Chambers Global (2021)

Corporate & Finance - Band 3
Ranked Lawyers: Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan (Band 3), Norma Margarita B Patacsil (Band 3)

What the team is known for
Talented team concentrating on foreign investments and share and asset acquisitions, as well as regulatory and compliance issues and divestments. Also experienced in assisting clients with the establishment of local businesses. Frequently advises on a range of corporate matters in the energy, technology and mining sectors across multiple jurisdictions, including the EU, Japan and Mexico. Clients benefit from its wide regional coverage and its experience handling cross-border matters.

Notable practitioners
Jaime Renato Gatmaytan heads the department and is experienced in equity investments and transactions. He often advises on matters in the projects and energy sector.

Norma Margarita Patacsil is known to be active on corporate work. She is also active on a wide range of matters including divestments and acquisitions. She has additional related expertise in competition matters.

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy - Band 3
Ranked Lawyer: Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan (Band 3)

What the team is known for
Recognised and respected in the market for its activity in the infrastructure and energy arenas. It is particularly highlighted for its project finance know-how along with its noteworthy experience in PPP projects. Strong knowledge of the regulatory framework and contractual issues. It advises both public and private sector clients, including government bodies, significant financial institutions and major corporates. Also acts for domestic businesses on outbound investments in the region.

Notable practitioners
Jaime Renato Gatmaytan is acknowledged for his expertise in projects. One source affirms that he has worked on a number of PPPs and is "really good to deal with."