Current position: Partner
Practice area/industry focus: Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Law, Data Privacy, Tax
Career highlights: Jude Ocampo leads the M&A and tax teams of OS Law. He has extensive experience in advising on and implementing complex transactions. His expertise in commercial and tax law allows Jude to quickly recognize the big picture and devise creative solutions to commercial challenges affecting transactions. In his 19-year legal career, he has led legal and tax teams in ASEAN, Central Asia and Europe. Jude also previously served as the Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs in the Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry and the Department of Finance.
Jude holds an LL.B. from the University of the Philippines, an MBA from UNC-Kenan Flagler, and an LL.M. from Harvard University. He writes on competition law for Lexis Nexis, tax law for IBFD and contributes to Linklaters: Data Protected guide.
“Jude has been instrumental in structuring transactions with many moving parts. He is also an able negotiator who consistently demonstrates an ability to help transaction parties mutually achieve commercial goals. His legal knowledge and tax expertise combined with his business education (Finance MBA) come in handy in difficult deals.” Daniel D. Ibasco, MBA (Fortman Cline Capital Markets).
Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2020 in Corporate and M&A