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Manila, Manila

Rosa Michele C. Bagtas

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Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia

Work Department

Senior Partner

Position

•Corporate and Commercial Law •Mergers & Acquisitions •Property Development & Real Estate Transactions •Immigration •Tax Advisory •Capital Markets, Securities Regulation & Finance

Career

Ms. Bagtas is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial Law Department and heads the Property Development and Immigration Practice Groups. Rosa has acted as counsel in a number of M & A deals, whether share sale or a share purchase, asset acquisition or disposition, merger, joint venture or spin-off, involving companies in a variety of industries (such as manufacturing companies, life and non-life insurance companies, telecommunications companies, pharmaceutical companies, BPOs, exporters, mining companies, real estate companies, among others). In the field of Property Development, Rosa has acted as counsel and local representative for foreign companies in their bulk acquisition and disposal of condominium units in the Philippines and in making other investments in the country. Rosa has likewise represented clients in a variety of real estate transactions, such as a residential subdivision in Quezon City, a mixed-use subdivision in Batangas, a master-planned community in Laguna, land that will be developed into a power plant and a commercial port in Mindanao, and applications for sales patents in Boracay Island. The foregoing projects required legal due diligence, contract negotiation, implementation, and amendment, management of internal revenue tax and local tax issues, dealings with local government units, addressing of labor issues, dealings with Philippine regulators and other government agencies. Rosa also has extensive practice in Philippine commercial law, taxation, infrastructure development, immigration, foreign investments and trade.

Member

Rosa is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the Philippine Bar Association, the Ateneo Law Alumni Association and the Ateneo Alumni Association.

Education

Rosa earned her Juris Doctor degree, second honors, from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 1998. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, Major in Legal Management, from the Ateneo de Manila University where she graduated Cum Laude in 1994.


Philippines

Immigration

Within: Immigration

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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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

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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