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Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City, 1634

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Client Service Excellence

English | Filipino


Jurisdiction:

Philippines

Practice area:

Real estate


Julius Cervantes is a partner in Quisumbing Torres’ Corporate & Commercial Practice Group and heads the Real Estate Focus Group.  He is likewise a member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Group, as well as the Industrial, Manufacturing & Telecommunications and Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Groups.  He has been engaged in corporate and commercial law practice for over 17 years, and is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, structuring of foreign direct investments, commercial agreements and contracts, construction law, and regulatory matters. 

He is a private sector representative to the Sub-Task Force on Registering Property of the Ease of the Philippine government’s Doing Business and Anti-Red Tape Advisory Council.  He likewise has in-house counsel experience, having acted as Asia-Pacific regional commercial counsel for one of the business lines of a US-headquartered multinational conglomerate, from 2010 to 2012. 

Julius is cited in the 2020 Asialaw Client Service Excellence Ratings. 

Practice focus
Julius mainly handles foreign investment regulation and doing business concerns, and routinely advises domestic and foreign businesses on investment structures, equity restrictions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, divestitures, M&A, real estate transactions, and government contracts.  He has worked with clients from a wide range of industries, including industrials, manufacturing, construction, automotive, transportation, gaming, information technology, and consumer goods, as well as non-profit entities.

Admissions
Philippines (2003)

Education
University of the Philippines (LLB) (2002)
Ateneo de Manila University (BS Legal Management) (1996)