News & Updates

ACCRALAW is The Legal 500’s Top-Tier Firm for Immigration

January 27, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific recognized ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Immigration in its 2021 Editorial.

ACCRALAW offers outstanding expertise in handling diverse, complex, and multifaceted legal problems concerning immigration. The Firm’s immigration specialists serve a broad array of clients from various industries and provide them with legal representation before government agencies involved in defining the terms and conditions of a foreign national’s authorized stay in the Philippines.

Francisco Ed. Lim’s Senior Legal Counsel Role

January 25, 2021

Effective 1 January 2021 this year, Francisco Ed. Lim who retired as Senior Partner, assumed the role of Senior Legal Counsel in the Firm.

The Legal 500 Ranks ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Capital Markets

January 24, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific ranked ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Capital Markets for 2021.

ACCRALAW regularly advises its clients on securities laws and regulation and keeps them abreast of the relevant requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Philippine Stock Exchange. The Firm has been involved in pre-initial and initial public offerings of local companies, as well as securitization projects, establishment of mutual funds, and the registration of their shares for sale to the public.

ACCRALAW’s Corporate M&A Practice Recognized by The Legal 500

January 23, 2021

In its Asia-Pacific Rankings for 2021, The Legal 500 ranked ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Corporate and M&A.

ACCRALAW advises clients, whether sellers or buyers, in significant M&A deals. The Firm not only performs the due diligence work necessary, but also advises on the investment structure. As a full0service firm, ACCRALAW is able to advise on the different aspects of these transactions from corporate law, competition law, taxation, and employment law.

ACCRALAW’s Dispute Resolution Practice Ranked as Top-Tier by The Legal 500

January 22, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific recognized ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Dispute Resolution in its 2021 Editorial.

ACCRALAW has a consistent and outstanding track record in handling high-value and complex disputes. The Firm has successfully represented clients in commercial, administrative, civil, and criminal cases. The Firm’s lawyers regularly appear in trial and appellate courts, including various quasi-judicial and administrative bodies.

ACCRALAW is a Legal 500 Asia-Pacific Top Tier Firm for 2021

January 21, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific has released its rankings for 2021. It has recognized ACCRALAW as a top-tier firm in nine (9) practice areas for 2021, namely: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Construction, and Tax.

ACCRALAW Represents CVC Capital’s Expansion to Logistics

January 15, 2021

ACCRALAW is pleased to have acted as Philippine counsel to private equity company CVC Capital Partners in connection with its investment in the Fast Logistics Group.

Emerico O. De Guzman and Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad Lead the Firm

January 13, 2021

ACCRALAW proudly announces the re-election of Senior Partner Emerico O. De Guzman as its Managing Partner and election of Senior Partner Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad as Co-Managing Partner.

Fundamentals of Criminal Procedure

December 28, 2020

Like other educational institutions, the University of the Philippines Law Center migrated its Paralegal Training Program online. Partner Chrysilla Carissa P. Bautista is one of the program’s lecturers. Ms. Bautista’s training module provides an introduction to criminal law and an overview of the rules on criminal procedure.