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Indonesia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

Acting primarily for international financial institutions, the banking team at SSEK Legal Consultants specialises in restructurings and providing regulatory advice. Western Union, AIG and China Construction Bank are among the group’s clients. Founding partner Ira Eddymurthy heads the practice.

Leading individuals

Ira Eddymurthy - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants specialises in capital markets compliance relating to M&A and foreign ownership in Indonesian corporates. Ira Eddymurthy heads the practice, and Michael Carl advised Louis Dreyfus Commodities Indonesia on compliance with Indonesia’s mandatory divestment requirements.

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’ department has built a reputation acting for blue-chip clients with an interest in entering the Indonesian market. Ira Eddymurthy advised GlaxoSmithKline on the restructuring and acquisition of Sterling Products Indonesia. Michael Twomey and Jonathan Streifer have considerable experience in the natural resources sector.

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

The litigation department at SSEK Legal Consultants draws a considerable amount of work from disputes arising out of insolvency matters. In other work, Darrell Johnson is acting for Jakarta Intercultural School in a highly publicised sexual assault suit.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

Headed by Richard Emmerson, SSEK Legal Consultants’ department is experienced in a full range of labour and employment matters, including advising on plant closures. Rolls-Royce and BlackBerry are among the group’s clients.

Leading individuals

Richard Emmerson - SSEK Legal Consultants

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IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants has been assisting multinational corporations with entering into Indonesia’s nascent e-commerce and telecoms sectors. Ira Eddymurthy is particularly active in the practice. Richard Emmerson acts for clients such as BlackBerry.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants provides ‘professional and considered advice’ to clients with interests in natural resources, power and infrastructure. Dyah Soewito, Michael Twomey and Darrell Johnson are among the team’s ‘excellent commercial lawyers’. Clients include ExxonMobil, Pertamina (Persero) and McDermott.

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 acts for corporates involved in the hospitality, housing and commercial real estate sectors, while also providing advice on land acquisitions to clients in the energy and natural resources sectors. Dyah Soewito and Michael Twomey are key contacts.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

Michael Carl and Denny Rahmansyah lead SSEK Legal Consultants’ bankruptcy team, which has recently been involved in a number of restructurings for clients such as Bakrie Telecom and Berlian Laju Tanker. The group also represents corporates in contentious restructurings, and is particularly experienced in handling disputes for mining clients.

Leading individuals

Michael Carl - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 1

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants handles a range of shipping matters, and is especially active in port projects and cabotage issues. Joint heads Dyah Soewito and Michael Twomey are acting for a Norwegian company, BW Offshore, in its 14-year, $870m lease of a vessel to Kangean Energy.

Leading individuals

Dyah Soewito - SSEK Legal Consultants

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

SSEK Legal Consultants

Ira Eddymurthy leads the department at SSEK Legal Consultants. The group specialises in advising corporates on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Rusmaini Lenggogeni is another key contact.

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