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V&A LAW CENTRE, 11TH AVENUE CORNER 39TH STREET, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY 1634, METRO MANILA, MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 988 6088
Fax:
Fax +63 2 988 6000
Email:
Web:
www.thefirmva.com

Ma. Carla Mapalo

Tel:
Work +6329886088
Email:
Web:
www.thefirmva.com
Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)

Work Department

Corporate Department

Position

Junior Associate

Career

Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Conducted legal research and prepared opinions and memoranda of law on a wide range of issues in various legal fields, such as corporate law, taxation, capital markets & securities, power & energy, mining and natural resources, property development, family law, intellectual property, civil law, criminal law, remedial law, immigration, insurance and banking
  • Drafted and reviewed various corporate documents and contracts, such as memoranda of agreement, deeds of sale and/or assignment of shares, shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, loan contracts, lease contracts, management agreements, credit facility arrangements and other miscellaneous agreements
  • Prepared incorporation documents, facilitated registrations of corporations, secured various permits from the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Bureau of Internal Revenue, various other government agencies
  • Handled corporate secretarial work, including the preparation of minutes of meetings and board resolutions, issuance of secretary’s certificates, recording of transfers of shares in the stock transfer book and preparation of stock certificates, and compliance with regulatory requirements

Mergers & Acquisitions and Foreign Investments

  • Advised foreign investors in structuring investments in the Philippines in various industries/businesses, including financial services, construction, property development, IT/telecommunication, mining and natural resources, logistics, public utilities, manufacturing and wholesale and retail trade
  • Conducted due diligence on acquisition targets, and advising and drafting transaction documents, involving both private and public corporations engaged in various businesses
  • Rendered legal advice regarding compliance with the notification requirements of the Philippine Competition Commission.

Property Development and Real Estate Transactions

  • Rendered legal advice, reviewed transaction documents and participated in negotiations for the development, construction and lease of a multi-billion peso commercial building
  • Rendered various legal advice and prepared action plans and recommendations on complex project and real estate development issues

Languages

English; Filipino

Member

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Education

 J.D.; University of the Philippines, College of Law (2014)
Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence

B.A. Sociology; University of the Philippines, Diliman (2010)
Cum Laude

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