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Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Shortlisted in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia has been shortlisted in Benchmark Litigation’s Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 for the category “Philippines’ Firm of the Year”. The nomination for this category recognizes firms that are consistently recommended in the legal and business communities for their exceptional trial experience and the quality of their litigation professionals.

Mr. John Jerico L. Balisnomo, the head of Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, is also nominated under the category “Lawyer of the Year”. He specializes in civil, criminal, regulatory, and tax litigation, as well as appellate practice. He has represented clients in every level of the judiciary and every administrative venue.

Benchmark Litigation is a definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. It recognizes firms in the region with exceptional dispute resolution practices across a number of categories. It is a guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients.

For the first time, the awards ceremony will be held virtually on 24 September 2020 (Thursday). The virtual event will be hosted to celebrate the process of litigation and disputes resolution in the legal profession.

The Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 nomination webpage is available at: