In the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, ACCRALAW was ranked among the Tier 1 Law Firms in the practice areas of Commercial and Transactions and Labor and Employment. ACCRALAW was also recommended for International Arbitration and Tax.

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific also named four of the Firm’s Senior Partners as Dispute Resolution Stars. They are Emerico O. De Guzman, Francisco Ed. Lim, Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad and Oliver L. Pantaleon.

Mr. De Guzman is the Firm’s Managing Partner and he formerly headed the Firm’s Labor and Employment Department. He was named as a Dispute Resolution Star in the area of Labor and Employment.

Mr. Lim, a former Co-Managing Partner and former head of the Firm’s Corporate and Special Projects Department, was named as a Dispute Resolution Star in the areas of Commercial and Transactions and Insolvency.

Ms. Prodigalidad was named as a Dispute Resolution Star in the fields of Commercial and Transactions, Competition/Anti-Trust and Intellectual Property. Among the notable cases she handled involved commercial disputes and intellectual property rights.

Mr. Pantaleon was named a Dispute Resolution Star in the areas of Commercial and Transactions and White Collar Crime. Mr. Pantaleon specializes in commercial and tax litigation.

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific described the Firm as “one of the leaders in litigation and arbitration in the Philippines”. Its law firm and lawyer rankings are based on its research, peer feedback and client feedback.