Mr. Chua is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. He has extensive experience in commercial, corporate and criminal litigation, public policy litigation, tax litigation and the prosecution and defense of white-collar crimes.
Having consistently represented a wide range of clients including some of the country’s leading companies and institutions in their most important cases, the 2017 and 2018 editions of The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific successively cited Mr. Chua as a Next Generation Lawyer. Likewise, the 2017 edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers also cited Mr. Chua as a Rising Star.
Mr. Chua obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the College of Law of the Ateneo de Manila University graduating with Honors in 2008. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Economics from the same university.
During his graduate studies, he served various organizations such as the Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law and the Goodwill Tennis Club. He likewise actively joined various Legal Aid Programs.
Prior to his graduate studies, Mr. Chua was active in organizing sports development projects for the youth as recognized by the Ateneo de Manila Athletics Council in 2004. He was likewise previously awarded for academic excellence and social service as a recipient of the President Jose P. Laurel Medal of Academic Excellence, the Senator Gerry Roxas Outstanding Leadership Award and the Scroll of Scholastic Excellence awarded by the Rotary Club of Downtown Manila.