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Francis L. Fragante


Practice Areas



Corporate and Special Projects




Mergers & Acquisition


Property Development & Real Estate Transactions


Tax Advisory


Transportation & Public Utilities

Professional Background

Mr. Fragante is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate & Special Projects Department. He regularly advises clients on, among others, investment structures and protection, tax, nationality restrictions, compliance and governance, government procurement, property development, employment, competition, and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Fragante has likewise assisted in a number of M&A deals and has acted as counsel for various companies in their acquisition of property and real estate. These projects required legal due diligence, contract negotiation, implementation, and amendment, management of internal revenue tax and local tax issues, dealings with local government units, dealings with Philippine regulators and other government agencies.

The Asia-Pacific Legal 500 has recognized Mr. Fragante as a Recommended Lawyer for Projects and Energy in 2024, and a Recommended Lawyer for Real Estate and Construction in 2024 and 2023.

Mr. Fragante obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 2012, where he graduated with Honors. He was subsequently admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2013. He likewise graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the De La Salle University of Manila where he graduated with Honors in 2007. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 2008.