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Michael D Twomey

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M&A, energy and natural resources, commercial real estate, project finance, shipping, corporate and commercial law


Michael Twomey has been with SSEK since the firm's founding in 1992. He is involved in major transactions in the oil and gas (upstream and downstream), mining, private power, hotel and shipping sectors. Michael is recognized by legal directories as one of Indonesia's leading practitioners for corporate law and M&A, projects and energy, and real estate.

Recent projects include assisting a major Asia‐headquartered property developer with an office building and residential tower project in Jakarta, acting for an Indonesian luxury resort developer in the development of resorts on the island of Bali, and acting for an Asia‐based client in the creation of a foreign investment company in Indonesia to develop a luxury residential project in Jakarta. Michael is acting for a Middle East-based petroleum corporation in the formation of a joint venture company to expand and upgrade an oil refinery in Indonesia.

Michael has been described as "the most talented foreign legal consultant in Jakarta" (IFLR1000), "extremely commercially minded and solution-driven" and “a very strong practitioner” (Chambers Asia-Pacific).


BA in economics, Yale University; JD, University of Virginia School of Law