Luis Vera Cruz

ACCRALAW - Philippines

Of Counsel/Consultant

Taguig City

+63(2) 8830 8000

Senior Statesman




Practice area:

Dispute resolution

LUIS A. VERA CRUZ, JR. has been actively engaged in practice of law specializing in Litigation and Special Projects for the past 46 years.  He has handled all categories of Civil, Criminal, Administrative and Election cases.  He has appeared in all levels of the Judiciary including the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.  He also appeared before Administrative Agencies and the Commission on Election.  He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Philippine Bar Association and State of New York.  He used to be the Head of the Litigation Department and Co-Managing Partner of ACCRALAW from which he retired a Senior Partner.  He is at present Of Counsel/Consultant of ACCRALAW and Legal Consultant of San Miguel Corporation.  He is a 1970 Graduate of the UP College of Business Administration and a 1974 graduate of the UP College of Law.  He took up his Masters of Law in Cornell University. He is an avid golfer.

  • Lead Counsel of the Philippine Bar Association assailing the Anti-Terrorism Act before the Supreme Court.
  • Member of Panel of Arbitrators in the Arbitration case entitled, DMCI Project Developers Inc. vs. Bases Conversion and Development Authority and North Luzon Railways Corporation
  • Head of Legal team in an anticipated litigation against the Government involving the Enforcement of Philippine Innovation Act

  • Banking and finance
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory
  • Tax

  • Consumer goods and services

  • June 6, 1975

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP)
  • Philippine Bar Association (PBA) 
  • Accredited member of Philippine Dispute Resolution Center Inc. (PDRCI),
  • Accredited Member of National Association Mediation (NAM) New York Bar
  • Member New York Bar