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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 | 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


John Paul de Leon

John Paul V. de LeonSenior Associate





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 Chapter of Getting the Deal Through: Labour & Employment 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, August 2018

 Legislation and agencies 1 What are the main statutes and regulations relating to employment? The Labor Code of the Philippines (Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended) (the Labor Code) and the Omnibus Rules Implementing the Labor Code. 2 Is there any law prohibiting discrimination or harassment in employment? If so, what categories are regulated under the law? The Labor Code prohibits discrimination against women on account of their sex, and against children on account of their age. The Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No...

Philippine Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Trade Marks 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2018

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Trade Marks 2018 Philippine Chapter Enrique T. Manuel and Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan   1 Relevant Authorities and Legislation 1.1 What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction? The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is therelevant trade mark authority. 1.2 What is the relevant trade mark legislation in your jurisdiction? The Republic Act 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (IP Code), is the relevant trade mark legislation. 2 Application for a Trade Mark 2...

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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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