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Partners at Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim advise a range of carriers, including AirAsia Berhad, Air Nauru, Jeju Air, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Heavy Lift Cargo Airlines. The firm is experienced in representing clients before the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and also advises clients on compliance issues, regulatory proceedings and petitioning. Name partners Carlos Ocampo, Manolito Manalo, Juan Valdez and Bernadeth Lim are active in this area.

Platon Martinez Flores San Pedro & Leaño’s aviation practice is led by Peter Bantilan and Arturo Selim. Jenny Santiago is well versed in acting for airline companies before the CAB. The firm acts as counsel for Philippine Airlines, Air France, Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific, and provides specialist advice on claims for damages and other litigation matters.

Maria Angeles-Carale at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles specialises in the full range of aviation-related matters and regularly acts on behalf of local and international clients.

Siguion Reyna, Montecillo & Ongsiako’s aviation practice frequently advises airline companies and insurers on matters involving injury and death, delay, damage to and loss of passenger baggage or cargo, and represents clients before the CAB. In addition to acting as counsel to airline companies such as Philippine Airlines, Gulf Air, and Korean Air, the firm also represents several international insurers such as AON Group and Willis Corroon Aerospace. Mario Andres, Carlos Natividad and Jose Crisostomo Jr are the key contacts.

The aviation team at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan is led by Carina Laforteza, who acts for a range of clients including CIT Aerospace International, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, and Intrepid Aviation Management LLC. In addition to representing clients before the CAB, the team advises clients on leasing issues, financing, registration of aircrafts, security filing with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), and regulatory coordination.

Jose Agcaoili at Agcaoili & Associates is well versed in aviation law, and has substantial experience in aircraft financing and leasing.

Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila’s aviation practice is experienced in handling matters involving regulatory compliance issues, operating requirements, as well as international negotiations for air service and commercial agreements. Felipe Gozon is the partner to note.

The aviation practice at Puno & Puno Law Offices represents foreign air carriers in matters concerning regulatory compliance and assists clients with obtaining regulatory approval from the CAB and CAAP. Helena Rosales-Calo is the key aviation contact within the firm.

Marvin Masangkay and Rodrigo Quimbo at Quisumbing Torres provide expertise in resolving aviation disputes, with experience in acting for airline companies on mergers, regulatory compliance, competition law and operating permits.

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