Mr Rodelle Bolante > SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan > Manila, Philippines > Lawyer Profile

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
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Work Department

Employment & Immigration


Rodelle B. Bolante is a member of the firm’s Employment and Immigration Department, which represents clients in compulsory and voluntary arbitration as well as in adversarial and non-adversarial labor proceedings before labor agencies and the courts. He specializes in immigration work, including providing professional advice and assistance in the procurement and renewal of the proper visas and work permits, and was cited for his work in the 2015 Legal 500 Asia Pacific rankings. Mr. Bolante also has extensive experience in representing companies in the banking and manufacturing sectors in collective bargaining negotiations. He does advisory work for business process outsourcing companies.


Mr. Bolante updates the Philippine Chapter of the Employment Law Alliance’s International Background Checks report. He also contributed to the World Bank’s “Women, Business and the Law 2012: Removing Barriers to Economic Inclusion” and to Mayer Brown’s “Country Guides – Litigation in Asia 2012.” Prior to joining the firm, he was legal counsel to Radio Philippines Network, Inc. and to the University of the Philippines System.


Mr. Bolante is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Philippine Bar Association, Capitol Bar Association, Immigration Lawyers Association of the Philippines, Rotary Club of Marikina West, Employment Law Alliance, and The Sigma Rho Fraternity.


Mr. Bolate obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of the Philippines. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1997.

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Philippines > Immigration

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The employment, labour and immigration practice at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan is led by Dante Pamintuan, and handles a broad array of immigration issues pertaining to visas and permits. It has been kept busy with citizenship matters and representing clients in adversarial proceedings relating to deportation and blacklisting cases. The group is well-equipped to handle multi-jurisdictional mandates and continues to advise leading domestic companies across the healthcare, banking and insurance sectors. Rodelle Bolante focuses on immigration matters and regularly advises on issues concerning visas and work permits.