Asialaw Profiles (2023)

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)



Corporate and M&A
Advised Ayala Land on its five-way merger.

Advised a subsidiary of wpd AG, a German renewable energy company, on the acquisition of an equity interest in an onshore wind farm developer.

Advised First Gen and FGEN LNG on a liquefied natural gas infrastructure development project valued in excess of $1 billion.

Advised SofCap Partners on the due diligence required for existing construction contracts.

Dispute resolution
Represented Standard Chartered Bank in a dispute against a government-owned corporation.

Represented Metro Rail Transit in various cases against several local government units involving the taxability of the EDSA Light Rail Transit System.

Assisted AC Energy in documenting its agreements to subscribe in shares of Nature Renewable Energy Development.

Advised TeaM Energy in defending the president of the Philippines’ executive orders concerning the reduction of real property tax for independent power producers.

Labour and employment
Assisted a leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate in ongoing collective bargaining negotiations.

Advised a global technology giant on the discontinuation of existing insurance benefits for its employees.