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6TH AND 9TH FLOORS PACIFIC STAR BUILDINGS, MAKATI AVENUE CORNER, SEN GIL J PUYAT AVENUE, MAKATI CITY 1200, PHILIPPINES
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Philippines

Aviation
Aviation - ranked: tier 1

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim’s practice advises carriers including AirAsia Berhad, Jeju Air, Qatar Airways and Xiamen Airlines on regulatory compliance issues. Carlos Ocampo, Manolito Manalo, Juan Victor Valdez and Bernadeth Lim are the key contacts.

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim’s clients include funds such as Grepa Mutual Fund and MAA Mutualife Philippines, and insurers including Paramount Life & General Insurance Corporation and Prudential Guarantee & Assurance Corporation. Carlos Ocampo is the key contact.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Involved in a wide variety of sectors, the corporate department at Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim counts Bibliarch, Foodsphere, Ayala Hotels & Resorts, Vassar Industries, and The Medical City among its clients. Carlos Ocampo and Juan Valdez are recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Streit Group, Capitol Hills Golf & Country Club and Petron Corporation are among the clients of Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim. Manolito Manalo leads the team, which includes Carlos Ocampo.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim’s practice is headed by Manolito Manalo and includes Juan Valdez and Bernadeth Lim. Airline Pilots Association and Port Users Confederation are clients.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim’s clients in the mining and exploration sector include Benguet Corporation, Jinchuan Group and Taiwan Metal. On the power front, the firm acts for Hitachi Asia. Bernadeth Lim is active in the projects space.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

Carlos Ocampo is the key contact at Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim, whose real estate and construction clients include Hong Kong Engineering, Kajima Philippines and Takenaka Corporation.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim

The team at Ocampo Manalo Valdez & Lim assists clients with estate planning, compliance issues and corporate tax structures. Carlos Ocampo and Manolito Manalo are the key contacts.

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