Principal practice areas/industry focus: He has extensive experience in commercial litigation, international arbitration, real estate finance and project development, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization.
Career highlights: He has consistently been cited as a recommended or leading lawyer in the fields of dispute resolution, real estate, banking and finance in the Philippines by Asia Law Leading Lawyers, PLC Global Counsel 3000, the Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and other international publications.
In 2000, he acted as one of the Private Prosecutors in the Impeachment Trial of Former President Joseph Estrada, upon the recommendation of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines. He has orally argued before the Supreme Court in high-profile cases, the most recent ones being the disqualification petition against a sitting Senator and leading contender in the 2016 Presidential elections, and the quo warranto petition filed against the Chief Justice in 2018, where he served as lead counsel for the Chief Justice.
Asialaw Elite Practitioner 2021 in Dispute resolution