SSEK Partner Stephen Igor Warokka Named One of Asia’s Best Young Lawyers

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SSEK Partner Stephen Igor Warokka Named One of Asia’s Best Young Lawyers
14 October 2020

SSEK partner Stephen Igor Warokka has been named to Asian Legal Business (ALB) 40 Under 40, a list of Asia's best young lawyers. Stephen was one of just three lawyers from Indonesia selected for inclusion.

Stephen, who has more than a decade of legal experience, specializes in M&A, shipping, labor law, expatriate work permits, immigration, construction and general corporate matters.

Clients that Stephen has represented include Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial (BPJS) Ketenagakerjaan (the Indonesian Manpower Social Security Administrator), Sanofi, Terma A/S, Zippo Manufacturing Company, Ensco plc, Fugro, BW Offshore, Van Oord Equipment B.V., Coeclerici, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (S), McDermott, General Electric and Mead Johnson.

This year, Stephen successfully organized and moderated an exclusive webinar for Japanese investors (both potential and existing), "Indonesia - Japan Trade and Investment post-COVID-19," which was co-hosted with the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo, and the Indonesian Capital Investment Coordinating Board.

In 2019, Stephen was heavily involved in the process of helping to shape the contents of a new Indonesian Minister of Manpower decree on positions that can be held by expatriate employees in various business sectors, meeting with foreign business chambers in Jakarta to help coordinate their input on the draft decree, helping their communication with the Ministry of Manpower, and meeting with the Ministry, the Vice President's Office and the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs.

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