The Legal 500 Asia Pacific has ranked ACCRALAW as a top-tier firm in eight (8) practice areas for 2020: Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Construction, and Tax. The Firm’s branch offices in Cebu and Davao were likewise recognized as Top-Tier.
ACCRALAW received 11 awards from Asia Business Law Journal’s Philippines Law Firm Awards.
Last 5 December 2019, the Firm hosted a friendly golf tournament for its lawyers, clients and friends. It was held at the Wack-Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong City.
As in the past, ACCRA Cup was well-attended by the Firm’s lawyers. Among the avid golfers in the Firm are Avelino V. Cruz, Luis A. Vera Cruz, Jr., Francisco Ed. Lim, Arnold M. Corporal and Joselito M. Bautista. Friends from SGV & Co. also attended.
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.
ACCRALAW, in cooperation with the ACCRALAW Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and the family of the late Violeta Calvo-Drilon, awarded scholarship grants to students of the University of the Philippines College of Law in view of their outstanding performance.
ACCRALAW lawyers joined the Philippine delegation to the 41st ASEAN Law Association (ALA) Governing Council Meeting held in Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa in Phuket, Thailand last 21 November 2019.
Meritas, a global alliance of law firms worldwide, held a forum last 14 November 2019 at Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. It was participated in by its member law firms in Asia, Australia, US and Europe, including ACCRALAW, and the Firm’s clients.
ACCRALAW’s Senior Partner Francisco Ed. Lim has been chosen to lead the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) as its President for 2020. He serves as the 71st President since MAP’s founding in 1950.
The Asia IP Awards 2019 named top IP firms in the different jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific. The 10th annual Asia IP Awards was held last 8 November 2019 at Shangri-la’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei.