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Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific

Intellectual Property- Band 1 (2020, 2019), Band 2 (2021, 2018, 2017), Band 3 (2016)
Dispute Resolution - Band 1 (2021), Band 2 (2020, 2019, 2018) Corporate/M&A - Band 3 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Projects, Infrastructure and Energy - Band 3 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Simeon V. Marcelo - Dispute Resolution: Band 1 (2020, 2017), Band 2 (2019, 2018)
Susan D. Villanueva - Intellectual Property: Band 1 (2020, 2019, 2017), Band 2 (2018)
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Intellectual Property: Band 3 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017), Projects, Infrastructure and Energy: Band 1 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
John Jerico L. Balisnomo - Dispute Resolution: Recognised Practitioner (2020)
Divina Gracia E. Pedron - Intellectual Property: Band 3 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
Pancho G. Umali - Corporate/M&A: Recognised Practitioner (2020, 2019)
Rowanie A. Nakan - Intellectual Property: Band 4 (2020), Up and Coming Lawyer (2019, 2018)

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Chambers and Partners Global

Corporate & Finance, Band 3 (2019)
Projects, Infrastructure & Energy, Band 3 (2019)

Patricia A. O. Bunye - Projects, Infrastructure & Energy: Band 1 (2019)
Pancho G. Umali - Corporate & Finance, Recognized Practitioner (2019)

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Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Tier 1 for Dispute Resolution (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 1 for Intellectual Property (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 2 for Projects and Energy (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 3 for Immigration (2021); Tier 2 (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 3 for Corporate and M&A (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018); Tier 4 (2017)
Tier 2 for Real Estate and Construction (2020, 2019, 2018, 2016)

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Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Simeon V. Marcelo - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2020)
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr. - Projects and Energy: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Real Estate and Construction: Recommended Lawyer (2020), Corporate and M&A: Recommended Lawyer (2019), Rank 5 (2016)
Susan D. Villanueva - Intellectual Property: Elite Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020), Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2018, 2017), Rank 1 (2016)
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Intellectual Property: Leading Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Projects and Energy: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Rank 2 (2016)
Rodel A. Cruz - Dispute Resolution: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Rank 1 (2016)

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Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Aida Araceli G. Roxas-Rivera - Corporate and M&A: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Rank5 (2016), Real Estate and Construction: Recommended Lawyer (2020), Projects and Energy: Recommended Lawyer (2016), Immigration: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
John Jerico L. Balisnomo - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2020)
Miguel U. Silos - Dispute Resolution: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018. 2017), Rank 1 (2016)
Rosa Michele C. Bagtas - Immigration: Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Rank 2 (2016), Corporate and M&A: Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Real Estate and Construction: Recommended Lawyer (2016)
Divina Gracia E. Pedron - Real Estate and Construction: Recommended Lawyer (2020)
Pancho G. Umali - Projects and Energy: Leading and Recommended Lawyer (2020, 2019), Leading Lawyer (2018, 2017), Recommended Lawyer (2016), Corporate and M&A: Recommended Lawyer (2019), Real Estate and Construction: Recommended Lawyer (2019), Rank 2 (2016)

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Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Rowanie A. Nakan - Intellectual Property: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
Rogelio D. Torres, Jr. - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
Ramon Manolo A. Alcasabas - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
Jacques S. Lynn - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
Jon Anton Daryl Y. Chua - Dispute Resolution: Recommended Lawyer (2019), Next Generation Lawyer (2018, 2017)
Fernand Joseph D. Miranda - Corporate and M&A: Recommended Lawyer (2020)
Alpheus D. Macalalad - Projects and Energy: Rising Star (2020), Recommended and Next Generation Lawyer (2019)
Aldwill T. Go - Projects and Energy: Next Generation Lawyer (2018, 2017)
Criselda S. Santiago - Intellectual Property: Recommended Lawyer (2019)
Carlo B. Valerio - Intellectual Property: Recommended Lawyer (2019)

Asialaw Client Service
Asialaw Client Service Excellence

Outstanding Firm (2020)
Rodel A. Cruz – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution
John Jerico L. Balisnomo – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution
Jon Anton Daryl Y. Chua – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution

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Asialaw Profiles

Dispute Resolution - Highly Recommended (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
Intellectual Property - Outstanding (2021); Highly Recommended (2020, 2019, 2018); Recommended (2017)
Energy - Recommended (2021)
Infrastructure - Recommended (2021) Real Estate - Recommended (2021)
Construction - Recommended (2021)
Corporate and M&A - Recommended (2021)
Labour and Employment - Recommended (2021)

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Asialaw Leading Lawyers

Simeon V. Marcelo - Dispute Resolution: Senior Statesman (2021); Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Tax: Market Leading Lawyer (2019, 2018, 2017)
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia - Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, IT, Telco & Media: Market Leading Lawyer (2019, 2018, 2017)
Susan D. Villanueva - Intellectual Property: Elite Practitioner (2021. 2020); Market Leading Lawyer (2019, 2018, 2017), Highly Recommended (2016)
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Intellectual Property: Distinguished Practitioner (2021, 2020), Market Leading Lawyer (2019, 2018, 2017); Energy and Natural Resources: Market Leading Lawyer (2019, 2018, 2017), Corporate: Highly Recommended (2016)
Aida Araceli G. Roxas-Rivera - Corporate/M&A: Market Leading Lawyer (2017)
Elmar B. Galacio - Distinguished Practitioner for Dispute Resolution (2021)
Rosa Michele C. Bagtas - Corporate/M&A: Market Leading Lawyer (2017)
Jon Anton Daryl Y. Chua - Dispute Resolution & Litigation: Rising Star (2017)

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Asialaw Asia-Pacific
Dispute Resolution Awards

National Law Firm of the Year (2018)
Simeon V. Marcelo - Disputes Star of the Year (2018)

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Asian Legal Business
Philippine Law Awards

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year (2019, 2017, 2016) Transportation and Logistics Law Firm of the Year (2018) Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year (2018)
Managing Partner of the Year (2019) – Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia

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Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific

Tier 2 - Commercial and Transactions (2019)
Simeon V. Marcelo - Litigation Star in Dispute Resolution, Commercial and Transactions, Tax (2020, 2019) John Jerico L. Balisnomo – Litigation Star in Dispute Resolution, Government and Regulatory (2020) Miguel U. Silos – Litigation Star in Dispute Resolution, Government and Transactions, Tax (2020, 2019) Jon Anton Daryl Y. Chua – Future Star in Dispute Resolution, Commercial and Transactions, Government and Regulatory (2020)

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Asia Business Law Journal

Top Firm: Arbitration & ADR, Intellectual Property Enforcement, Intellectual Property Protection, Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy, Projects & Infrastructure (2020, 2019)

Top Firm: Intellectual Property Protection and Intellectual Property Enforcement (2018)

A List Badge 2020
A List The Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers

2021
Avelino J. Cruz, Jr.
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Susan D. Villanueva
Patricia A. O. Bunye

Pancho G. Umali

2020
Avelino J. Cruz, Jr.
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Susan D. Villanueva
Patricia A. O. Bunye


2019
Avelino J. Cruz, Jr.
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Patricia A. O. Bunye

2018
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Patricia A. O. Bunye

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IP Stars

Tier 2, Trademark Firm (2020)
Tier 2, Trademark / Copyright Firm (2020, 2018)
Susan D. Villanueva – Trademark Stars (2020, 2018)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – Trademark Stars (2020, 2018) Divina Gracia E. Pedron – Trademark Stars (2020)

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Asia IP

Philippine Copyright Firm of the Year (2018, 2017, 2016)

Susan D. Villanueva – IP Expert (2021, 2020)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – IP Expert (2021, 2020)
Divina Gracia E. Pedron – IP Expert (2021, 2020)

Rowanie A. Nakan – IP Expert (2021)
Tier 1 Asia IP Copyright Survey (2019)

Tier 1 for Trademark Contentious (2021, 2020, 2018)
Tier 2 for Trademark Prosecution (2021., 2020, 2018)
Tier 1 for Copyright-Philippines (2017)
Tier 2 for Patent Prosecution and Patent Contentious (2016)

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International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000)

Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr. – Highly-Regarded (2020, 2019, 2018)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – Highly Regarded (2020, 2019, 2018)
Aida Araceli G. Roxas-Rivera – Notable Practitioner, Capital Markets, M&A (2020, 2019)

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World Trademark Review 100 (WTR1000)

Silver Firm for Intellectual Property (2019)
Ranked under National Philippines Firm Table (2018)
Susan D. Villanueva - Ranked Individual in Enforcement & Litigation Philippines Chapter (2020), Silver for Intellectual Property (2019, 2017)
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Ranked Individual in Enforcement & Litigation Philippines Chapter (2020), Silver for Intellectual Property (2019, 2017)
Divina Gracia E. Pedron - Ranked Individual in Enforcement & Litigation Philippines Chapter (2020), Silver for Intellectual Property (2020)

Ranked as Leading TM Professionals in the Philippines (2018)
Bronze for Intellectual Property (2016)

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Corporate INTL

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2017)

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Global Law Experts

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2019, 2018)
Readers’ Choice-Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2016)
Natural Resources Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2016)

PATENT 1000
IAM 1000 PATENT

Silver Band Firm (2020)
Rowanie A. Nakan – Recommended Lawyer (2020)