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

Awards & Accolades

On May 27, Benchmark Litigation hosted the annual Asia-Pacific awards, recognizing the region’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their work over the past 12 months. Congratulations to our WLG member firms recognized.

Member Firm News
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imelda A. Manguiat, a senior partner of the firm, as the new head of its Corporate Services (CS) Department, effective on June 1, 2021.
Legal Update
The Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) has been further amended by Republic Act No. 11521 (R.A. 11521). R.A. 11521 adds two new covered persons who are now required to report covered and suspicious transactions to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC).

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Philippines

Manila
Cebu City
Davao City
Olongapo City
All Firm Contacts Committees
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Key Contact Partners Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Jose Florante Pamfilo jfmpamfilo@syciplaw.com
Practice Groups
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
Energy, Mining & CleanTech
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
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
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
John Paul De Leon jpvdeleon@syciplaw.com
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Carina Laforteza cclaforteza@syciplaw.com
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
John Christian Joy Regalado +632-9823500 jcaregalado@syciplaw.com
Russel Rodriguez rlrodriguez@syciplaw.com
Human Resources
Human Resources