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Gulapa & Lim (Gulapa Law)
UNIT 12A, 12TH FLOOR, MARCO POLO ORTIGAS
MANILA SAPPHIRE ROAD, ORTIGAS CENTER
1605 PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA
Philippines

Position

Managing Partner

General Corporate, Infrastructure, Litigation & Arbitration, Intellectual Property

Career

At the age of 30, Charms was promoted to partner in Gulapa Law. To recognize Charms’ contributions to the firm, the name of the firm has been changed to “Gulapa & Lim”. 

  • Next Generation Partner in Projects and Energy, The Legal 500 (2021) 
  • Next Generation Partner in Projects and Energy, The Legal500 (2020)
  • Managing Partner of the Year, Nominee, Asian Legal Business Philippine Law Awards (2020) 
  • Recommended Individual in Corporate/M&A, The Legal500 (2019) 
  • Woman Lawyer of the Year, Nominee, Asian Legal Business Philippine Law Awards (2019) 
  • Woman Lawyer of the Year, Nominee, Asian Legal Business Philippine Law Awards (2018)
  • Woman Lawyer of the Year, Nominee, Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards (2017)

Charms served as consultant to the Asian Development Bank under its Office of General Counsel – Sovereign and Non-sovereign Operations before she became part of Gulapa Law.

Languages

English
Filipino

Memberships

Philippine Bar, 2011

Education

Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010 (Second Honors)

Lawyer Rankings

Philippines > Projects and energy

(Next Generation Partners)

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Gulapa & Lim (Gulapa Law) advises domestic and international energy companies on major energy and infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on private-public partnership projects. The firm advised the Asian Development Bank on the project structure and bidding documentation of a novel project, the Metro Manila Subway, the first subway system in the Philippines. The firm is known for providing ‘innovative’ solutions to complex issues in energy projects. Practice heads Aris Gulapa, Angel Machuca , and Charmaine Rose Haw-Lim are recognised for their ‘creativity’ when advising on pathfinder projects.