News & Updates

IBP-QC’s Lecture Series

January 19, 2019

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Quezon City Chapter conducted a series of lectures for their members who are required to render legal aid services under Bar Matter No. 2012.  Chrysilla Carissa P. Bautista, one of the Firm’s Partners and also a Professorial Lecturer of the University of the Philippines College of Law, was the resource speaker.

Working from Home

January 18, 2019

By Eusebio V. Tan On December 20, 2018, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11165, otherwise known as the “Telecommuting Act,” which declares that it is a policy of the state “to affirm labor as a primary social economic force. To this end, it shall protect the rights of workers and […]

The Responsible Use of Social Media

January 16, 2019

Last 15 January 2019, the Firm’s Chrysilla Carissa P. Bautista gave a talk to students of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School at the Sylvia P. Lina Theatre, DLSZ Alabang Campus entitled “The Use of Social Media: A Legal Perspective”.

Asian Legal Business’ Philippine Law Firm of the Year

October 29, 2018

ACCRALAW was awarded by Asian Legal Business as the Law Firm of the Year during its black-tie gala dinner last 26 October 2018 at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-la in Makati City. ACCRALAW was also awarded as Litigation Law Firm of the Year, Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year and Intellectual […]

The Firm Welcomes, Regis V. Puno, as Of Counsel.

September 28, 2018

The Firm welcomes, Regis V. Puno, as Of Counsel. He received his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1985 and his Master of Laws Degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. in 1987. He was a former Senior Partner of Puno and Puno Law Offices. He was also […]

ACCRALAW Lawyers Ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

September 12, 2018

Chambers Asia Pacific recently announced that lawyers of ACCRALAW were ranked in its 2019 publication. Lawyers from the Firm’s different practice departments were identified to be leaders in their fields. From the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, Victor P. Lazatin, and Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad were cited. From the Corporate and Special Projects Department, Teodoro D. […]

Jefferson M. Marquez gives Labor Law Updates

August 14, 2018

Jefferson M. Marquez is a Senior Partner of ACCRALAW. He currently heads the Firm’s Cebu Branch. His field of expertise is Labor and Employment. To address the needs of clients, Mr. Marquez gives talks on labor law updates. To date, he has given various lectures on Executive Order No. 51 and other developments on labor-only […]

ACCRALAW-Violeta Calvo-Drilon Scholars Awarded in UP Law Graduation

August 14, 2018

ACCRALAW-Violeta Calvo-Drilon scholars were conferred with awards and medals during the recognition rites of the University of the Philippines College of Law last 25 June 2018. UP Law Student Government President Julia Patricia Herrera-Lim, Gonzalo W. Gonzales Award for Most Outstanding Law Intern awardee Allan Chester Nadate, Philippine Law Journal Chairman Hilton Lazo, Class Valedictorian […]

ACCRALAW Lawyers Participate in the DTI Kapatid Mentor ME Programs

July 23, 2018

Republic Act No. 10644 or the Go Negosyo Act was enacted last 15 July 2014 with the aim to promote inclusive growth, and reduce poverty by encouraging the establishment of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that facilitate local job creation, production and trade in the Philippines. To better equip MSMEs in making their businesses […]