For 2018, ACCRALAW was ranked by The Legal 500 as a Top Tier Firm in major practice areas in the Philippines: Capital Markets, Corporate Merger & Acquisition, Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate & Construction, Shipping, Tax and Immigration. ACCRALAW’s branch offices in Cebu and Davao were also recognized as Top Tier.
The Firm was also recommended in the areas of Banking and Finance, Projects and Energy, and Technology, Media & Telecommunications.
In addition, twelve (12) ACCRA lawyers were included in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list.
Eusebio V. Tan, Tadeo F. Hilado and Judy Hao are among the leading individuals for Capital Markets and Corporate M&A. Francisco Ed. Lim is also recognized for Capital Markets, as well as Andre B. Navato, Jr. for Banking and Finance.
The leading individuals for Dispute Resolution are Ramon G. Samson and Victor P. Lazatin.
Regina P. Geraldez, who heads the Immigration Department, is the leading individual for said practice area. Alex Ferdinand S. Fider, who also leads the Intellectual Property Department is named as the leading individual for Intellectual Property.
For Labor and Employment, Emerico De Guzman, Ernesto R. Añasco and Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid are identified as leading individuals. Emerico De Guzman is the Managing Partner while Ernesto R. Añasco heads the Labor and Employment Department.
The Legal 500 Series, now in its 30th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. Firms and individuals are recommended by The Legal 500 purely on merit.