SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was founded in 1945. It is the largest law firm in the Philippines.

We offer a broad and integrated range of legal services, with departments in the following fields: banking, finance and securities; special projects; corporate services; general business law; tax; intellectual property; employment law and immigration; and dispute resolution.

Within this structure, we have specialists in key practice areas such as mergers and acquisitions, energy, power, infrastructure, natural resources, government contracts, real estate, insurance, international arbitration, mediation, media, business process outsourcing, and technology.

We represent clients from almost every industry and enterprise, and the firm’s client portfolio includes local and global business leaders. We also act for governmental agencies, international organizations, and non-profit institutions.

SyCipLaw is consistently ranked by renowned legal directories, such as Chambers and Partners and IFLR. Some recent professional awards and recognition received by SyCipLaw include:

• IFLR1000 2019 Awards – Top Tier Philippine Law Firm in the areas of Banking, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Development, Project Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency
• Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 – Philippine Law Firm of the Year
• The 2018 Asia IP Awards – Winner, Philippine Patents

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Member Firm News
Philippine government agencies continue to issue additional and more specific guidelines on dealing with business continuity concerns, in light of resuming operations under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ).
Legal Update
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued guidelines on data protection in work from home (WFH) arrangements (NPC PHE Bulletin No. 12 on “Protecting Personal Data in a Work from Home Arrangement; issued May 15, 2020).
Legal Update
This is a briefing on the following issuances as of May 16, 2020 in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Philippines

Manila
Cebu City
Davao City
Olongapo City
All Firm Contacts Committees
Key Contact Partners Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Kristine Miergas info@syciplaw.com
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
John Christian Joy Regalado +632-9823500 jcaregalado@syciplaw.com
Practice Groups
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Jan Celine Abaño-Ranada jccaranada@syciplaw.com
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
International Corporate Transactions
International Corporate Transactions
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Nelson Antolin ntantolin@syciplaw.com
John Christian Joy Regalado +632-9823500 jcaregalado@syciplaw.com
Russel Rodriguez rlrodriguez@syciplaw.com
Antitrust & Competition
Antitrust & Competition
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
Franco Aristotle Larcina +632 982 3500 fglarcina@syciplaw.com
John Christian Joy Regalado +632-9823500 jcaregalado@syciplaw.com
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
Franco Aristotle Larcina +632 982 3500 fglarcina@syciplaw.com
John Christian Joy Regalado +632-9823500 jcaregalado@syciplaw.com
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
Franco Aristotle Larcina +632 982 3500 fglarcina@syciplaw.com
Russel Rodriguez rlrodriguez@syciplaw.com
Venture Capital
Venture Capital
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Carina Laforteza cclaforteza@syciplaw.com
Human Resources
Human Resources