PJS Law operates at the heart of one of Asia’s dynamic economies, providing local and foreign clients with a comprehensive range of legal services. We are active in both established and emerging practice areas, recognized for the in-depth knowledge and extensive transactional experience of our lawyers in the fields of energy, infrastructure, corporate/mergers and acquisitions, banking, finance and capital markets, and conflict resolution.
PJS Law also cultivates a robust practice in the fields of arbitration, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property & information technology, labour and employment, litigation, real estate, and taxation.
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.
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (“SyCipLaw”) is one of the largest law firms in the Philippines and it is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Its principal office is in Makati City, with branch offices in Cebu City, Davao City and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
The firm represents clients from almost every industry and enterprise, and the firm’s client portfolio includes local and global business leaders. The firm also acts for governmental agencies, international organizations, and non-profit institutions; SyCipLaw maintains links with established and leading firms across the globe and membership to various exclusive international lawyers’ associations.
SyCipLaw is recognized as the “Philippine Law Firm of the Year” at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2020; “Philippine Law Firm of the Year” and “Best Overall Law Firm of the Year” at the Asia Business Law Journal Philippine Law Awards 2019; and “Firm of the Year 2019” by In-House Community; ranked as “Outstanding Firm” by Asialaw Profiles 2020; “Band 1 Firm” by Chambers Asia Pacific 2020; and “Top Tier Firm” by the IFLR1000 2020 and Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020.
Poblador Bautista & Reyes is a professional partnership founded in 1994 by Alexander J. Poblador, Mario Luza Bautista and Gilbert Raymund T. Reyes.
It is a general practice and full-service law firm with lawyers who have extensive experience and expertise, particularly in the fields of litigation and commercial arbitration, corporations, real estate and construction, intellectual property, media and telecommunications, anti-trust and competition, insurance and banking, insolvency and restructuring, family law, taxation and immigration.
Our Lawyers The firm currently has 15 partners, 21 associates and 1 consultant. Its lawyers are members of various legal organizations such as the International Trademark Association (INTA) in New York, the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP), the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP).
Recent Awards/Accolades Asian-mena Counsel/In-House Community
Firm of the Year – Real Estate & Construction (2017)
Quisumbing Torres is a full-service firm, advising many of the most dynamic and successful business organizations in the Philippines and overseas for more than 50 years.
Our lawyers specialize not only from the standpoint of practice areas but also from the perspective of industries, including:
Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group:Bienvenido Marquez III (Bienvenido.Marquez@quisumbingtorres.com); Luisa Fernandez-Guina (Luisa.Fernandez-Guina@quisumbingtorres.com) Our services include advising and assisting with the establishment of corporate vehicles, government approvals, permits, licenses, and registrations for clients’ operations, preparing and negotiating and reviewing contracts for various commercial transactions, such as licensing agreements, distribution agreements, lease agreements, and other arrangements, brand protection, and compliance with international trade and customs regulations. We also advise clients on e-commerce, advertising, data privacy, competition and anti-trust, consumer protection, employment, transfer pricing, product regulations and recall, and disputes.
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure: Dennis Quintero (Dennis.Quintero@quisumbingtorres.com) Building on our wealth of experience in this sector, we understand the needs of both investors and financiers. Our transactional capability, coupled with our broad-ranging skills in project development, finance, corporate, tax, and environmental and competition law, means we can deliver commercially effective solutions at every stage of the process.
Financial Institutions: Dennis Quintero (Dennis.Quintero@quisumbingtorres.com) We provide financial institutions with sector-specific, pragmatic advice on tax structuring, M&A and joint ventures, intellectual property protection, IT, outsourcing, real estate portfolio management, employment, compensation schemes and pensions, data privacy compliance, regulatory compliance, investigations, financial crimes and dispute resolution.
Healthcare & Life Sciences: Christina Macasaet-Acaban (Christina.Macasaet-Acaban@quisumbingtorres.com) As trusted advisors to the world's largest pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and healthcare services companies, our team works across jurisdictions, and practice areas to help industry players in various areas such as mergers and acquisitions, market entry, patents and brands protection, transfer pricing and tax planning strategies, product liability cases and complex disputes, regulatory compliance, clinical trials, competition and trade, commercial agreements, data privacy, and employment.
Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation: Donemark Calimon (Donemark.Calimon@quisumbingtorres.com) We provide support in a number of sub-sectors, including agribusiness, aviation, aerospace and defence, automotive, chemicals, construction and building materials, industrial conglomerates, and transportation and logistics. We have valuable insights on current trends affecting clients in light of digital technology (Internet of Things, advanced analytics, e-commerce, blockchain trading, artificial intelligence), physical technology (autonomous vehicles, advanced robotics, new materials) and environmental challenges (environmental threats, trade uncertainty).
Technology, Media & Telecommunications:Gil Zerrudo (Gil.Zerrudo@quisumbingtorres.com); Divina Ilas-Panganiban (Divina.Ilas-Panganiban@quisumbingtorres.com) We focus on three key areas – (1) Communications and Mobility (including licensing and regulatory matters, internet issues, and privacy / data protection), (2) Digital Media (including interactive entertainment, content and content delivery, broadcasting and transmission, and crisis and reputation management), and (3) Technology (including issues on artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing and e-commerce).
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.