Makati City


Distinguished Practitioner




Practice area:

Labour and employment

Leslie C. Dy is a partner of SyCipLaw. She specializes in employment and labor where she handles arbitration, litigation, and collective bargaining negotiations, among others. Her practice also includes product liability litigation, family relations, estate planning and settlement, and land disputes.

Ms. Dy gives counsel and advice to local and foreign investors on Philippine law in general and extends comprehensive assistance to multinational companies across various industries in their day-to-day employment-related issues and concerns, including disciplinary actions, compliance and benefits policies, retirement, and employee stock option plans. She also provides advice on employment issues in corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions. She writes articles in legal journals and publications and does webinars and lectures to senior executives and personnel managers in top corporations. She also provides advice on data privacy, anti-competition, anti-bribery, and antitrust matters.

Some of Ms. Dy’s most recent awards and citations include:

* Band 1 in Employment, Chambers Asia Pacific 2020-2022
* Cited as one of the Leading Lawyers in the Philippines, Chambers Asia Pacific Leading Lawyers and Law Firms 2022
* Leading Individual in Labour & Employment, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020-2022
* Recommended Lawyer in Labour and Employment, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
* Distinguished Practitioner for Labour & Employment, asialaw Profiles 2020-2023
* Litigation Star in Labour and Employment, Benchmark LItigation 2022-2022
* Top 100 Women in Litigation, Benchmark Litigation 2020-2022
* One of the Top 100 Lawyers in the Philippines, Asia Business Law Journal 2021-2022

  • Labour and employment
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Tax

  • 1990, Philippines

  • De La Salle University (B.A., cum laude)
  • Ateneo de Manila University (LL.B., First Honors)