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Indonesia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is known for its work on complex matters for clients that include the likes of MasterCard, AIG and GE Capital. Ira Eddymurthy has a range of expertise in this space, particularly foreign investment and insurance matters. Michael Carl advised Macquarie Capital HK on the third-party purchase of non-performing loans from Bank Permata. He also assisted China Construction Bank with its acquisition of Bank Windu, and advised BCA on its bancassurance agreement with AIA. Fahrul Yusuf is also a key figure.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants has significant experience in securities law compliance regarding M&A transactions as well as capital markets transactions. Ira Eddymurthy represented Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility in its role as guarantor in the issuance of two tranches of medium-term notes. Michael Carl advised China Construction Bank on its acquisition of a stake in Bank Windu and merger with Bank Anda.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is described as the ‘go-to firm for complex transactions’ by one client. Ira Eddymurthy advised Alibaba on its acquisition of Lazada, and assisted Pertamina with its purchase of 21.98% of shares in Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama. Michael Carl is ‘a technically sound lawyer’ with ‘a practical and commercial mindset’, and he advised China Construction Bank on acquiring a 60% interest in Bank Windu.Fahrul Yusuf advised Shinhan Investment Corp on its acquisition of 99% of shares in Makinta Securities, and acted for Credo regarding a property development joint venture in Bali with Country Garden.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

Michael Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants

Michael Twomey - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants handles contentious matters for many multinational clients, with a particularly strong track record in the natural resources sector. Michael Carl represented Bank Danamon in a fees dispute with a global consulting firm, and assisted Vi Holding with a payments dispute. Dewi Savitri Reni is also a key figure and has expertise in debt restructuring and arbitration.

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants works with a number of international clients in this space. Fahrul Yusuf advised Alibaba on its purchase of a controlling stake in online retailer Lazada, and he assisted Lotte with the formation of an e-commerce platform solution and logistics service.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is headed by Fahrul Yusuf, who has significant expertise in employment documentation matters. Former practice head Richard Emmerson now works as a consultant for the firm and is based in Ottawa, Canada.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is ‘professional and prompt in its advice and assistance’ and regularly works for multinational clients on Indonesia-based projects. Michael Twomey advised Saudi Aramco on a joint venture with Pertamina for a major upgrade to the Cilacap refinery in Central Java. He also acted for BW Offshore regarding a 14-year lease of a vessel to Kangean Energy. Michael Carl advised developer China Shenhua on several major power projects in Indonesia, and assisted Guangdong Guohua with an operations and maintenance subsidiary to service the Jawa-7, 2 x 1,000MW coal-fired power plant. Dyah Soewito and Fitriana Mahiddin are also key figures.

Leading individuals

Darrell Johnson - SSEK Legal Consultants

Dyah Soewito - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Real estate
REAL ESTATE - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants has a strong track record in real estate matters, with a particular emphasis on tourism and hospitality matters.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants’ clients include the likes of Berlian Laju Tanker and Bakrie Telecom. Michael Carl has significant experience in restructurings in the natural resources sector. Newly made partner Dewi Savitri Reni primarily focuses on debt restructuring and arbitration.

Leading individuals

Michael Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants’ practice has a range of expertise in this space, with particular expertise in complex cabotage issues. Michael Twomey advised BW Offshore on the lease of a vessel to Kangean Energy. Dyah Soewito is also a key figure.

Leading individuals

Dyah Soewito - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants is regularly involved in the tax elements of transactions and restructurings. Ira Eddymurthy and Rusmaini Lenggogeni are key contacts.

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