SSEK Named Leading Law Firm for Multiple Practice Areas in New Legal 500 Rankings for Indonesia

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SSEK Named Leading Law Firm for Multiple Practice Areas in New Legal 500 Rankings for Indonesia
22 January 2024

SSEK Law Firm is recognized as a Tier 1 firm for four practice areas in the 2024 Legal 500 Asia Pacific directory of the leading law firms and lawyers in the region, underlining SSEK’s position as one of the elite law firms in Indonesia.

SSEK received a top-tier ranking for:


  • Corporate and M&A
  • IT, Telecoms and Fintech
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

In addition to four Tier 1 rankings, SSEK was ranked as a leading firm in the following practice areas:


  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Banking and Finance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Projects and Energy
  • Shipping

These rankings highlight SSEK’s standing as one of Indonesia’s leading full-service corporate law firms.

Three SSEK lawyers received elite Leading Individual rankings:


SSEK founding partner Ira A. Eddymurthy was also named to The Legal 500’s elite Hall of Fame for Banking and Finance.

Lawyers selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame are widely regarded as being at the very top of the profession and have been consistently ranked as leading individuals by The Legal 500 for a number of years.

SSEK partner Stephen Igor Warokka was named a Next Generation Partner for Labor and Employment.


What Clients Say About SSEK

Corporate and M&A

"SSEK understands the legal regulatory landscape in Indonesia and its implementation in practice, which makes the advice practical and reliable. The team who handle the projects are proactive and able to meet timelines as expected."

"Ira Eddymurthy is attentive and sharp in providing opinions. I really appreciate her efforts in building long-term relationships with her clients"

"‘Ira Eddymurthy displayed a deep understanding of the law and its nuances – combined with her years of experience, she is positioned in the eyes of her client as a trusted advisor."

"Dewi Savitri Reni understands the matters at hand and is always willing to provide inputs and opinions on short notice."

"Several elements were excellent during our engagement, namely the legal professionals who bring a wealth of experience and understanding of the intricacies of the law, diversity of the team, on point execution timeline, and tailored approach."

"We have worked with SSEK on several matters recently and found them to be high quality and responsive."

"Professional team and ethics; accessible services; great connection with the client; accountable billing."

IT, Telecoms and Fintech

"SSEK stands out for its innovative approach to collaboration and technology integration. Unlike other firms, their team’s strength lies in its diverse backgrounds and skillsets, giving their clients an advantage in tackling complex problems from various perspectives."

"At SSEK, the individuals we work with truly stand out due to their exceptional legal expertise, unwavering dedication to clients, and innovative problem-solving capabilities. What sets them apart from competitors is their unique combination of skills, collaboration, and commitment to excellence."

Restructuring and Insolvency

"Members of the team possess exceptional language proficiency and remarkable cross-cultural communication capabilities. They have extensive practical experience in bankruptcy and cross-border investment."

"Even in complex cross-border projects, they are capable of using clear and intuitive analytical methods, along with easily understandable language, to help us understand and grasp legal risks relating to the business. Moreover, their thorough consideration of our commercial needs and objectives in their advice assists us in smoothly executing our projects."

"They always deliver high-quality and efficient services within the timeframes. Their strong coordination skills enable them to mobilise internal resources within the law firm promptly and provide client with comprehensive 'one-stop' services.' "

Antitrust and Competition

"SSEK provides swift and effective advice for Indonesian antitrust cases. Their ability is particularly excellent in merger filing."

"Stephen Warokka is a lawyer who I often work with. He provides accurate advice in really efficient way."

Labor and Employment

"The team is very strong in employment advisory and employment M&A. They are very experienced and deliver an exceptional level of service, quality and professionalism."

"Syahdan Aziz is my go-to lawyer for employment matters in Indonesia. He is very savvy when it comes to solutions to clients’ employment law issues in Indonesia."

"I was very impressed by the team as a whole. They worked very efficiently to provide excellent advice. They are dedicated and went the extra mile to ensure we had the advice we needed to progress the project confidently and effectively. Great attention to detail as well."

"Syahdan Z. Aziz is a great operator. Very trustworthy and confidently delivers."


About The Legal 500

The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on a series of criteria and highlight the practice area teams providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The Legal 500 research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.

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