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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:




Practice areas:

Capital markets
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Consumer goods and services
Financial services
Technology and telecommunications

Fahrul S. Yusuf is a partner at SSEK and has been with the firm since 2002. He is heavily involved in helping clients with foreign investment deals, mergers and acquisitions, and various restructurings.

Fahrul is particularly experienced in advising clients on complex M&A transactions, with a focus on the banking and finance sector. He has been registered with the Financial Services Authority (OJK) as a securities attorney since December 2007.

  • Acted as Indonesian counsel to Alibaba Group in its $1 billion acquisition of online retailer Lazada;
  • Advised Ant Financial, the finance affiliate of Alibaba Group, on its acquisition of a leading Indonesian provider of electronic payment solutions, and on supporting services for payment gateway activities, e-money and closed loop prepaid value facilities;
  • Acted for Lotte Group in the formation of a joint venture company with Indonesian conglomerate Salim Group to engage in the e-commerce business, with the two companies setting up a comprehensive e-commerce platform solution and logistics service.

  • Financial services 
  • Labour and employment
  • M&A
  • Payment solutions
  • Technology and data privacy

  • Financial services
  • Payment solutions
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Indonesian Advocates Association (Peradi)
  • Employment Law Alliance
  • Capital Market Legal Consultants Association (HKHPM)

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Indonesia (2003)
  • Master of Laws, University of Chicago (2010)