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Gold Partners

 ACCRALAW

22/F-26/F ACCRALAW TOWER, Second Avenue corner 30th Street, Crescent Park
West Bonifacio Global City, 0399 Taguig Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel: (632) 830-8000
Fax: (632) 403-7007; (632) 403-7009
Website: www.accralaw.com

ACCRALAW was founded in 1972, out of the shared vision of its five founding partners to establish an institutional law firm based on the highest standards of legal competence.

Today, 42 years after its inception, the Firm has grown to a prestigious service organization of over 140 lawyers (41 of whom are partners), backed by over 150 non-legal personnel and two full-service branches in thriving commercial centers in the Visayas and Mindanao – Cebu City and Davao City. ACCRALAW is uniquely positioned to service clients throughout the Philippines. Its lawyers have vast cross-border experience in complex international transactions and are able to quickly service and communicate with its international clients in real time. The Firm has an impressive network of correspondent firms positioned in the primary business centers of the world. ACCRALAW’s strong presence in the Philippines, enhanced by its international experience, makes it truly distinct in the Philippines.

The Firm has trained and produced an impressive list of ACCRALAW lawyers who are now top-tier government officials including, among others, three Executive Secretaries, two Senate Presidents, six Senators, several Congressmen, two Chairpersons of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and a Commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The Firm’s Partners have also been instrumental in providing invaluable resource persons to government agencies, and in the drafting of significant legislation, rules and regulations.

The economy of the Philippines, together with the rest of Asia, is growing at an unprecedented rate. Moreover, financial centers and fortunes are shifting towards this region where there is a burgeoning, young, upwardly mobile and educated population with increasing disposable income. In the face of all this growth and economic activity, ACCRALAW is strategically and uniquely situated to serve its clients within and outside of the region.

ACCRALAW is proactively abreast of today’s ever changing technologies and shifting economic fortunes.

 POBLADOR BAUTISTA & REYES

POBLADOR BAUTISTA & REYES is a general professional partnership founded on October 1, 1994 by Alexander J. Poblador, Mario Luza Bautista and Gilbert Raymund T. Reyes.

Excellence. Service. Generosity to others. These are the core principles of PBR that have guided and formed us in our 20 years in the industry. Armed with these values, PBR, comprised of 15 partners and 16 associates, has a strong, reliable and full-service practice.

Our lawyers are experienced in the fields of dispute resolution, construction and real estate, intellectual property, labor and employment, media, telecommunications, corporations, banking and finance, securities, tax, insurance, employment and immigration.

Our clients are local and international leaders in the fields of construction and real estate, telecommunications, media, energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, semiconductors, shipping, transportation, securities, banking, investments and finance, insurance, beverage and food, and computer technology.

Recent Awards and Distinctions

2013

Asialaw Profiles’ Recommended Firm for Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Construction and Real Estate and Restructuring and Insolvency

Cited in the IFLR1000 for Banking and Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency

2012

Cited in Legal500 (Asia Pacific) as a Top Tier Firm for Intellectual Property and Real Estate and Construction. Also recommended in the following other areas: Banking and Finance, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Immigration, Tax and Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Cited in the IFLR1000 for Banking and Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency

Cited in Chambers Asia Pacific as a Band 1 Firm in Dispute Resolution

PICAZO BUYCO TAN FIDER & SANTOS

Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos (Picazolaw) is a leader in Capital Market practice in the Philippines.  In the Year 2013 alone,  it was counsel to 6  out of 9  bond issuances listed in the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp (PDEx) fixed income market, and in 3 Initial Public Offerings (IPO)  and  5 placing and subscription (top-up) transactions of listed companies in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE).  The Firm counsels many listed companies and assist them in complying with reportorial and disclosure requirement of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the PSE.

Since 1987 the Firm has been involved in many privatization projects, as well as in several Build Operate Transfer (BOT) and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects. As a full service firm of some 60 lawyers, Picazolaw is able to provide the entire range of legal services necessary to establish and do business in the Philippines and ensure compliance with all legal conditions and regulatory requirements for such business.

PUYAT JACINTO & SANTOS

PJS Law is Puyat Jacinto & Santos, a Philippine-based general professional partnership engaged in the practice of law.  Established in 1997, PJS Law has an established reputation for delivering excellent work distinguished by responsiveness to the demands and dynamics of growth industries in the Philippines. The Firm is known for the technical competence of its members that supports the varying requirements of a growing client base.

PJS Law values the strategic position held by the Firm in some of the most critical business and industries in the Philippines. The Firm has been consistently recognized in various international publications for providing effective services in the areas of Arbitration, Banking Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial Law, Energy, Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership (PPP), Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Special Projects and Taxation.

SYCIP SALAZAR HERNANDEZ & GATMAITAN

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was founded in 1945. It is the largest and the leading full-service law firm in the Philippines.

We offer a broad and integrated range of legal services, with departments in the following fields:

  1. Banking, finance and securities
  2. Special projects
  3. Corporate services
  4. Tax
  5. Intellectual property
  6. Human resources (which covers employment law and immigration)
  7. Dispute resolution

Within this structure, we have specialists in key practice areas such as energy, power, infrastructure, natural resources, transportation, mergers and acquisitions, government contracts, real estate, insurance, international arbitration, mediation, media, business process outsourcing, and technology.

We represent clients from almost every industry and enterprise, and the firm’s client portfolio includes local and global business leaders. We also act for governmental agencies, international organizations, and non-profit institutions.

We maintain links with established and leading firms based in other jurisdictions, including the United States, and countries in Europe and Asia. We are an active member of various international lawyers’ associations, such as the Employment Law Alliance, the First Law International, the Interlex Group, the Multinational Association of Law Firms, the Pacific Rim Advisory Council, the World Law Group, and the World Services Group.

Silver Partners

CASTILLO LAMAN TAN PANTALEON & SAN JOSE

Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose counsels both local and international clients in all aspects of Philippine law. The Firm excels in both advisory and implementation work, provides efficient, value-added legal service, and assists multi-sectoral clients in understanding Philippine law and implementing their objectives.

The Firm was founded in 1981. Through the years, it has met the complex needs of its clients in the rapidly evolving Philippine environment by carefully ensuring a high level of client involvement and professional legal expertise, encompassing a broad range of capabilities in practically every business area.

For more information please visit www.cltpsj.com.ph.

Bronze Partners