Ramon G. Songco

Ramon G. Songco



  • Litigation & Arbitration

WSG Practice Industries


SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

WSG Leadership

WSG in Asia Group
WSG Main Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group

Bar Admissions

admitted, 1991, Philippines


University of St. La Salle (A.B., B.S.C.); Ateneo de Manila University (LL.B., Second Honors).
Areas of Practice

Litigation & Arbitration

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Cited as Key Individual in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Asia-Pacific (2010, 2011 and 2012)

Professional Associations

Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.


Philippine Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, February 2018

1.1 What type of legal system has your jurisdiction got? Are there any rules that govern civil procedure in your jurisdiction? The Philippine legal system is primarily a civil law system, although it may be considered a mixed regime consisting of both civil andcommon law traditions. Civil procedure is governed primarily bythe 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure, or Rules 1 to 71 of the Rules of Court (“ROC”), and various issuances promulgated by the Supreme Court. 1...

ALB: “Evidentiary Issues in Arbitration”
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2016

The November 2016 issue of the Asian Legal Business (ALB) includes a regional update article entitled “Evidentiary Issues in Arbitration”, contributed by SyCipLaw Partner Ramon G. Songco and Associate Arvin Kristopher A. Razon. The article enumerated and discussed the laws that aimed to address concerns in resolving disputes in arbitration, such as how evidence is presented, assessed for relevance and competence, and protected during arbitration proceedings...