Law firms in Cebu in Philippines

Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)

One of the largest firms in the country, the Cebu office of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw) provides a full service to local clients, advising on matters ranging from civil and criminal litigation to intellectual property and environmental matters. The firm has been particularly active in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, advising prestigious clients including JP Morgan on issuances and protocols required to resume operation. Eduardo Soleng Jr. was appointed monitor of the Cebu office in 2020; his varied practice includes advising on all types of litigation and acting as counsel for foreign corporations in the mining, cement and construction sectors. Jefferson Marquez handles labour disputes and arbitration proceedings, while Maria Iolanda Abella specialises in corporate compliance and employment law.

Key clients

Cemex Holdings Philippines, Inc./Apo Land and Quarry Corporation

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines

SM Prime Holdings Inc.

Ayala Land, Inc.

The Philippine American Life & General Insurance Company

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A

EPerformax Contact Centers (Cebu) Corp.

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc.

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu

Lexmark Research & Development Corporation

Dupont Nutrition Philippines, Inc

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation

Chevron Philippines, Inc.

Petron Corporation

GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation

VICSAL Development Corporation

Federal Land Inc.

LH Paragon, Inc.

University of St. La Salle, Inc.

Colorado Shipyard Corporation

SSI Philippines, Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. on COVID-19 related issuances and protocols.
  • Advised University of St. La Salle, Inc. on the revocation of a Deed of Donation and cancellation of title of real property.
  • Assisted the Philippine American Life & General Insurance Company in securing clearance from Bureau of Internal Revenue and business permits from LGUs.

Del Rosario Pandiphil

A firm that is best-known for its shipping work, the Cebu branch of Del Rosario Pandiphil assists shipping companies, P&I clubs and insurers with a full range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

At SyCip Salazar Hernandez & GatmaitanThaddeus Alvizo is the key contact in the Cebu office; a specialist in corporate and commercial matters, Alvizo is particularly active in equity investments, M&A, and project finance.

Other key lawyers:

Thaddeus Alvizo