Dyah Soewito is a specialist in Indonesian oil and gas law, foreign investment law, maritime law, real estate, construction, and corporate and commercial law. She has been a guest speaker at a number of domestic and international conferences, has lectured at various government agencies, including the Department of Forestry and the Department of Finance, and was involved in preparing Indonesia’s draft foreign investment law.
Ms. Soewito is recognized by The Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in Indonesia for projects and energy, and shipping, by Asialaw as a leading practitioner for construction and real estate, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, and energy and natural resources, and by IFLR1000 as a leading lawyer for energy and infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance. She has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer in Indonesia for energy and shipping.
In 2018, Ms. Soewito was named by Asia Business Law Journal to the A-List of Indonesia’s Top 100 lawyers.
Ms. Soewito is a founding partner of SSEK, one of Indonesia's largest and most highly regarded independent law firms. She is a member of the Association of Indonesian Legal Consultants and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She was a member of the Board of Advisors of the ELIPS Project, Indonesia's commercial law reform project (1992-1996).
Ms Soewito is a graduate of the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law (1977) and participated in the Academy of American and International Law in Dallas, Texas, in 1988. That same year she was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law.