbooks and manuals, collective labour agreements, as well as providing advice and assistance in employment termination and negotiations including complex employment matters arising from mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and reorganisation. He has also represented clients before the employment authorities and the Industrial Relations Court in employment disputes, including disputes regarding breach of employment agreement and wrongful dismissal.
Ridzky holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Padjadjaran University, where he majored in criminal law. In 2011, he received the New Zealand - ASEAN Scholars Award (NZAS) for postgraduate studies, and in January 2013 completed his LL.M programme with honours at The University of Auckland, New Zealand, majoring in litigation and dispute resolution.