News & Updates

ACCRALAW is Asia Business Law Journal’s Law Firm of the Year for 2020

February 3, 2021

ACCRALAW has been recognized as Law Firm of the Year by the Asia Business Law Journal (ABLJ) for 2020.

2021 ICC Arbitration Rules National Launch

January 29, 2021

The 2021 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration Rules National Launch was held virtually last 27 January 2021. The event was organized by ICC Philippines.

Significant revisions to the ICC Arbitration Rules were discussed. An overview was given by ICC Managi

ACCRALAW is The Legal 500’s Top-Tier Firm for Banking and Finance

January 28, 2021

In its Asia-Pacific rankings for 2021, ACCRALAW was recognized as a Top-Tier Firm for the practice area of Banking and Finance.

The Firm acts as counsel for multiple domestic and international banks and advises them on the relevant banking regulations in the Philippines. ACCRALAW represents them in various disputes and commercial transactions, which include applying for their banking licenses, drafting their loan restructuring agreements, and assisting them in project finance transactions.

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.