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Awards & Citations

2015 Citations

The 2015 edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers has identified the following as the most highly acclaimed legal experts in the fields stated:

 
 
For 2015, the Firm was recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 10 practice areas:
  • Capital Markets
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution - Cebu
  • Dispute Resolution - Davao
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Law firms in Cebu
  • Law firms in Davao
  • Real Estate and Construction
The Firm was also recommended in the following 7 practice areas:
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Projects and Energy
  • Shipping
  • Taxation
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
 
The following lawyers of the Firm are listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list of the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015's guide to outstanding lawyers in Asia Pacific:
 
Leading individual - Capital Markets
  • Tadeo F. Hilado
Leading individuals - Corporate and M&A
  • Eusebio V. Tan
  • Francisco Ed Lim
  • Tadeo F. Hilado
Leading individuals - Dispute Resolution
  • Ramon G. Samson
  • Victor P. Lazatin
 
Leading individual - Employment
  • Emerico O. De Guzman
Leading individual - Intellectual Property
  • Alex Ferdinand S. Fider
The following lawyers were recommended in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015 editorial:
 
Aviation
  • Arnold M. Corporal
  • Patricia S. Tysmans-Clemente
Banking and Finance
  • Andre B. Navato
  • Eusebio V. Tan
  • Judy Hao
  • Tadeo F. Hilado
Capital Markets
  • Eusebio V. Tan
  • Francisco Ed. Lim
  • Judy Hao
Corporate and M&A
  • Andre B. Navato
  • Eusebio V. Tan
  • Francisco Ed. Lim
  • Tadeo F. Hilado
Dispute Resolution
  • Oliver L. Pantaleon
  • Ramon G. Samson
  • Victor P. Lazatin
Dispute Resolution - Cebu
  • Iolanda B. Abella
  • Jefferson M. Marquez
Dispute Resolution - Davao
  • Enrique M.O. Diola
  • Glenn C. Aquino
Employment
  • Emerico O. De Guzman
  • Ernesto R. Añasco
Immigration
  • Regina P. Geraldez
Intellectual Property
  • Alex Ferdinand S. Fider
Law Firms in Cebu
  • Iolanda B. Abella
  • Jefferson M. Marquez
Law Firms in Davao
  • Enrique M.O. Diola
  • Iolanda B. Abella
Projects and Energy
  • Brigida S. Aldeguer
  • Eusebio V. Tan
Real Estate and Construction
  • Francisco Ed. Lim
Shipping
  • Arnold M. Corporal
Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Leland R. Villadolid
  • Victor P. Lazatin
Taxation
  • Ruby J. Yusi

 

The 2015 Asian Legal Business has ranked ACCRALAW as a Tier 1 law firm for the Patent/Trademark/Copyright  in the Intellectual Property category.
 
 

2014 Awards

In the first quarter of the year, the Firm received several awards from the leading legal rating organizations, and 2014 promises to be a continuation of the Firm’s banner year in 2013.

In 2014, the Firm was recognized by the legal industry and awarded the following:  

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers & Partners awarded the Firm-
    • “2014 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – PHILIPPINES LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR”.
    • (This award was also bestowed on the Firm in 2013); 
  • Managing Intellectual Property named the Firm’s Intellectual Property Department
    • IP Star in the 21st edition of the MIP Handbook in Philippines.
    • (In 2013, Managing Intellectual Property awarded ACCRALAW the IP Firm of the Year);
  • Corporate International (Corporate INTL) presented the Firm with several awards –
    • 2014 Franchising Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines;
    • 2014 M&A Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines;
    • 2014 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines;
    • 2014 Patent Litigation Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines;
  • Acquisition International awarded the Firm-
    • Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year:  Philippines 2014;

2014 Citations

In addition to the foregoing awards, 2014 saw the Firm receivng the following top tier citations:

  • AsiaLaw Profiles Highly Recommended in the following Practice Areas:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Capital Markets
    • Competition and Antitrust
    • Construction & Real Estate
    • Corporate /M&A
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Energy & Natural Resources
    • Intellectual Property
    • Labor & Employment
    • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Chambers Asia Pacific/Chambers and Partners:
    Band 1
    • Banking and Finance: Capital Markets
    • Corporate/M&A
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
    • Employment
    • Intellectual Property
  • Chambers Global Chambers and Partners
    • Band 1 – Corporate/ M&
  • Managing Intellectual Property
    • Patent: Protection & Litigation
    • Trademark: Enforcement & Litigation
    • Copyright: Contentious
  • The Legal500 Asia Pacific
    Tier 1
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Dispute Resolution Cebu
    • Dispute Resolution Davao
    • Employment
    • Immigration
    • Intellectual Property
    • Real Estate and Construction
    • Law Firms in Cebu
    • Law Firms in Davao
  • IFLR1000
    Tier 1
    • Capital Markets
    • Restructuring and Insolvency