Our Advantage

WHAT WE UPHOLD

WHAT WE UPHOLD

Our Advantage

WHAT WE DO

Our Client First philosophy places you at the center of our legal services.

We prioritize your needs and expectations.

Because of our diverse backgrounds and as former clients ourselves in business, government and non-profit organizations, we understand the client’s perspective.

This is our edge compared to other law firms that are limited by traditional points of view and methodology.

We find creative approaches within the legal context to help achieve your goal.

CORE VALUES

Our Commitment

These three core values anchor us and guide us in everything we do.

CORE VALUES

Our Commitment

These three core values anchor us and guide us in everything we do.

Trust

Excellence

Innovative Solutions

WE OFFER 

Our Services

We deliver comprehensive and dynamic legal advice and solutions spanning various areas of law.

WE OFFER 

Our Services

We deliver comprehensive and dynamic legal advice and solutions spanning various areas of law.

Start-up Support

  • Advisory services on doing business in the Philippines
  • Company structuring and registration (DTI, SEC)
  • Post-incorporation registration (business permit, BIR, SSS, PhilHealth, and Pag-IBIG registration)

Business and Corporate Law

  • Advisory services on corporate structures and governance
  • Business registration
  • Compliance with reportorial requirements of various government regulatory agencies
  • Corporate secretarial services
  • Preparation and review of contracts, joint venture, investment and commercial agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Legal due diligence on companies targeted for purchase
  • Legal advisory on investment and business strategies
  • Banking and finance
  • Securities regulation
  • Product registration with the FDA
  • Property development transactions

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark, patent and copyright registration
  • Representation in inter partes cases before the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines
  • Representation in intellectual property infringement cases before local courts

Tax Services

  • Settlement and resolution of BIR tax assessments
  • Tax registrations and application for permits
  • Tax advisory
  • Estate planning and family wealth management
  • Filing of administrative and judicial protests
  • Tax litigation
  • Applications for tax rulings, tax refunds and tax exemptions
  • Applications for preferential tax incentives with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), Board of Investments (BOI),Tourism Infrastructure and Economic Zone Authority (TIEZA), Authority of Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), and Subic Special Economic and Freeport Zone

Labor and Immigration

  • Drafting and review of employment contracts and employee manuals
  • Advisory on labor and employment standards and compliance
  • Collective bargaining agreement negotiations
  • Capacity building for employers and HR units on basic labor laws and principles
  • Labor dispute resolution/settlement
  • Labor litigation representation before the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court
  • Assistance in obtaining Philippine visas, work permits and certificates
  • Consular services (authentication or acknowledgement of documents in Philippine embassies of consulates abroad)
  • Coordination and resolution of concerns with Bureau of Immigration

Litigation and Mediation

  • Representation in out-of-court settlements and alternative dispute resolutions
  • Legal advice and representation in civil, criminal, special, and appellate proceedings, before regular courts and various quasi-judicial bodies, including but not limited to the DOJ, SEC, DTI, SSS, HLURB, DOLE, NLRC, Ombudsman, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court

Personal and Family Law

  • Petitions for declaration of nullity of marriage, annulments, legal separation and support
  • Preparation of pre-nuptial agreements
  • Initiation of custody or habeas corpus proceedings to secure custody of minor children
  • Local and inter-country adoption
  • Torts and damages
  • Settlement, administration, distribution and partition of estate
  • Prosecution of domestic violence cases, obtaining of protection orders under the VAWC Law
  • Prosecution of child abuse cases

Banking and Finance

  • Corporate and consumer loan transactions and documentation
  • BSP and SEC regulatory compliance
  • Lender’s due diligence review and credit check
  • Bank litigation
  • Mortgage and security package enforcement
  • Collection of bad debts
  • Corporate secretarial services to bank clients

We are at Your Service

Get client-centered legal advice and service today from your Attorneys-at-Law.
Let us be your partner in your endeavors.