Jakarta, 12920, Indonesia
Tel: (+62 21) 521 2038
Fax: (+62 21) 521 2039
Current position: Senior foreign legal advisor
Practice area/industry focus: Corporate restructuring, foreign investment, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, labour and employment, project finance and infrastructure, real estate
Career highlights: Richard Emmerson leads SSEK’s labour and employment practice, which is highly ranked by all leading legal publications. Richard has been an adviser to SSEK since 1996 and has more than 25 years of experience as a corporate-commercial lawyer.
Richard advises a long list of multinationals on labour and employment matters in Indonesia. Clients include BlackBerry, Chanel, Energizer, Etihad, LG Electronics, Prada, Samsung, Sanofi-Aventis, Sony, Western Union and several embassies in Jakarta. Richard’s real estate practice includes Regus, Hongkong Land and Jones Lang LaSalle.
In addition to being recognised by Asialaw, Richard is endorsed by Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal as a leading labour and employment lawyer.
Richard was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario) as a barrister and solicitor in 1985. He is a graduate of Queen’s University in Canada (BA Honours, Political Studies, 1980; LLB, 1983).
Richard is a member of the Employment Law Alliance. He has been a director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia since 1998.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 in Construction & Real Estate and Labour & Employment