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Philippines : Aviation
Within Aviation, Romulo is a second tier firm,
Romulo’s key contact for aviation law matters is Perry Pe, who has a particularly good reputation for finance and infrastructure-related transactions.
Philippines : Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo remains an undisputed market leader for big-ticket financing transactions, where it regularly advises leading international and domestic banks, including Deutsche Bank, ING Bank and Citibank. Highlights included advising the IFC on a $75m loan to the Energy Development Corporation. The firm also represented HSBC on a PhP5bn credit facility to the Manila Electric Company. Jose Salvador Mirasol leads the first-class team.
Philippines : Capital markets
Within Capital markets, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo is regularly involved in the jurisdiction’s biggest equity and debt capital markets transactions. Recent highlights included advising UBS as sole bookrunner on the PhP5.3bn shares listing in JG Summit. The team has an array of top-class talent, including group head Cynthia Roxas-del Castillo.
Philippines : Corporate and M&A
Within Corporate and M&A, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo is a top-choice firm for major corporate deals. Corporate and banking head Jose Salvador Mirasol leads a team of first class practitioners, which includes name partner Ricardo Romulo as well as Perry Pe and Agustin Montilla. The practice is also highly recommended for corporate restructuring work.
Philippines : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Romulo is a second tier firm,
Romulo has a very good reputation for civil, administrative and criminal litigation matters as well as alternative dispute resolution. Key partners include Eduardo de los Angeles and Jacinto Jimenez.
Philippines : Employment
Within Employment, Romulo is a second tier firm,
Romulo’s employment practice is underpinned by the firm’s wider offering and impressive client base. Enriquito Mendoza heads the team, which is equally adept at contentious and non-contentious matters.
Philippines : Immigration
Within Immigration, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Maria Terestita Sison-Go heads the highly active immigration team at Romulo, which represents a broad range of international corporate clients on employee visa and work permit issues.
Philippines : Intellectual property
Within Intellectual property, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo advises clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Citigroup, and Starwood Hotel & Resorts on the full spectrum of patent, trade mark and copyright matters. Rogelio Nicandro and Joaquin Sayoc are both highly active.
Philippines : Projects and energy
Within Projects and energy, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo’s Perry Pe enjoys an excellent reputation for project finance work, with the team regularly acting for both borrowers and lenders on market-leading transactions. Alongside major energy and power projects, the practice is also experienced in mining sector issues and large-scale infrastructure developments, including airports, roads and railways.
Philippines : Real estate and construction
Within Real estate and construction, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo expertly covers all types of real estate and construction matters, including financing transactions, acquisitions and disputes. Joaquin Sayoc has a very good reputation for real estate investment and development advice.
Philippines : Shipping
Within Shipping, Romulo is a third tier firm,
Romulo’s maritime practice regularly represents underwriters and shipowners on disputes, including insurance, labour, and charter party-related cases. The firm is also strong on non-contentious work, for which it advises a broad range of international clients.
Philippines : TMT
Within TMT, Romulo is a second tier firm,
Romulo acts for several leading players within the TMT market and is recommended for its advice on transactional matters. The firm is active in the telecoms and wider communications industries.
Philippines : Tax
Within Tax, Romulo is a first tier firm,
Romulo’s superb team of seasoned tax lawyers advises on the full gamut of matters, including tax refunds, assessment and major disputes work. The practice is underpinned by the firm’s top-notch corporate finance work, with the team highly recommended for advising on transactional matters. Priscilla Valer has an excellent reputation.
Further information on Romulo
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Offices in Manila
- Aviation : Aviation
- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Capital markets : Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A : Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- Employment : Employment
- Immigration : Immigration
- Intellectual property : Intellectual property
- Projects and energy : Projects and energy
- Real estate and construction : Real estate and construction
- Shipping : Shipping
- TMT : TMT
- Tax : Tax