For the second year in a row, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was named Philippine Law Firm of the Year, Arbitration Law Firm of the Year, and Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year at the 2nd ALB Philippine Law Awards.
The firm also received the Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, while SyCipLaw partner Emmanuel M. Lombos was named Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year.
Now on its second year, the ALB Philippine Law Awards pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams that have significantly contributed to the Philippine legal landscape. The awards night was held on October 6, 2017 at the Makati Shangri-La.
Visit the ALB website to view the full list of shortlisted and winning firms, and for more information on the ALB Philippine Law Awards: http://www.legalbusinessonline.com/awards/philippine-law-awards-2017?qt-conference_quicktab=6.
SyCipLaw was also recognized as Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2017, IFLR Asia Awards 2017 and Who's Who Legal Awards 2017. The firm is ranked as a top-tier and highly recommended firm as Top Tier Firm at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Rankings 2017, Chambers Global Rankings 2017, and Asia-Pacific Legal 500 Rankings 2017.
Emmanuel M. Lombos has acted as Philippine litigation counsel for, among others, the Government of the United States, First Pacific Group, Philip Morris International, Keppel Group of Singapore, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Corporation, IMPSA of Argentina, and BMW, as well as state-owned enterprises of various countries. Mr. Lombos has been repeatedly named as one of Asia's and the Philippines' leading litigators by various legal publications, including Asialaw, Euromoney Publications, International Financial Law Review, Who's Who Legal, and Chambers and Partners.