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UNIT 12A, 12TH FLOOR, MARCO POLO ORTIGAS, MANILA SAPPHIRE ROAD, ORTIGAS CENTER, 1605 PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 960 2845
Fax:
Fax +63 2 857 2240
Email:
Web:
www.gulapalaw.com

Aris Gulapa

Tel:
Work +6325779499
Email:
Gulapa Law Office

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Proprietor/Head - Aviation, Corporate and M&A, Projects & Energy, Real Estate & Construction

Career

Aris specializes in infrastructure and government contracts, having advised bidders and the government on almost every major PPP project in the Philippines. He is also widely engaged in corporate and commercial transactions, particularly doing business and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to setting up the Firm, he was a partner in C&G Law (October 2011 to September 2015). Previously, Aris worked at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (December 2003 to June 2006); Kelvin Chia Partnership (Singapore and Vietnam offices, July 2006 to June 2008); and Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (Tokyo office, July 2008 to June 2010). He also worked as research assistant to Harry First, the former Chief of the Antitrust Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General of New York (September 2010 to September 2011. Aris currently teaches various law courses at the Ateneo Law School, including the Law on Sales and PPP Law. He was also a visiting professor at Kyushu University School of Law for one semester.

Languages

English, Filipino

Member

New York Bar, 2014 Vietnam, Foreign Practitioner’s License, 2006-2011 Philippine Bar, 2004

Education

New York University School of Law, International Trade, 2011 (Vanderbilt Scholar; NYU Journal of International Law & Politics) Ateneo Law School, Juris Doctor, 2003 (Second Honors; Second Best Thesis; Ateneo Law Journal; Jessup Moot) Ateneo de Manila University, Legal Management, 1999 (Honorable Mention)

Leisure

Cooking & skiing


Philippines

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Gulapa Law Office handles local and international corporate and M&A work, with experience in matters involving contract review, joint ventures, share and asset acquisitions, capital restructuring, financial rehabilitation and corporate governance. Key clients include Ayala Land, APO-UGCE Joint Venture, Pivot Hawks Manila, and Duke Manufacturing. Aris Gulapa and Charms Haw are recommended.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Aris Gulapa leads the practice at Gulapa Law Office, which has recently been engaged in projects involving the renewable energy sector and solar power plant developments. Notable clients include Aboitiz, Ayala and MWM Terminals.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Aris Gulapa - Gulapa Law Office

Within: Real estate and construction

Aris Gulapa leads the team at Gulapa Law Office, which frequently advises private sector clients on acquiring development rights on public properties. The team has also been involved in the North-South Rail Project and Ayala’s ITS-South Terminal project.

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