Asialaw Profiles (2022)

Banking and finance - Recommended
Banking and financial services - Recommended
Competition/antitrust - Highly Recommended
Construction - Highly Recommended
Corporate and M&A - Recommended
Dispute resolution - Highly Recommended
Energy - Highly Recommended
Infrastructure - Highly Recommended
Labour and employment - Highly Recommended
Real estate - Recommended
Tax - Recommended
Technology and telecommunications - Other Notable

Leading Lawyers:

Ben Dominic Yap - Dispute Resolution (Distinguished practitioner)
Jaime Renato Gatmaytan - Construction (Distinguished practitioner)


Banking and finance
Assisted Aboitiz Power with a $375 million note facility.

Advised Ayala Land on its five-way merger with four of its subsidiaries.

Corporate and M&A
Assisted Stellar in the Philippine aspects of its merger with Probe.

Dispute resolution
Advised the client on an SIAC arbitration involving an LPG-supply contract governed by Singapore law.

Advised a leading Philippine power generation group, FGEN LNG Corporation, on an over $1 billion LNG infrastructure development project with onshore and offshore components.

Labour and employment
Advising the client on ongoing collective bargaining negotiations with a union representing 200 employees.

Real estate
Advising a member of the Alcuaz family in relation to a dispute with a real estate development company and a scion of a prominent Filipino architect.

Represented three of the country’s biggest conglomerates in challenging the legality of a local government unit’s ordinance imposing franchise tax on shopping malls.

Acted and obtained a favourable judgement for East Asia Utilities Corp in a tax case before the Supreme Court.