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Miguel Antonio Galvez is the head of Quisumbing Torres’ Immigration Practice Group and a member of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is also a member of the Healthcare and the Services industry groups in Manila.
Mr. Galvez’s practice includes commercial, criminal and administrative litigation, arbitration, anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance, and immigration. He has given various lectures in Mandatory Continuing Legal Education courses on the subject of immigration and remedial law. He has also lectured on the subject of anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance. Representative Work: 1)Act as lead counsel for Consolidated Iron Sands, Ltd. in a civil case involving a breach of contract and liabilities against the client.2) Act as lead defense counsel for a leading advertising agency in harassment criminal cases filed against company executives. 3) Defend the local entity of a global telemarketing and outsourcing company in an investigation lead by government agencies involving fraudulent work visa applications that were filed under the client's name, by persons who were not the client's employees.4) Act for and assist a German wholesaler of hardware accessories, tools and retrieval systems in investigating and prosecuting a top executive involved in anomalous activities. 5) Act for and advise a London-based leading supplier of ship management and related marine services in connection with the deportation case against one of its officers. He is a member and an accredited arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. He is also a member of the Immigration Lawyers Association of the Philippines.
Trained Philippines; qualified 2002; Mr Galvez has been with the firm since 2002; junior associate in the dispute resolution practice group; promoted to partner in 2012; head of the firm’s immigration practice group.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Accredited Arbitrator, Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc., Immigration Lawyers Association of the Philippines.
Ateneo de Manila University (1997 AB Philosophy); Ateneo de Manila University (2001 JD).
Soccer; basketball; sport climbing; swimming.
Within: Dispute resolution
Donemark Calimon heads the practice at Quisumbing Torres, with strong support from Ramon Quisumbing, Rodrigo Quimbo, Miguel Galvez and Mia Imperial. Clients include UHS Essential Health Philippines and Uber Systems.
Within: Leading individuals
Miguel Galvez - Quisumbing Torres
Since Ricardo Castro’s retirement in 2015, Miguel Galvez has been leading the department at Quisumbing Torres. The practice assists multinational companies with procuring work permits and visitor visas.