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Philippines

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

The team at Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio advised International Finance Corporation and Development Bank of the Philippines on a bid to operate and maintain the LRT Line 2. Jaime Gatmaytan leads the practice, which includes Norma Patacsil.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio’s department advised Pearson on its Affordable Learning Fund’s capital infusion into Affordable Private Education Center, and acted for Ayala Healthcare Holdings on its PHP400m purchase of a 50% stake in a local pharmacy selling generic pharmaceuticals. Jaime Gatmaytan, Norma Patacsil and Mary Mundin are the key partners.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio’s ‘creative’, ‘highly knowledgeable’ team includes key partners Jesus Protacio, Cesar Santamaria, Jr, the ‘sharp, trustworthyBen Yap and the ‘very quickAnthony Gutierrez.

Leading individuals

Ben Yap - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

The ‘prompt, supportive’ department at Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio is led by Cesar Santamaria, Jr; he and Norma Patacsil have ‘superb knowledge of employment matters’. Philippine AXA Life Insurance Corporation is a key client.

Leading individuals

Cesar Santamaria - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio houses a number of ‘experts in their field’, including Jaime Gatmaytan, Ben Yap and Jesus Protacio. Aboitiz Power and First Gen Corporation are clients.

Leading individuals

Jaime Gatmaytan - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

The ‘outstanding and very responsive’ practice at Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio provides ‘very good advice’. Jaime Gatmaytan (a ‘star’ with ‘deep market knowledge’) leads the team, which includes Norma Patacsil and Mary Mundin.

Leading individuals

Jaime Gatmaytan - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

The ‘very quickAnthony Gutierrez and the ‘careful, attentiveJesus Protacio are the key partners at Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio. The ‘highly knowledgeable, responsive’ team advised Metro Railway Transit Corporation in a claim against the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) regarding a wrongful tax assessment.

Leading individuals

Anthony Gutierrez - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

Next generation lawyers

Roxanne Tadique - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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