Mr Gino Paulo Uy > Martinez Vergara & Gonzalez Sociedad > Manila, Philippines > Lawyer Profile

Martinez Vergara & Gonzalez Sociedad
33RD FLOOR, THE ORIENT SQUARE
F. ORTIGAS JR. ROAD, ORTIGAS CENTER
1600 PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA
Philippines

Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Immigration

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Mr. Uy is part of the Firm’s Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Immigration practice groups.

Mr. Uy has assisted clients in the drafting and reviewing of transaction agreements for various capital market issuances such as long-term negotiable certificates of deposit, medium-term note and green bonds. He has conducted due diligence on corporations in connection with listing applications and mergers & acquisitions, and have acted as counsel to both issuers and underwriters, as well as to sellers and acquirers in these transactions. Mr. Uy was proudly part of the team which was awarded  “Best Philippines Deal for 2017” by FinanceAsia for handling the largest ever stock rights offering in the country.

As one of the most senior associates of the Immigration Practice Group, Mr. Uy handled various immigration requirements of individual and corporate clients, such as visa and work permit processing, visa downgrading and clearance, citizenship re-acquisition and recognition matters, and adversarial immigration proceedings such as blacklistings and deportation.

Mr. Uy boasts extensive experience in assisting publicly-listed companies in their day-to-day corporate, legal and regulatory compliances and requirements.

Mr. Uy has been recognized by the Legal500 as a Recommended Lawyer in Immigration.

Languages

English; Filipino

Memberships

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Education

University of the Philippines, BA Psychology (2007)
University of the Philippines, Juris Doctor (2011).

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Immigration

The immigration practice at Martinez Vergara & Gonzalez Sociedad is jointly led by Shirley Alinea and Reynaldo Dizon. Senior associate Gino Paulo Uy is another key member of the group, who acts for clients on a diverse range of immigration matters and transactions. The team advises on all types of visas and work permits, with demonstrable experience assisting clients who have been blacklisted or facing deportation proceedings. It is well-placed to advise both individual and corporate clients on a host of issues pertaining to visa downgrading and clearances, in addition to compliance with the terms of stay of foreigners.