26th Street Corner 3rd Avenue
Crescent Park West
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City 1634
Tel: +63 2 819 4963
TJ Mendoza is a partner and the head of Quisumbing Torres' Banking & Finance Practice Group, Financial Institutions Industry Group and Fintech Focus Group. He is also a member of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group, with particular focus on public M&A and capital markets transactions. He has extensive experience leading and supervising teams in various local and international special projects involving mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, corporate and project finance transactions for industry leaders in the natural resource, energy and infrastructure sectors.
He is ranked as a Leading Lawyer for Banking and Finance in Chambers Asia Pacific and has been the Philippine partner-in-charge of certain projects recognized and/or awarded by various institutions, such as the IFLR Asia awards 2017 and Asian Legal Business Law awards 2016. More recently, TJ was cited by Asia Business Law Journal as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the Philippines through its inaugural "A-List" of the country's legal professionals.
TJ's practice focuses on banking and finance, capital markets, energy, mining and infrastructure, public and private M&A, and real estate. He advises clients from a wide range of industries, including financial institutions on financial regulations, foreign direct investment regulations, corporate, capital and deal structures, corporate governance, financing and security creation issues and national and local licensing and regulatory issues.
He has also acted as counsel for various issuers and/or underwriters, or other financial advisors of issuers in transactions involving initial public offerings (IPOs) in the Philippines and initial listing on the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc., and at various times has served as director and corporate secretary for certain listed and unlisted companies.
University of the Philippines (Bachelor of Laws) (2006)
Ateneo de Manila University (AB Political Science) (2002)
Asialaw Rising Star 2020 in Banking and finance