For the second consecutive year, Asian Legal Business (ALB) awarded ACCRALAW as the Philippine Law Firm of the Year. ALB announced the awardees during the 4th Annual ALB Philippine Law Awards held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City. The Firm’s Managing Partner Emerico O. De Guzman and Co-Managing Partner Ana Teresa Lourdes A. Oracion received the award for the Firm.

The Firm was also awarded as the Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year. It is also the second time the Firm’s Labor and Employment Department, which is headed by Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos was recognized by ALB.

ALB recognized the “outstanding performance of private practitioners that have significantly contributed to the ever-evolving legal landscape of the country”. The gala dinner was attended by justices, legal associations and business circles, law firms, corporate counsels, and members of the legal academe.

The ALB is the “world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals” and provides “authoritative and unbiased insights to legal professionals throughout the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East regions”.