The Firm and its lawyers continue to be recognized
as a top-tier multi-service firm.
ACCRALAW is evolving and expanding in today’s world of ever changing technologies and shifting economic fortunes.
We are here to serve.
Setting the pace of excellence in the practice of law.
ACCRALAW provides quality and efficient service to its clients and protects their clients’ interests with warm zeal and entire devotion within the bounds of the law.
“Transforming law practice into what it should be for our noble profession and the greater good of the nation.”
– Edgardo J. Angara † Founding Partner and Former Senate President
A History of
One Signature Away: What You Need to Know About Senate Bill No. 1826
Just last year, much controversy arose upon the emergence of Senate Bill No. 1826 (SB 1826), or the bill on the Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act, which proposed several changes in the Labor Code provisions on contracting arrangements and employment relationships.
The Philippine Competition Commission Bares Its Teeth
Competition law is a growing field of practice in the Philippines.
Francisco Ed. Lim, Eric R. Recalde, Korina Ana T. Manibog contributed an article to Asian Mena Counsel’s publication providing updates to lawyers in the Philippines and foreign jurisdictions.
Chambers Global Practice Guide: Patent Litigation 2019
Intellectual property law is a specialized field of practice. The Firm’s Intellectual Property Department is well-versed with developments in this field. The Firm’s Victor Basilio N. De Leon, Richmond K. Lee, Jose Eduardo T. Genilo, and Joan Janneth M. Estremadura co-authored the Philippine Chapter on Patent Litigation which is one of the different guides published by Chambers Global.
Emerico O. De Guzman
Emerico “Rico” O. De Guzman is the Firm’s Managing Partner. Prior to taking the leadership position of one of the country’s largest law firms, he also headed ACCRALAW’s Labor and Employment Department. Assuming leadership roles is not new to him considering that he also served as former President of the Philippine Bar Association.