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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SYCIPLAW CENTER, 105 PASEO DE ROXAS, 1226 MAKATI CITY, METRO MANILA 1226, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 982 3700
Fax:
Fax +63 2 817 3896
Email:
Web:
www.syciplaw.com
Cebu, Davao, Manila, Subic Bay Freeport Zone

John Christian Joy Regalado

Tel:
Work +63 2 9823500
Email:
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration; Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

John Regalado is a senior associate in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration practice group, and has been ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer for Dispute Resolution by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017).

Mr. Regalado specializes in commercial arbitration, having represented clients in disputes before the International Chamber of Commerce-International Court of Arbitration, the Philippine Construction Industry Arbitration Commission, ad hoc arbitral tribunals, and the Philippine courts in applications for interim relief. Mr. Regalado has: (1) represented a foreign corporation before an ICC Arbitral Tribunal that confirmed its entitlement for damages against domestic fruit growers and suppliers, (2) represented a foreign contractor before a Philippine court that confirmed the contractor’s entitlement to interim relief against a domestic company in relation to the construction of an ethanol plant, (3) represented a foreign bank, which was non-party to an arbitration agreement, before a Philippine court in opposing an application for interim relief sought to be issued and enforced against it, and (4) advised a foreign investment company in a potential shareholder derivative arbitration.

Mr. Regalado also specializes in product liability cases. He has successfully defended, and continues to represent, an international automobile manufacturer in product liability suits filed by consumers before (1) the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry and trial courts, and (2) prosecutors’ offices for crimes arising out of alleged violations of consumer laws.

Mr. Regalado is also experienced in commercial and criminal litigation, and he has handled and tried cases before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Court of Tax Appeals, Sandiganbayan, trial courts, the Department of Justice, and prosecutors’ offices.

Mr. Regalado is also a member of the firm’s Special Projects and Tax practice groups. His corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investments.

Career

Mr. Regalado was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010.

Languages

English and Tagalog

Member

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a member and a junior officer of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators. 

Education

Mr. Regalado received his Bachelor of Science in Commerce (cum laude) from De La Salle University-Manila and his Juris Doctor (second honors) from Ateneo de Manila University.  


Philippines

Dispute resolution

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