News & Updates

Arnold M. Corporal and Jose Eduardo T. Genilo Elected to IBP Chapters

February 28, 2019

Last February 23, 2019, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (“IBP”) held simultaneous local elections for the Executive Officers and Directors of each chapter. The newly elected officers will serve during the 2019 to 2021 term. The IBP is the national organization of lawyers in the Philippines and the only mandatory bar association for Filipino […]

Opening of The Consulate-General of Japan In Davao

February 15, 2019

On February 10, 2019, upon the invitation of Consul General Yoshiaki Miwa, the Firm’s lawyers from its Davao Branch led by Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan attended the opening ceremony of the Consulate-General of Japan in Davao City. It was held at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City.

ACCRALAW ranked as a Top Tier Firm for 2019 by The Legal 500

January 22, 2019

The Legal 500 ranked ACCRALAW as a Top Tier Firm in major practice areas in the Philippines for 2019: Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Construction, Shipping, and Tax. ACCRALAW’s branch offices in Cebu and Davao were also recognized as Top Tier. The award-giving body […]

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. […]