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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan  

Legal Services | Philippines

www.syciplaw.com
tel: +632 982 3600 | fax: +632 817 3896
SyCipLaw Center | Metro Manila | 0 | Philippines


Main Contacts

Hector De Leon

Hector M. De Leon, Jr.Managing Partner

Simeon Ken Ferrer

Simeon Ken R. FerrerHead of Corporate Services Department

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's Overview

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was founded in 1945. It is the largest law firm in the Philippines. We offer a broad and integrated range of legal services, with departments in the following fields:

- Banking, finance and securities
- Special projects
- Corporate services
- General business law
- Tax
- Intellectual property
- Employment law and immigration
- Dispute resolution


Within this structure, we have specialists in key practice areas such as mergers and acquisitions, energy, power, infrastructure, natural resources, government contracts, real estate, insurance, international arbitration, mediation, media, business process outsourcing, and technology.

We represent clients from almost every industry and enterprise, and the firm�s client portfolio includes local and global business leaders. We also act for governmental agencies, international organizations, and non-profit institutions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1945
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 152

Languages: Chinese, English, Filipino, Japanese, Spanish, Korean

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Advertising, Media & Entertainment
  • Aviation & Maritime Law
  • Banking, Finance & Securities
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Services & Business Transactions
  • E-commerce & Technology
  • Employment, Labor Relations & Immigration
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Food & Drug
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property, Franchising & Distribution
  • Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Mining & Natural Resources
  • Privatization
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade Law & Customs Regulation
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Leah Abutan

Leah C. AbutanSenior Associate

Ruben Acebedo

Ruben P. AcebedoSenior Associate




Il Young Choi

Il Young ChoiAssociate





Joanna Marie Joson

Joanna Marie O. JosonSenior Associate



Bhong Paulo Macasaet

Bhong Paulo A. MacasaetSenior Associate




Maria Christina Ortua

Maria Christina C. OrtuaSenior Associate

Emmar Benjoe Panahon

Emmar Benjoe B. PanahonSenior Associate


Ma. Patricia Paz

Ma. Patricia B. PazSenior Associate





Jericho Tiu

Jericho R TiuAssociate

Joan Mae To Conejos

Joan Mae S. To ConejosSenior Associate


Maria Viola Vista

Maria Viola B. VistaSenior Associate


Of Counsel

Other

Articles

Philippine Legislation in the Pipeline: Can They "De-contract" the Economy?
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2020

Analysts predict that the Philippine economy may contract by as high as 9% in the second quarter of 2020. The country's financial managers and some policymakers are asking that Congress prioritize some key bills -- the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE), the Digital Economy Taxation Act, and An Act Ensuring Philippine Financial Industry Resiliency Against the COVID-19 Pandemic – in the hope that these measures can address the impact of the pandemic on business and the economy. This briefing notes the status and highlights of these bills, as well as a look at a COVID relief measure for small and medium enterprises.A...

SyCipLaw's Doing Business in the Philippines: A General Guide (2020 Update)
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2020

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan’s (SyCipLaw) publication about the general guidelines in doing business in the Philippines has been updated. It aims to showcase the Philippines as an attractive venue for business ventures, to guide the businessmen and lawyers alike in their business decision making, and to help investors restart the Philippine economy in connection with the lifting of certain COVID-19-related quarantine restrictions. The guide was first published in 2015, when the firm celebrated its 70th anniversary. This 2020 edition was prepared in connection with SyCipLaw’s 75th anniversary celebrations...

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Press

SyCipLaw joins PBSP’s ‘Ready for School’
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, August 2018

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan joined the kick-off activity of the Philippine Business for Social Progress’ (PBSP) annual “Ready for School” (RFS) campaign last May 26 at the Taguig National High School (TNHS) in New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City. SyCipLaw volunteers helped prepare the school in time for the opening of classes last June. The activities included repainting of school chairs and blackboards, covering of books, construction of reading nooks, and cleaning of classrooms. According to SyCipLaw Human Resources Manager Araceli Bundoc, “Our employees are natural volunteers. I think it’s innate in them...

9 SyCipLaw Lawyers Recognized in ABLJ List of Top 100 Lawyers in the Philippines
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, August 2018

Asia Business Law Journal’s list of top 100 lawyers in the Philippines includes nine lawyers from SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. The list was based on extensive research conducted by the publication, including nominations made by professionals in Filipino and global companies and law firms. The SyCipLaw lawyers featured in the list are: • Hector M. de Leon, Jr., managing partner - Corporate/M&A; projects, infrastructure and energy; finance; tax • Emmanuel M. Lombos, partner - Dispute resolution; product liability • Marievic G...

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