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Awards & Citations

2018 AWARDS & CITATIONS

ACCRALAW continues to be recognized in several key practice areas. The lawyers of the Firm are also acknowledged as leading lawyers in their respective fields.

The Legal500 Asia Pacific

  • The Firm has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in 11 practice areas:
    • Employment
    • Intellectual Property
    • Real Estate and Construction
    • Capital Markets
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Immigration
    • Law Firms in Cebu
    • Law Firms in Davao
    • Tax
    • Real Estate & Construction
    • Shipping 
  • The Firm has also been recommended in the following 3 practice areas:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
    • Projects and Energy
  • Twelve lawyers were listed in Elite "Leading Lawyers" List in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018's Guide to Outstanding Lawyers in Asia Pacific.
    • Banking and Finance
            Andre B. Navato, Jr.
    • Capital Markets
            Eusebio V. Tan
            Tadeo F. Hilado
            Judy Hao
    • Corporate and M&A
            Eusebio V. Tan
            Tadeo F. Hilado
            Francisco Ed. Lim
            Judy Hao
    • Dispute Resolution
            Ramon G. Samson
            Victor P. Lazatin
    • Employment
            Emerico O. De Guzman
            Ernesto R. Añasco
            Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid
    • Immigration
            Regina P. Geraldez
    • Intellectual Property
            Alex Ferdinand S. Fider

Chambers Asia-Pacific

  • Ranked Lawyers:
    • Senior Statesmen:
           Avelino V. Cruz (Corporate/M&A)
           Teodoro D. Regala (Corporate/M&A)
           Marcial G. De La Fuente (Employment)
           Emitero C. Manibog, Jr. (Employment)
           Aleli Angela G. Quirino (Intellectual Property)
    • Spotlight Table:
           Francisco Ed. Lim (Banking & Finance)
    • Band 1:
           Victor P. Lazatin (Dispute Resolution)
           Emerico O. De Guzman (Employment)
           Alex Ferdinand S. Fider (Intellectual Property)
    • Band 2:
           Francisco Ed. Lim (Dispute Resolution)
           Ruby Rose J. Yusi (Tax)
           Victor N. De Leon (Intellectual Property)
    • Band 3:
           Andre B. Navato, Jr. (Corporate/M&A)
           Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad (Dispute Resolution)
           Luis A. Vera Cruz, Jr. (Dispute Resolution)
    • Band 4:
           Judy Hao (Corporate/M&A)
           Richmond K. Lee (Intellectual Property)

Asia Law Profiles

  • Outstanding Firm For:
    • Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Intellectual Property
    • Labour & Employment
  • Highly Recommended For:
    • Banking & Finance
    • Capital Markets
    • Construction & Real Estate
    • Energy & Natural Resources
    • IT, Telco & Media
    • Taxation
  • Recommended For:
    • Competition & Antitrust
    • Projects & Infrastructure
  • Leading Lawyers 
    • Banking & Finance
           Eusebio V. Tan
    • Capital Markets
           Francisco Ed. Lim
           Judy Hao
    • Construction & Real Estate
           Victor P. Lazatin
    • Corporate/M&A
           Eusebio V. Tan
           Tadeo F. Hilado
           Brigida S. Aldeguer
           Ma. Iolanda B. Abella
           Judy Hao
    • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
           Victor P. Lazatin
           Luis A. Vera Cruz     
           Francisco Ed. Lim   
           Ramon G. Samson    
           Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad 
           Gilberto D. Gallos 
           Teodoro L. Regala
    • Labour and Employment   
           Emiterio C. Manibog, Jr. 
           Emerico O. De Guzman
    • Intellectual Property    
           Alex Ferdinand S. Fider
  • Market-Leading Lawyers:
    • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
           Avelino V. Cruz
    • Tax  
           Ruby Rose J. Yusi