Mr. Reynes has extensive experience representing and advising individuals, juridical, and sovereign entities in various civil, criminal, and administrative litigation and arbitration proceedings involving mass media and technology, treasury operations, public utilities (power and water), telecommunications, product liability, and white-collar crimes. He has also assisted arbitrators in emergency, ad hoc, and institutional proceedings.
He has advised clients in legislative inquiries conducted by the Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers & Investigations (Blue Ribbon) and the House Committees on Good Government and Accountability, Health, Public Order and Security, Games and Amusement, Tourism, and Legislative Franchises. He has also previously served in the public sector as Court Attorney VI of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Mr. Reynes served as an Editor of the Philippine Law Journal from 2014 to 2015.
He has published several legal articles, including:
- “The Bed & The Bar: Regulating Attorney-Client Sexual Relations in the Philippines” [90 PHIL. L.J. 143 (2016)];
- The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer’s Comparative Legal Guide – Philippine Chapter for Litigation [2019 and 2020 eds.].
Mr. Reynes received a scholarship for his directed studies as an advanced student (Anglophone section) in The Hague Academy of International Law’s summer courses on private international law.
He was recommended as key lawyer for dispute resolution by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for 2021.
Mr. Reynes was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2017 and is a member of the ASEAN Law Association and the Makati City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.