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
Today, 47 years after it first opened its doors, the Firm has approximately 160 lawyers (44 of whom are partners), around 130 support staff, and two branches in the two most important commercial cities in the country outside Metro Manila.
In 2010 there was a discussion on whether robots should be granted rights or what was termed as “robo-rights.” This stemmed from the consideration that robots may develop the ability to reproduce, develop artificial intelligence, and even possibly, create something independent of its inventor or developer.
“Quick and Easy Online Loan,” “Fast, Easy, Loan Online,” “Quick Cash Online” — these are only a few of the marketing and advertising slogans of online lending companies which have emerged among the online community. Oblivious of the consequences, these online loans became popular among the mass of Filipino people who, in some way or other, needed the “quick and easy” cash.
John Paul M. Gaba, a Partner from the Firm’s Intellectual Property Department, authored the Philippine chapter of “A Global Roadmap to Personal Data Protection: Asia Pacific, Europe & USA”, published by Meritas. It is the second edition of this volume.
Ana Lourdes Teresa Arnaldo Oracion
Ana Lourdes Teresa Arnaldo Oracion or “Anatess” is currently the Firm’s Co-Managing Partner and Hiring Partner. On top of her active litigation and advocacy work, she takes on the challenging role of managing the Firm alongside Emerico “Rico” O. De Guzman. Anatess is not new to herculean management tasks considering that she had earlier held key leadership positions.