...And Your Resource...
“Our experience is your competitive advantage”

Together, the experience of our principals is a valuable asset to your business. To illustrate, we have:

• Partners who were senior associates at their former firms
• Partners that have advised on numerous property and financial deals
• Partners that have extensive experience in litigation, including obtaining the largest settlement indemnity from a commercial goods infringer in the Philippines to date
• Partners who hold prominent positions in major industry organizations related to their practices
• A former president of a major holding company, a luxury hotel, and a rural bank, among others
• A former internal legal counsel of a major property development company and the largest local pharmaceutical company in the Philippines
• Partners who have served as compliance officers of established securities firms
• Partners with work experience abroad, in the United States and Japan

“Our competence is your resource”

Your relationship counsel is your gateway to tapping the competence of our key principals, as highlighted by the following:

• 8 graduate degrees (5 J.D.s from Ateneo de Manila University, 2 LL.M.s from Harvard Law School and the University of Michigan Law School, and an MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University)
• 6 bar admissions (5 in the Philippines and 1 in New York State)
• Graduation with honors, at the top of the graduating class
• Topping the bar and accounting board exams
• Local and international teaching experience
• Judicial clerkship in the Supreme Court
• Publication of law articles in local and international academic and trade journals
• Service as country correspondent for a regional academic law journal
• Membership in the editorial board of the leading law school journal devoted to international law