Asialaw (2023-24)

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 - Notable

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

A member firm of Rajah & Tann Asia, Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) is a full-service law firm of more than 40 lawyers focusing on corporate transactions, construction, commercial litigation, international arbitration, labour and employment, and tax. C&G Law is one of the fastest growing firms in the Philippines and is trusted by many conglomerates, multinational corporations and financial institutions. Construction lawyer Jaime Renato Gatmaytan, dispute partner Ben Dominic Yap and tax specialist Anthony Mark Gutierrez are key contacts.

Client feedback
“Strong knowledge of applicable law. Strong communication abilities. Excellent attention to detail.” – Banking and finance

Mary Thel Mundin
“Knowledgeable, detailed, very responsive.”

Banking and finance
Advised the Export-Import Bank of China with an approximate $330 million loan to the Government of the Republic of the Philippines.

Advised U.S. International Development Finance Corporation on a loan to Agri Exim Global Philippines.

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.

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

Advised a venture capital firm on the potential acquisition of a stake in a regional fintech company.

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.

Advised an energy solutions provider on the acquisition of a stake in the developer of a 10MW solar power plant in Butuan City.
Labour and employment

Assisting a leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate in collective bargaining negotiations.
Advising a world-leading multinational financial services firm best known for its credit card services in relation to its labour cases.