Villaraza & Angangco enjoys an exceptional track record as the premiere litigation and dispute resolution firm in the Philippines. It has almost 40 years of experience in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes before courts, government agencies and arbitral tribunals, with an unmatched capability to launch sustained, coordinated, and multi-pronged litigation campaigns. It is acclaimed for its ability to solve the most intricate legal problems and provide comprehensive solutions that deliver results.
Owing to its established reputation in handling multifarious commercial and corporate disputes, V&A represents many foreign investors in critical and complicated disputes with their local partners before Philippine courts and international arbitral tribunals. V&A also counsels clients involved in international trade disputes and before legislative inquiries and investigations, and routinely advises foreign clients on contentious issues regarding nationalized industries in the country. The integrative and collaborative nature of V&A’s practices provides clients with comprehensive and wholistic solutions to their problems that are crucial in today's dynamic business environment.
V&A has become the chosen counsel of industry leaders in various business sectors, from Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Construction, Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure and others. Beyond industry leaders, the Firm also represents clients with public policy advocacies with highly critical industry-wide impact.
V&A has also been consistently recognized as the leading litigation and dispute resolution firm in the Philippines. The most recent recognitions in 2019 include: Asian Legal Business Philippine Law Awards (Winner, Litigation Law Firm of the Year; Finalist, Arbitration Law Firm of the Year), Asia Business Law Journal Philippine Law Firm Awards (Award Winning Firm for Litigation), The Legal500 (Tier 1 in Litigation and Dispute Resolution), Asia Law (Highly Recommended for Litigation and Dispute Resolution), Benchmark Litigation (Ranked in all of the different types of industries for Dispute Resolution) and Chambers & Partners (Band 2 in Litigation and Dispute Resolution).
For more than five decades, QT has helped top multinational and domestic companies drive their growth in the country. The firm provides global reach with deep local roots, seamlessly delivering exceptional and effective legal advice and assistance to clients across borders.
With a team of more than 50 Philippine lawyers, we are a full-service firm advising clients in the Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Immigration, Intellectual Property, and Tax practices.
In addition, our lawyers specialize in various industries, including the following:
Poblador Bautista & Reyes is a professional partnership that was founded on 1 October 1994 by Alexander J. Poblador, Mario Luza Bautista, and Gilbert Raymund T. Reyes.
It is a full-service law firm with extensive experience and expertise, particularly in the fields of litigation and commercial arbitration, corporations, real estate and construction, intellectual property, media and telecommunications, anti-trust and competition, insurance and banking, insolvency and restructuring, family law, taxation and immigration.
The firm has been consistently regarded as belonging to the top tier in the area of Dispute Resolution and its partners have been consistently cited as leading practitioners in the areas of Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Construction and Real Estate, BankingandFinance,CapitalMarkets,MergersandAcquisitions,Tax,Labourand Employment, Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Media.
The firm currently has 15 partners and 23 associates, who are members of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP). Languages spoken are English, Hokkien, and Mandarin.