Established in the Philippines on January 2006 by a group of like-minded and innovative lawyers each with over 15 years of experience in their own fields of specialization, Hechanova Bugay Vilchez & Andaya-Racadio is a full-service law firm. The firm has a very strong intellectual property law practice dealing with contentious issues, as well as in the fields of corporate law and taxation.
Founded on excellence, integrity and solidarity as core values, Morales & Justiniano is committed to providing exceptional legal services - a commitment expressed in "primus lex" (first in legal service) in the firm's domain name.
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 Salvador L. Pena.
“Setting the Pace of Excellence in the Practice of Law”
The firm is a general law practice firm and is one of the oldest in the Philippines. The firm corresponds with leading law firms around the world. Representative clients include Bayer, Takeda, NBA Properties, Inc., President and Fellows of Harvard College, Samsung, Lincoln Electric, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Texas Instruments. The firm acts as legal adviser to the American, British, German, Swedish, and Greek Embassies in the Philippines.
Kapunan & Castillo is a full-service law firm, with a team of ten (10) associates, all of whom are selected graduates of top law schools in the Philippines, acting under the leadership and supervision of its five (5) well-respected partners.
Kapunan & Castillo Law Offices has evolved and grown to efficiently respond to its expanding client base and to dynamic changes in law and business. Remaining true to its values of competence, courage and character, the Firm is equipped to advise clients on a full range of legal services. An expanding medium-sized firm with the capability of representing clients in different aspects of law, the Firm has earned respect and a well-deserved niche in the legal profession.
Practice Areas The Firm’s expertise covers corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, investment structuring, financing, public offerings, joint ventures, franchising, and corporate rehabilitation. The Firm has the competence and capability to conduct comprehensive due diligence examinations of companies. The Firm also handles substantial work involving family law, environmental law, general litigation, administrative law, mining, banking, taxation, trusts, estate planning, intellectual property, labor and telecommunications. The firm is highly respected for its work in intellectual property, especially in the protection of trademarks, copyrights and patents. Senior partner Atty. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan is an acknowledged expert in the field of intellectual property internationally. The late Senator Raul Roco was instrumental in the drafting of the Intellectual Property Code with the assistance of the senior partners of the Firm.
The Firm is also an advocate of environment law, and is also lobbying for the passage of anti-trust laws to protect small and medium Filipino business enterprises.
K&C believes that every client deserves the best legal service. In handling a referral, a team of lawyers is carefully chosen and organized under the supervision of a partner, with the number of lawyers varying according to the extent and complexity of the work required. This system assures high-quality legal service.