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9TH, 10TH, 11TH & 12TH FLOORS, ONE ORION, 11TH AVENUE, CORNER UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY 1634, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
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Work +63 2 810 5858
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Fax +63 2 810 3838
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www.cruzmarcelo.com
Manila, Manila

Philippines

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

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s ‘excellent’ department counts Aboitiz Equity Ventures, ABS-CBN Corporation and Dole Philippines among its clients. Aida Roxas-Rivera acted for ALK Holdings & Management on its purchase of Fritz & Macziol Asia. Manuel Manaligod, Jr leads the practice.

Leading individuals

Aida Roxas-Rivera - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Next generation lawyers

Lesley Claudio - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Rodel Cruz heads Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s ‘responsive’ practice and successfully represented Marine Fuels Philippines against the government in a dispute over the seizure of a $1.2m tanker for allegedly transgressing customs laws. Miguel Silos is praised for his ‘in-depth knowledge’ and for ‘getting the job done’.

Leading individuals

Miguel Silos - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Rodel Cruz - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Next generation lawyers

Jon Chua - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

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Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 2

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Rosa Bagtas leads Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s ‘very efficient’ and ‘well-managed’ team, which provides ‘comprehensive information and easy-to-follow instructions’.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

The ‘responsive, thorough and empathetic’ team at Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia is led by Susan Villanueva and includes Patricia Bunye (‘highly competent’) and Divina Pedron. The firm is strong in contentious matters.

Leading individuals

Patricia Bunye - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Susan Villanueva - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s ‘very competent, reliable’ department is headed by PPP specialist Manuel Manaligod, Jr and natural resources and energy expert Patricia Bunye. Bunye is ‘calm under pressure’, who counts Sagittarius Mines among her clients. Susan Villanuevathinks outside the box’.

Leading individuals

Manuel Manaligod, Jr - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Pancho Umali - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Patricia Bunye - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Next generation lawyers

Aldwill Go - Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

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

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia’s ‘excellent’ department is led by Rosa Bagtas. Pancho Umali advised Goldenwill on its bid for the purchase of PHP1.4bn-worth of land in Bonifacio Global City.

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