Our Law Firm, established in 2004, has been providing services to a multitude of clients in the areas of Company Formation, Corporate Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance & Securities, Information Technology, Labor Relations & Employment, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Crisis Management. For almost two decades, our Firm has represented the interests of various multinational companies in commercial and civil disputes. With its multidisciplinary team, his Firm provides corporate clients rapid crisis management services, including contingency and sustainability planning. Our Firm renders legal services in the areas of business and corporate law, contracts, securities, direct foreign investment, regulatory compliance, and data privacy. Our practice also includes real estate and commercial litigation, including intra-corporate disputes and financial fraud. The Partners serve as director and corporate secretary to several multinational and domestic firms, and represent the country’s top conglomerates across several industries, including real estate, food, pharmaceutical, and power.
Guided by years of experience and involvement in diverse foreign and domestic investments and businesses, we provide legal and tax advice for the corporate structure best suited to the client’s needs. Our incorporation and post-incorporation services are customizable for cost-effective results. Apart from procuring permits and licenses from local government units and the Bureau of Internal Revenue, we help clients secure fiscal and non-fiscal incentives from the Board of Investments, the Philippine Economic Zone (PEZA), the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority and other regulatory agencies.
We provide general corporate and retainer services to domestic and foreign enterprises where we bridge the gap between the letter of the law and the demands of doing business in the Philippines. Our diversified and customizable corporate services ensure that the client’s concerns are addressed efficiently by a team dedicated to a specialist practice area. Our Corporate Services include contract and policy review, corporate secretarial and corporate housekeeping services, director services, corporate governance advisory and compliance, regulatory compliance, and industry-specific counseling. We provide legal insights with a business instinct. We help position our clients’ businesses to succeed, and aim to protect and prepare them for the future.
When it comes to Mergers & Acquisitions, we combine creativity with practicality, supported by a deep understanding of how various industries work. We provide legal services relating to large-scale restructuring, family-owned companies, and all sizes in between. We structure M&A to comply with foreign investment and competition regulations while simultaneously achieving our clients economic objectives. Our goal is to deliver value—from due diligence, structuring, negotiation and closing.
We advise clients on SEC compliance, reporting and filing requirements, as well as securities offerings. We prepare SEC periodic reports, information and proxy statement and prospectuses, and provide advisory services on related legal requirements and best practices. Apart from prompt and accurate reporting, we provide clients with advice on approaches to common and complex securities compliance issues. We arm them with their own compliance policies which we review and update on a regular basis. Our services also include compliance with the listing standards and disclosure rules of the Philippine Stock Exchange.
We provide advice on and prepare all forms of commercial contracts and arrangements with an eye on our clients’ requirements and the environment in which these agreements will be operating. We give particular attention to associated risks, and any change in circumstances that may affect our clients. We have extensive experience across several areas of commercial activity, including distribution, sales and marketing, logistics, manufacturing, and outsourcing and offshoring, and e-commerce.
We provide advisory services to employers relative to labor standards, employee termination, types of employment, and other concerns affecting the workplace. Our advisory services include the preparation of law-mandated policies and manuals, and employment contracts suited to the needs of the client's business. Our expertise has been shaped by years of experience in labor dispute resolution and labor litigation. Through the Single Entry Approach of the Department of Labor and Employment, we aim for a fair and equitable settlement. Where a peaceful resolution is not possible, we provide representation before the National Labor Relations Commission, the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court on a wide spectrum of issues, including illegal dismissal, constructive dismissal, non-payment of wages, and other cases involving labor standards and labor relations.