The Firm and its lawyers continue to be recognized as a top-tier multi-service firm.
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ACCRALAW: Beyond Legal Excellence.
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Celebrating 50 years of
honor and service.
On its golden anniversary, ACCRALAW aims to go
Beyond Legal Excellence.
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The Travails of Justice (1975)
The piece is Castrillo’s avant-garde interpretation of the classical story of King Solomon as found in the Hebrew Bible.
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News & Updates

9 February 2024

ACCRALAW’s The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 Rankings

ACCRALAW was ranked by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific as a leading law firm in various practice areas for 2024.

Message from the Managing Partner
(On ACCRALAW’s 50th Anniversary)

On the 1st of May 2022, the Firm attained a glorious milestone: Golden Anniversary. We, the Partners of ACCRALAW, are truly privileged to witness and share this historical event despite the unprecedented challenges brought by global crises, such as the pandemic and the Ukraine war. Indeed, the Firm’s endurance and growth over the past 50 years are a testament to its institutional presence in the Philippine legal landscape, a measure of success that we cannot claim as our own. We owe it to many others, and for which we are grateful.

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Featured Lawyer

Josephine Alessandra G. Cochico

Josephine Alessandra “Liza” G. Cochico is a Senior Partner of ACCRALAW. She is the Head of the Firm’s Retainer Department and is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day concerns of retainer clients are addressed. In addition to her management roles in the Firm, she specializes in corporate and commercial law, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate transactions.

Liza served as lead counsel for significant commercial transactions. She has assisted a client in the purchase of a tobacco supply business based in Europe and represented a petroleum company in connection with the proposed sale of its LPG business. 

Publications

7 February 2024 Amicus Curiae

Optimizing Business Recovery with Court-Mandated Guidelines for Notification in Financial Rehabilitation Proceedings

Business organizations, like any other ventures, are not immune to the complexities of economic downturns that may be brought about by volatile market conditions, shifting consumer preferences, or unforeseen global events.
31 January 2024 Amicus Curiae

Internet Transactions Act and Philippine E-commerce

The Philippine e-commerce market is experiencing continuous growth. E-commerce sales are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nine percent (9%). Against this backdrop, Republic Act No. 11967, or the Internet Transactions Act of 2023 (“ITA”) was signed into law last December 5, 2023.
17 January 2024 Amicus Curiae

The Ease of Paying Taxes Act — a boon or a bane? 

Congress has enacted another piece of legislation meant to boost business in the country. It promotes fairness and modernization of tax administration. Will the Ease of Paying Taxes Act truly ease the burden of paying taxes?

ACCRALAW is grateful to Chambers Asia-Pacific for recognizing the Firm as a leading law firm in various practice areas. This recognition is valued by the Firm, its lawyers, and support staff, who continue to put the hard work during these unprecedented times.

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