Ira A. Eddymurthy, a founding partner of SSEK Legal Consultants, has been recognized by Who's Who Legal as one of Indonesia's leading lawyers in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, banking and capital markets. Ira is lauded by clients for her sophisticated knowledge of Indonesian law and her comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the commercial aims of clients.
Ira's recent work includes leading the SSEK team advising Dai-ichi Life Insurance of Japan in its US$337 million acquisition of a 40% stake in Indonesia's PT Panin Life. She also acted as Indonesian counsel for BlueScope Steel in its US$1.3 billion joint venture with Nippon Steel Corporation of Japan.
In addition to the recognition by Who's Who Legal, Ira has been recently honored by Chambers & Partners as a leading corporate/M& lawyer and by IFLR1000 as a leading practitioner in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring and insolvency. Ira was also selected for inclusion in the Tax Directors Handbook of leading tax lawyers around the world.
SSEK was named the 2014 Indonesian Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal. It was the third-straight year SSEK has received this honor and the sixth overall, the most of any law firm in Indonesia.
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