News & Updates

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 […]

ACCRALAW Davao Branch Held its Legal Forum

July 20, 2018

ACCRALAW Davao Branch held its Legal Forum for clients last 21 June 2018 at the SEDA Hotel. The Forum was attended by clients representing a wide range of industries from banking, business process outsourcing, construction, hospitals, real estate, to agri-business. Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan, Resident Partner, opened the Forum with a presentation of ACCRALAW’s history, services, […]

ACCRALAW Grieves the Untimely Passing of its Founding Partner Senator Edgardo J. Angara

May 15, 2018

The Firm mourns the untimely passing of former Senator Edgardo J. Angara, one of ACCRALAW’s Founding Partners. He died at the age of 83. Ed, as he was fondly called, founded ACCRALAW in 1972 together with Teodoro D. Regala, Jose C. Concepcion, Avelino V. Cruz and the late Manuel G. Abello. With transcendental idealism and […]

ACCRALAW Lawyers Recognized as Asialaw Leading Lawyers for 2018

May 10, 2018

ACCRALAW garnered the highest number of lawyers endorsed as Leading Lawyers and Market-Leading Lawyers in several practice areas by Asialaw for 2018. For Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Asialaw recognized Avelino V.Cruz, Victor P. Lazatin, Luis A. Vera Cruz, Jr., Francisco Ed. Lim, Ramon G. Samson, Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad, Gilbert D. Gallos and Teodoro L. Regala, […]

ACCRALAW as Asian-Mena In House Community’s Firm of the Year

January 4, 2018

For the year 2017, the Asian-Mena In-House Community cited ACCRALAW as firm of the year for the following categories: (1) The Most Responsive Firm of the Year Philippines; (2) Anti-Trust Competition; (3) Compliance/Regulatory; (4) Employment; (5) Energy and Natural Resources; (6) Insurance; (7) Intellectual Property; (8) Litigation and Dispute Resolution and (9) Telecommunications Media & […]

ACCRALAW – A Top Tier Firm for 2018 by The Legal 500

December 7, 2017

For 2018, ACCRALAW was ranked by The Legal 500 as a Top Tier Firm in major practice areas in the Philippines: Capital Markets, Corporate Merger & Acquisition, Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate & Construction, Shipping, Tax and Immigration. ACCRALAW’s branch offices in Cebu and Davao were also recognized as Top Tier. […]