ZGLaw is a corporate and commercial law firm widely recognized for its expertise in Taxation, Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Dispute Resolution. ZGLaw is associated with WPG, a law firm network established by WongPartnership of Singapore.
Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) is a full-service law firm in the Philippines specialising in competition and anti-trust, corporate and commercial transactions, energy and infrastructure, labour and employment, litigation and arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction, taxation as well as technology, media, and telecommunications.
C&G Law is highly regarded in many of these fields (including for litigation and arbitration), as are several of the firm’s partners. Founded in 2007, the firm has quickly grown to become one of the larger law firms in the Philippines. It is one of the country’s top law firms and is a go-to firm for several top conglomerates, especially for businesses in the energy industry.
C&G Law currently comprises 17 partners, as well as a full complement of associates and paralegals.
The Philippine maritime industry is a dynamic and ever-growing business in which DelRosarioLaw has played, and continues to play, a major part. The firm acts for multinational shipping clients on controversies involving labour, personal injury, vessel arrest, collisions, salvage, oil pollution, damage/loss of cargoes, bunker claims, charter party/bill of lading disputes, protection & indemnity (P&I)/hull & machinery (H&M) and freight demurrage & defence (FD&D) work, ship finance, sale and purchase documentation, registrations, management and crewing.
Co-managing partner, Ruben T Del Rosario, former charter president of the Philippine Maritime Voluntary Arbitrators’ Association, is regularly invited to speak at national and international fora on issues related to amendments to the standard terms and conditions of the POEA contract and other matters relating to Filipino crew claims.
DelRosarioLaw’s labour practice acts on a full range of matters involving Filipino seafarers’ claims and industrial relations disputes. With Filipinos making up over 25% of all seafarers worldwide, labour claims and suits for death, disability, illness, illegal dismissal and other related claims make up a large part of our practice.
DelRosarioLaw represents, among others, the International Group of P&I Clubs, as well as insurance companies and cruise lines.
In response to the growing needs of the clients, Del Rosario Pandiphil, the firm’s paralegal affiliate, handles all seafarers’ medical claims. Del Rosario Pandiphil is also now the Philippine network partner of the Through Transport Club, the largest club for ship, terminal, and depot operators, container lessors, and freight forwarders, and is a member of, and insured with, the ITIC Club.
The firm continues to evolve
The firm’s corporate practice has grown substantially in recent years to accommodate increased business and the outsourcing activities of its clients in the Philippines. These business activities include direct foreign investments, company formations such as RO/ROHQ, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate work.
The firm’s tax and immigration practices have likewise grown to support the growing corporate clientele, to ensure their compliance with the ever developing local regulatory environment.
Major international law firms regularly refer cases to DelRosarioLaw, trusting them to ably handle their representation in the Philippines. The litigation and dispute resolution practice of the firm continually expands to various fields of law to cope with the ever expanding business concerns of its clients.
In recent years there has been a large increase in matters pertaining to intellectual property. The firm’s IP clients include international giants Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Sony.
Co-managing partner Arturo T del Rosario Jr, besides specialising in maritime law, also holds the position of president of the International Property Association of the Philippines and spearheads DelRosarioLaw‘s work covering trademark and patent applications and disputes.
Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW) is the country’s premier law firm with a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of legal professionals who possess in-depth knowledge in specialized fields of law, backed by extensive experience of over forty years in the practice of law in the Philippines. From a core group of seven lawyers at its inception in 1972, the Firm has grown to a prestigious service organization of more than 170 lawyers and over 170 non-legal personnel. Its principal offices are in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila. The firm has full service branches in thriving business commercial centers in the Visayas and Mindanao - Cebu City and Davao City.
The Firm has an excellent track record in litigation and dispute resolution, labor and employment law, intellectual property, and in handling diverse, significant and complex business projects and transactions for both local and multinational clients. It has been involved in landmark litigation cases and significant business transactions.
ACCRALAW’s clientele represents the full spectrum of business and industry, and includes professional organizations and individuals. Servicing the Firm’s clients are seven practice departments and two branches, which offer timely, creative and strategic legal solutions matched with cost-efficient administration and expert handling of clients’ requirements.
The Managing Partner of the Firm is Emerico O. De Guzman and its Co-Managing Partner is Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad.
“Setting the Pace of Excellence in the Practice of Law”
Founded in May 2000, Disini Buted Disini Law Offices provide a full range of legal support and services to clients in the fields of foreign investment, technology, corporate practice and litigation. We are first to develop an expertise on the field of technology, e-commerce and cyberspace law. We combine our expertise in the law with our in-depth knowledge of the Internet, convergence, telecommunications and emerging trends and technologies.