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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

Leonardo Singson

Tel:
Work +632 988 6088
Email:
Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Law Department

Position

Junior Partner

Languages

English, Filipino

Member

Inter-Pacific Bar Association; IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines

Education

University of the Philippines – Diliman (LLB)


Philippines

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

The ‚Äėexperts‚Äô at¬†Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)¬†advise clients on regulatory compliance with the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The practice is also adept at handling securities issuances and IPOs. Clients include Jolliville Holdings, Rizal Commercial Banking, Filipino Fund and Nippon Express. Franchette Acosta, Sylvette Tankiang¬†and Raoul Angangco¬†head the team. Leonardo Singson¬†is also recommended, as is the ‚Äėpatient and experienced‚Äô Maria Concepcion Simundac.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)¬†advises on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions and on regulatory compliance with the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission. It often acts for multinational organisations and clients include Lalamove Philippines, Ayala Group, Ninja Express Tech Philippines, Hitachi Omron Terminal Solutions, Jolliville Holdings Corporation and Portuguese Realty. The team,¬†valued for its ‚Äėpractical approach, good knowledge and cost-efficiency‚Äô, recently advised Mitel Networks Corporation on the acquisition of Shoretel and its subsidiaries.¬†Sylvette Tankiang, Raoul Angangco, Franchette Acosta, Leonardo Singson, Kristin Charisse Siao¬†and Maria Concepcion Simundac¬†are the names to note.

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Immigration

Within: Immigration

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law) advises on a range of immigration-related matters including work and tourist visas. The firm continues to act for PayPal Philippines in relation to the preparation of working permits and visas for foreign employees. Other clients include Tata Consultancy Services (Philippines), Twitter Philippines and Netflix Philippines. Raoul Angangco and Leonardo Singson are the key practitioners.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law) deals with various employment law matters including obtaining work permits and visas for foreign workers, corporate restructuring and advising on complying with labour standards. The firm recently acted for the New York Times as part of a global review of its employment contracts. Other clients include PayPal, Netflix, Twitter and Cisco Systems. Key partners in the team include Raoul Angangco, Franchette Acosta, Leonardo Singson and Kristin Charisse Siao.

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