SSEK Legal Consultants partner Fahrul S. Yusuf was named Young Lawyer of the Year at the 2016 Asian Legal Business Indonesia Law Awards.
Fahrul joined SSEK in 2002 after graduating from the University of Indonesia and earned his Master of Laws from the University of Chicago in 2010. His practice includes foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, securities and antitrust matters.
Fahrul was recently named to the 2016 Asian Legal Business 40 Under 40, which recognizes 40 of the brightest young lawyers in Asia. He is also named a Rising Star for Financial and Corporate Law in the IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate Rankings.
Fahrul's recent work includes acting as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba Group Holding in its widely reported purchase of a controlling stake in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada Group, and advising China Construction Bank on its acquisition of a controlling stake in PT Bank Windu, as has been reported.
In addition to Fahrul being named Young Lawyer of the Year at the 2016 ALB Indonesia Law Awards, SSEK was named Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year and Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year. SSEK also won M&A Deal of the Year.
Asian Legal Business, which is owned by Thomson Reuters, organized the Indonesia Law Awards to recognize the excellence and outstanding achievements of Indonesia's leading law firms, in-house legal teams, top deals and dealmakers. Winners were selected on the basis of intensive independent research.