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Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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.

Leading individuals

Maria Angeles-Carale - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles‚Äė banking and finance practice head Jose Mirasol is regularly instructed by major domestic and foreign banks, multinationals and financial institutions. The group is particularly consulted by corporate clients on structuring, nationality compliance, capital raising and counterparty negotiation, among other matters.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The team at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles is experienced in advising clients on IPOs and regulatory issues; Agustin Montilla and Cynthia del Castillo are the partners to note.

Leading individuals

Cynthia Roxas-del Castillo - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The corporate practice at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles advises on incorporations, investments, regulatory compliance, international joint ventures and strategic alliances. The department is led by Wilma Cua and Jose Mirasol.

Leading individuals

Perry Pe - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles advises clients on a broad range of civil, criminal, administrative and regulatory issues, with particular expertise in handling international commercial arbitration matters. Tranquil Salvador III and Louie Ogsimer jointly head the practice.

Leading individuals

Louie Ogsimer - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 2

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles’ labour and immigration practice specialises in matters involving overseas employment and immigration requirements, with particular expertise in work-related visas and permits, citizenship applications and deportation proceedings. The department is led by Enriquito Mendoza and Maria Sison-Go.

Leading individuals

Maria Sison-Go - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The IP practice at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles is led by Rogelio Nicandro, who is experienced in handling a range of matters, including patent filing, trade marks, copyright, and e-commerce.

Leading individuals

Rogelio Nicandro - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles assists clients with the full range of labour and employment matters, and specialises in providing advice on regulatory compliance, litigation, union relations and collective bargaining. The department also provides expertise in cases involving sexual harassment in the workplace and occupational health and safety.

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Legal market overview

The legal market remains stable and a range of full-service firms continue to dominate the scene, including Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw), SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles, and Quisumbing Torres (a Baker McKenzie LLP correspondent firm).

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The practice at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles is led by Perry Pe, who is supported by energy specialist Tranquil Salvador III. The team has expertise in energy infrastructure matters, mining, and oil and gas exploration. It regularly handles regulatory compliance matters.

Leading individuals

Perry Pe - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The team at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles frequently advise clients on land ownership and lease of government land, with particular expertise in handling matters involving foreign investors. Joaquin Sayoc, Ronaldo Ventura and Benjamin Lerma are the key contacts.

Leading individuals

Joaquin Sayoc - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 2

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The TMT practice at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles advises clients on a broad spectrum of technology issues, as well as regulatory matters. Herminio Ozaeta, Jr heads the practice and regularly acts for software companies, online retailers, digital media companies, broadcasters, satellite operators and mobile networks.

Leading individuals

Herminio Ozaeta - Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles specialises in tax planning and tax litigation, with particular experience in matters involving royalty arrangements, corporate reorganisations, asset dispositions, as well as equity and debt transactions. Priscilla Valer and Jayson Fernandez head the Tax practice.

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