Anthony Edsel Tupaz > Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra > Pasig City, Philippines > Lawyer Profile

Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra
15/F AND 4/F STRATA 2000
F. ORTIGAS JR. ROAD, ORTIGAS CENTER, PASIG CITY
1605
Philippines

Work Department

Infrastructure Group

Position

Partner – Head of Infrastructure Group

Career

Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra – Partner
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Head of Right-of-Way Division
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan – Associate

Languages

English, Filipino

Memberships

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Education

A member of the Philippine Bar and the New York Bar, Edsel received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Honors Program, cum laude) and Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University (Second Honors, St. Thomas More Most Outstanding Award). He studied the business economics and application of blockchain technologies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Sloan School of Management.

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Projects and energy

With a particular focus on large infrastructure projects, Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra is handling some of the Philippines’ most important projects. The firm notably advises Manila Electric Company in the development, preparation, and drafting of MERALCO’s nationwide site acquisition and right-of-way policies, rules, and guidelines for electric distribution facilities in all 22 cities and 89 municipalities. In 2018, the firm established a legal precedent involving a method of computing the depreciation expense of capital expenditure-related service concession assets. Partner Anthony Edsel Tupaz leads the special projects practice group.