Ben Dominic Yap
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Dispute Resolution, including Arbitration
Ben is a founding partner of C&G Law.
Ben specializes in litigation and arbitration, but also has experience in corporate and commercial transaction work in the energy sector.
Ben’s corporate and commercial work earned him citations as a leading Philippine lawyer in the corporate/commercial field by Chambers & Partners in its 2012 to 2014 Asia-Pacific publications.
On the other hand, Ben’s litigation and arbitration experience led him to be named by AsiaLaw as a leading Philippine lawyer in dispute resolution and arbitration in 2015 and 2016, and by Chambers & Partners as a leading Philippine lawyer in dispute resolution: arbitration in its 2015 and 2016 Asia-Pacific publications. More recently, he was also named by the Global Arbitration Review and by Who’s Who Legal as being among the world’s leading arbitration specialists (from the Philippines) and will be featured in the first edition of Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Future Leaders in 2017, one of only 3 Philippines-based lawyers to earn this distinction.
Prior to founding C&G Law in February 2007, Ben was a junior associate (from 1998 to 2003) and senior associate (from 2003 until 2007) at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan.
Ben was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1998.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines
Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.
Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Juris Doctor (Class of 1997, class salutatorian and recipient of Evelio Javier Leadership Award); Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor of Science in Management, Major in Legal Management (Class of 1993)
Within: Leading individuals
Ben Yap - Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio
Within: Dispute resolution
Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio’s ‘creative’, ‘highly knowledgeable’ team includes key partners Jesus Protacio, Cesar Santamaria, Jr, the ‘sharp, trustworthy’ Ben Yap and the ‘very quick’ Anthony Gutierrez.
Projects and energy
Within: Projects and energy