Title: Admiralty and Maritime
Languages: Filipino and English.
Areas of Practice
Named as one of Asia's leading lawyers in shipping and maritime law in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Shipping and Maritime Lawyers (1998).
Maritime arbitrator, accredited by the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc..
Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Vice Chairman, 2000-2003), Makati Law Foundation (Director, 1992-1993), Makati Chamber of Commerce (Director, 1998-1999), Maritime Law Association of the Philippines (President, 1995), Philippine Bar Association, Asean Law Association, and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
Contributed to the Philippine sections of the Maritime Law Handbook printed by Kluwer Law International (Netherlands) on:
Professional Activities and Experience
Foreign attorney, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, San Francisco (1981), Sinclair, Roche & Temperley, London (1982).
Preparatory education, University of the Philippines (B.S.B.A., LL.B.); New York University (LL.M.); City of London Polytechnic (Certificate in Maritime Law, with distinction).