Feb 13 (Reuters) - Sirtex Medical Ltd-
* Foreshadowed federal court of australia proceeding update
* Sirtex Medical Limited received a letter and draft statement of claim from law firm portfolio law
* Statement of claim foreshadowing commencement of a representative proceeding against company in federal court of australia
* In letter, company was invited to enter into settlement discussions with plaintiff, pending commencement of representative proceeding
* If foreshadowed representative proceeding is commenced, Sirtex will vigorously defend proceeding.
* Sirtex has declined the invitation to enter into settlement discussions Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: