Law firms in Cebu in Philippines

Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)

A leading firm in the Philippines, Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw) maintains a busy Cebu office, which provides a comprehensive service spanning civil and criminal litigation, labour law, immigration, corporate and M&A and real estate, among other fields. Highlights for the office included its advice to GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation, the joint venture company of GMR Infrastructure Limited and Megawide Construction Corporation (which was awarded the Concession Agreement for the operation, upgrade and management of Mactan-Cebu International Airport) on corporate, commercial and public law matters. Jefferson Marquez is well versed in employment law, with a particular focus on the arbitration of workplace grievances, while Maria Iolanda Abella advises clients on corporate compliance and governance, contracting, conveyancing and labour issues. The firm made a number of promotions in 2019, including Louie John Lood, who made partner, and Felice Suzanne Soria, who was promoted to senior associate.

Practice head(s):

Jefferson Marquez; Maria Iolanda Abella

Other key lawyers:

Louie John Lood; Eduardo Soleng Jr; Felice Suzanne Soria

Key clients

Cemex Holdings Philippines

Apo Land and Quarry Corporation

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines

SM Prime Holdings

Ayala Land

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation

Work highlights

  • Represented Apo Land and Quarry Corporation in a PHP4.8bn environmental case arising from the 2018 landslide incident in Naga City, Cebu.
  • Acts as counsel to joint venture company GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation which was awarded the concession to operate, maintain, develop and manage Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Del Rosario Pandiphil

Under the name Del Rosario Pandiphil, the Cebu office mainly focuses on shipping and transport work.

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

The Cebu outpost of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan is led by Thaddeus Alvizo, whose team advises clients on matters of industrial relations, labour disputes, civil and land disputes, real estate transactions, corporate services, special projects, immigration, and intellectual property.

Practice head(s):

Thaddeus R. Alvizo