Jesus Paolo U. Protacio > Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) > Manila, Philippines > Lawyer Profile

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law)
30/F 88 CORPORATE CENTER
SEDENO CORNER VALERO STREETS
SALCEDO VILLAGE, MAKATI CITY 1227
Philippines

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Paolo is a founding partner of C&G Law.

Paolo specializes in civil and commercial litigation before Philippine courts of all levels as well as quasi-judicial bodies, covering a diverse range of subjects, such as contractual disputes, product liability, torts, medical malpractice, intra-corporate controversies, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, natural resources and environmental law, public utilities, taxes and other governmental imnpositions, and banking and securities law.

Paolo’s ’s practice areas also include civil and commercial arbitration, as well as employment and criminal law.

Prior to founding C&G Law in February 2007, Paolo was a junior associate and, later, a senior associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan from 2002 to 2007

Paolo was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2002, after placing second in the 2001 Bar examinations.

Languages

English, Filipino

Memberships

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Education

Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Juris Doctor (Class of 2001, class valedictorian, cum laude and recipient of Dean’s Award for Best Thesis); University of the Philippines Diliman, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Class of 1997, magna cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Jesus Paolo ProtacioGatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law)

Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) provides ‘balanced, sober and principled advice‘ on a wide variety of commercial litigation matters including contractual disputes, banking and securities issues, tax and corporate rehabilitation. Jesus Paolo Protacio co-leads the team and has a broad practice that spans complex, high-value disputes involving  product liability, torts, land and the enforcement of foreign judgments. The firm also operates an extensive arbitration practice, most particularly in the manufacturing and energy sectors. Co-practice head Ben Dominic Yap is the key partner in this regard; Yap has previously been appointed by the ICC to act as a neutral expert in an arbitration governed by Philippine law.