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Within Aviation, Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office is a second tier firm,

Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office has a strong reputation for transactional and regulatory advice, largely thanks to the expertise of Felipe Gozon, a former president of the Aviation Lawyers Association of the Philippines.

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Within Corporate and M&A, tier 5

Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office acts for several major clients in the energy, mining and TMT sectors, and Roberto Rafael Lucila is very active. Major clients include Omico Mining, Time Life and San Miguel Corporation.

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Within Dispute resolution, tier 4

Gener Asuncion is one of the main partners at Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office, which is particularly recommended for its media and entertainment-related disputes work.

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Within Employment, Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office is a third tier firm,

Roberto Parel is one of the lead employment partners at Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office. The firm handles the full range of matters and regularly advises clients on their employment policies and employee benefit plans.

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Within Intellectual property Other recommended firms

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Within Projects and energy, Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office is a third tier firm,

Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office acts for a string of clients, including Atlas Mining, Omico Mining, Berong Nickel Corporation and Ulugan Nickel Corporation. Roberto Parel and Eric Vincent Estoesta are both experienced.

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Within TMT, Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office is a first tier firm,

Belo Gozon Elma Parel Asuncion & Lucila Law Office’s excellent group is fronted by Felipe Gozon, Roberto Rafael Lucila and Roberto Parel. The firm is strong on the telecoms and media side and is highly rated for libel law, where clients include the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Other clients include SEAR Telecommunications, Progressive Broadcasting Corporation, and Time Life.

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