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Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw) is particularly active in matters relating to port operations, dock services, bare boat charters and crew management. The admiralty and maritime law practice also frequently represents clients in actions involving claims for death or injury of passengers, loss or damage to cargo, and property cases arising from collisions and other maritime accidents. Ana Arnaldo-Oracion and Arnold Corporal are the key contacts.

Ruben Del Rosario leads the Shipping practice at maritime boutique Del Rosario & Del Rosario. The firm acts for local and international shipowners on a range of matters, including labour issues, collisions, oil pollution, finance, and ship registration. Joseph Rebano represented MT Alpine Magnolia in a vessel seizure and detention case and assisted the client in lifting the wrongful seizure of the vessel alleged to have been involved in illegal oil smuggling.

The admiralty and maritime practice at Ortega Bacorro Odulio Calma & Carbonell handles cases involving collision, ship arrest, pollution, cargo claims and administrative proceedings. Gregorio Ortega, Benjamin Bacorro, Elizer Odulio and Pedro Carbonell are the key shipping contacts within the firm.

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan is experienced in handling both non-contentious and adversarial proceedings, and represents a wide cross section of the maritime industry, including shipowners, shipyards, financial institutions, charterers, and crewing agents. Members of the team frequently advise clients on liability and claims relating to collisions, oil pollution, cargo, marine insurance and work-related disability of crew members.

Elpidio Jamora leads the shipping, maritime and aviation practice at Carag, Jamora, Somera & Villareal Law Offices.

At Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles, Manuel Cosico handles ship arrest, seaman’s claim cases, and marine insurance claims, as well as acquisitions and sales of ocean-going vessels.

VeraLaw (Del Rosario Raboca Gonzales Grasparil) acts for P&I clubs, marine insurers, port operators, shipowners and charterers, providing clients with expertise in the full range of maritime and admiralty law. Valeriano Del Rosario is particularly active in the arrest and release of ships, mortgage registrations, cargo claims, and ship collision and salvage matters.

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