With this new alliance, Allen & Gledhill’s network in Southeast Asia expands across four countries – Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Indonesia.

Along with the alliance, Allen & Gledhill welcomed new foreign partner Oene Marseille who has extensive experience in the areas of corporate and M&A, project finance and foreign investment.

Christina Ong, co-chairman and senior partner of Allen & Gledhill, said: “Allen & Gledhill’s Indonesian alliance with Soemadipradja & Taher will greatly benefit our clients who have, or are intending to establish, businesses or operations in Indonesia as well as Indonesian clients looking at opportunities in the region. With Oene’s addition to Allen & Gledhill and the alliance with Soemadipradja & Taher, we look forward to delivering unique, innovative and cutting edge legal advice to clients in Southeast Asia and beyond.”

Allen & Gledhill was founded in 1902, which has been ranked Tier 1 for commercial and transactions, insolvency, international arbitration, and shipping categories in Singapore in the latest edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific. The firm was ranked in 8 sectors and 13 practice areas in the latest edition of asialaw Profiles.

Meanwhile, Soemadipradja & Taher was ranked in 6 sectors and 7 practice areas in the latest edition of asialaw Profiles.