Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono (SSEK)


SSEK Legal Consultants

Mayapada Tower 14th Floor

Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 28

Jakarta 12920, Indonesia


Tel:                 +62 21 5212038, 2953 2000

Fax:                +62 21 5212039


SSEK was formed in 1992 with a vision of creating a modern Indonesian law firm capable of delivering legal services at the highest international standard. SSEK has more than 26 years of experience helping multinational firms and domestic companies navigate Indonesia’s complex regulatory environment to minimize risk, maximize their investment and achieve their business goals.


SSEK has the depth and breadth of Indonesian legal experience and knowledge to understand each client's problems and formulate appropriate solutions. SSEK’s experience enables us to anticipate and understand the government’s position in ambiguous situations. Utilizing a significant network of contacts in government departments and agencies, and our extensive computerized database of Indonesian law, opinions and work product, we are able to advise clients on likely government policy positions when laws and regulations do not provide clear guidance.


Our principal objective is to provide responsive legal services of the highest quality to each client. SSEK becomes proactively involved with our clients’ problems and the challenges they face in the complex Indonesian environment. SSEK’s commitment is to work with its clients to develop realistic and practical schedules, objectives and solutions.


Our Expertise


With more than 60 lawyers, SSEK offers the full suite of corporate and commercial services across a range of practice areas. Our expertise includes:


  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Energy, Mining & Geothermal
  • Environment
  • Fintech
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Oil & Gas
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Risk Management & Compliance
  • Shipping & Logistics
  • Tax
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)


Awards & Recognitions


SSEK is a six-time Who’s Who Legal Indonesia Law Firm of the Year, has twice been named Indonesia Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners, and has been an Asian-MENA Counsel Law Firm of the Year every year since 2009.


We have received a number of Deal of the Year honors, including most recently M&A Deal of the Year: Southeast Asia from the Asia Legal Awards for our work as Indonesian counsel in Grab’s acquisition of Uber’s Southeast Asia business, and Asian-MENA Counsel Deal of the Year for advising on the formation of the Indonesian Oil and Gas Holding SoE. SSEK received a Deal of the Year award from China Business Law Journal for advising on the China Hongqiao Group alumina refinery development and financing, an IFLR Asia Deal of the Year award for our work on the restructuring of PT Berlian Laju Tanker and an Asian-MENA Counsel Deal of the Year for acting as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba as part of its acquisition of Southeast Asia online retailer Lazada.


SSEK is recognized by multiple legal directories as a leading firm in Indonesia across all major practice areas, and our partners and foreign legal advisors have received numerous individual awards and recognitions, including from Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 and Asia Law & Practice.


With our unwavering commitment to responsiveness, integrity and quality, and the expertise and experience required to understand and operate within the unique Indonesian legal environment, SSEK is the firm you can rely upon for legal solutions tailored specifically to your business objectives.