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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

10 May 2024

ACCRALAW Lawyers Volunteer for the IBP Makati City Legal Aid Clinic

Associates Kristine Bernadette F. Soriano, Annie Carmeli G. Antonio, Beatriz Maria Sofia C. Pangalangan, and Julienne Aleeza B. Francisco represented ACCRALAW for this session. They responded to queries of indigent Makati City residents on civil and criminal matters.

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

Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan

At the helm of the ACCRALAW Davao Branch is Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan.
Myra is a Partner and currently heads the team of 8 lawyers of the Firm’s Davao Branch strategically located in Mindanao. Myra became a Partner in 2016 and despite her brief exposure to the intricacies of law firm administration, by 2023, she was designated as Branch Head.

She best describes her career growth in ACCRALAW as challenging and fulfilling. She started in ACCRALAW with a general interest in litigation. She was part of the team that successfully defended the directors of a BPO company in a resulting criminal action in connection with a mall fire incident in Davao City. She also assisted an export-oriented business in securing a favorable construction arbitral award.

Publications

2 April 2024 Amicus Curiae

Establishment of Joint Ventures for Purposes of Undertaking Public-Private Partnership Projects

The significant and indispensable role of the private sector in the delivery of high-quality infrastructure and basic services to the public has long been recognized. Pursuant to its Build-Better-More Program, the Philippine government aims to focus on establishing infrastructure projects which are critical to the country’s development.
1 April 2024 Amicus Curiae

Beyond and within borders: PHL’s participation in the BEPS Inclusive Framework may need reconsidering

As digital technologies evolve and reshape the global economy, they pose increasingly complex taxation challenges. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) seeks to address these tax challenges through the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) 2.0 project, the Two-Pillar Approach: Pillar One (re-allocation of taxing rights) and Pillar Two (global minimum taxation).
31 March 2024 Amicus Curiae

A New Tool to Aid the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the E-Commerce Space

From 1 January to 1 December 2023, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) seized over P24.36 billion pesos worth of smuggled counterfeit foods, up from P20 billion in the previous year.

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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