Our Practice

Corporate and Special Projects

Beyond providing in-depth legal solutions to complex legal and business issues and transactions that protect and add value to each client’s interests and business objectives, the firm functions to guarantee clients quality and timely service according to their needs.

Intellectual Property

In this knowledge-based age, the protection, enforcement and commercialization of Intellectual Property rights are indispensable to economic development. Our IP lawyers are best known for their ability to provide excellent and effective legal services covering the full spectrum of IP practice.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Innate talent, exacting diligence and dogged determination are qualities that best exemplify our litigators. Each year, top graduates of leading law schools in the country are drawn to our firm by a common desire to undergo intensive and comprehensive training on legal research, pleading preparation and trial techniques.

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Firm offers efficient and effective professional assistance to our clients, harnessing the statutory policy of party autonomy, confidentiality of proceedings and the speedy resolution of disputes.

Mining and Natural Resources / Energy

We provide counsel to leading mining and exploration companies on a broad range of matters, including capitalization requirements, government approvals, licenses and registrations required for the commencement of mining activities, preparing and reviewing applications for mineral agreements and exploration permits.

Infrastructure, Transport and Public Utilities

Among our roster of lawyers are partners who have served in senior government positions. Their experience lends a unique perspective and proves invaluable in providing insights in the workings of the public sector. This allows us to better counsel and advise clients on the legal, regulatory and policy aspects of dealings with government.

Taxation

Our expert team of taxation lawyers can help design innovative solutions for the efficient management of tax burdens for individuals and corporations alike. Our team is well versed in the latest developments in tax laws and regulations, and can provide up-to-date advice to clients.

Labor and Employment

Our Labor Law practice covers issues concerning labor standards compliance, labor relations and social legislation. The lawyers are highly-trained practitioners with wide-ranging experiences in providing legal, practical, efficient and viable solutions to complex labor-related issues and concerns.

Trade

The firm’s trade law practice aims to ensure that clients benefit from international trade. The Trade Department assists various industries and businesses to avoid unwarranted trade barriers or restrictions that are obstacles to their ability to access Philippine or foreign markets.

Telecommunications and ICT

Telecommunications and ICT are progressive fields that require market players to keep abreast with the latest developments to remain competitive. With continuously emerging technologies such as value-added services and digital television, the legal landscape of telecommunications and ICT is forever changing.