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Careers

The policy of the Firm is to recruit from the ranks of outstanding graduates of the leading law schools in the country. While academic excellence is undeniably a critical factor, diverse extracurricular activities and excellent inter-personal skills are given significant weight in the consideration of applicants.

The Firm is considered in the legal world as a remarkable training ground for lawyers, politicians and statesmen. The number of top tier government officials, senators, congressmen and heads of departments who are alumni of the Firm attests to this. The training received from the Firm is undisputedly one of the best albeit, exhaustive and strenuous. Our lawyers are sought after not only by our local and foreign clients, but equally, by our competitors. ACCRA trained lawyers are recognized, prized and pursued not only by Philippine law firms but by other Asian law firms.

The goal of the Firm is to train practical, ethical and diligent professionals who are experts in all aspects of their fields of specialization. In addition to knowing the law, we expect our associates to have a good command of the dynamics of the industries in which their clients operate.

Recruitment is initiated at the beginning of the calendar year. Invitations to interview are sent to the top graduates of the leading law schools. Identified applicants are interviewed before graduation or before taking the bar examinations. Initially, the Firm’s hiring partner interviews the applicant. Applicants may express interest in joining a specific department of the Firm in which case, the partners of this department also meet with the applicant. Questions asked normally delve into qualifications and skills of the applicant, his/her interests, academic and otherwise and are designed to ascertain the applicant’s commitment to, and expectations about law practice in the Firm.

Exemplary candidates are singled out and offered a position at the Firm, starting after the bar examinations. Once hired, exceptional applicants may be granted a bar stipend by the Firm.

ACCRALAW recognizes its lawyers and non-legal staff as its primary source of strength. The Firm maintains an excellent support staff who stay on until retirement.

The Firm spares no effort and expense in recruiting the best of their class and those with prodigious potential , providing them with unparalleled training, and rewarding those who stand out with admission into the partnership.