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Dante T. Pamintuan

Dante T. Pamintuan



  • Employment, Labor Relations & Immigration
  • Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Tax

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Dante T. Pamintuan is a partner in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, and a member of its Employment and Immigration Department. His primary area of practice is in employment law, specifically in industrial relations, collective bargaining, strikes and lockouts, voluntary and compulsory arbitration, labor compliance audits, corporate restructuring and reorganization affecting staff and manpower, and labor litigation. In addition to these practice areas, he also has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, employment-related tax and regulatory practice, and various types of litigation arising from these areas.

Mr. Pamintuan was lead counsel in the Philippine mergers of several multinational pharmaceutical companies, as well as in other types of corporate reorganizations. He has advised on the appropriate response to unionization drives in various multinational and multi-branch entities in the food and retail industry, pharmaceutical industry, and transportation. He advises and conducts labor compliance audits for these firms, as well as for clients in the business process outsourcing industry.

He also handles corporate services work, and is active in litigation involving the Securities and Exchange Commission. He sits in the board of various companies and acts as resident agent for some of them.

Bar Admissions

1985, Philippines


University of the Philippines (A.B.; LL.B., cum laude).
Areas of Practice

Employment, Labor Relations & Immigration | Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions | Litigation & Arbitration | Tax

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    People Management Association of the Philippines
    Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Accredited Lecturer, Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) under the Philippine Supreme Court


COVID-19 Legal Briefing: Focus on Employment and Public Health Standards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2020

This briefing takes a deeper dive into the labor and employment aspect of COVID-19 issuances. Some of the guidelines here are covered in our The Return-to-Work-Checklist for Philippine Companies. A.  Operating establishments have been directed to comply with public health standards prescribed by the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 1.  The DTI issued DTI Memorandum Circular No...

SyCipLaw Employment & Immigration Update 2017 Q1
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, July 2017

SyCipLaw''s Employment & Immigration Update (Volume XV, Issue 1) features updates and articles on issuances from the Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE), including the new guidelines on contracting and subcontracting, and the implementing rules and regulations of theAnti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act,the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and those governingthe employment and working conditions of collectors in the debt collection industry...

Additional Articles

Conducted seminars and workshops for various clients on labor and industrial relations, labor standards, management for managers and supervisors, and related topics.

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