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Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) is a full-service law firm of over 50 lawyers in the Philippines specializing in corporate and commercial transactions, litigation and arbitration, taxation, as well as labor and employment.
It was established in February 2007 by Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa, Jaime Renato B. Gatmaytan, Ben Dominic R. Yap, Norma Margarita B. Patacsil, Anthony Mark A. Gutierrez, and Jesus Paolo U. Protacio, each of whom brought significant experience and expertise in a broad range of practice areas and in diverse fields of law. The firm currently has 14 partners.
C&G Law was formerly known as Caguioa & Gatmaytan. The change of name was brought about by Mr. Caguioa’s withdrawal from the firm in January 2013 following his appointment as Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and subsequently as Secretary of the Department of Justice by Philippine President Benigno C. Aquino III. In January 2016, Mr. Caguioa was appointed as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court.
C&G Law is regarded as a top-ranked firm in the Philippines in Construction, Dispute Resolution (including Arbitration), Energy, Infrastructure, Projects, Real Estate and Taxation. It is also well-regarded in the Corporate and M&A and Labor and Employment fields. The firm has received a number of awards for its work in these fields.
C&G Law is a member firm of the Rajah & Tann Asia, Southeast Asia’s largest legal network.
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)
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.
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.
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.