Full-service firm Villaraza & Angangco is recognised for its practice areas of corporate and M&A, dispute resolution, intellectual property, real estate and technology and telecommunications. As a firm with decades of experience serving its clients, the firm is fully equipped for any legal matter, and through its work has gained the trust of leading multinational corporations, financial institutions and conglomerates. Its key lawyers include dispute partners Alejandro Alfonso Navarro and Augusto San Pedro as well as IP specialist Bienvenido Somera.
“The Villaraza & Angangco team was very efficient in handling the case. It provided timely updates, provided the client with necessary advise and was very comprehensive in providing legal assessment of the risks and possible outcomes of the litigation.” – Corporate and M&A
“The team’s output is always excellently executed, thorough, and well-prepared.” – Energy
“Offers a professional service and quick response.” – Labour and employment
“Responds timely and efficiently and has a good grasp of legal frameworks.”
“Responsive and Thorough.”
Maria Concepcion Simundac
“Over-all, she is an excellent legal partner. She is hands-on, responsive, reliable in meeting timelines, and provides creative solutions and alternatives on complex regulatory or policy issues.”
Advised China Telecommunications Corporation on tax matters in relation to its investment in DITO Telecommunity Corporation.
Emperador Distillers, Lotte Corporation, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Welcome Creditline
Overseeing the growth of Amazon Operation Services Philippines to over 3,000 employees in the Philippines.
Hijo Resources Corporation, LF Philippines, King & Spalding
Successfully cancelled four ‘Evergreen’ patent registrations of the Esomeprazole compound for Getz Pharma.
ABS-CBN Corporation, Descorp, Petron Corporation
Acted for Fountel and FAI and successfully obtained a reversal of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision nullifying the share acquisitions of Fountel and FAI in PSI on the ground of supposed fraudulent practices under the securities regulation code.
Felicitas Antoinette, Fountel Corporation
Advised Udenna Corporation on its acquisition of all issued shares in Chevron.
Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Unibank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Assisted DITO Telecommunity Corporation on a project financing bridge loan between DITO Telecommunity Corporation and Bank of China affiliated entities.
FSG Technology Ventures, SEA Group, Stripe, QCash Finance Corporation