List of Law Firms

This list is provided for the information of Canadian travelers and those requiring legal services in the Philippines. Neither the Embassy nor the Government of Canada takes any responsibility for the competence or probity of any firm or advocate on the list or for the consequences of legal action initiated or advice given. Names are listed alphabetically and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on professional credentials and areas of expertise are provided directly by the lawyers. You may receive additional information about the individuals by contacting the local bar association (or its equivalent) or the local licensing authorities.

Agcaoili Law Offices
4th Floor Fedman Suites Salcedo St.,
Legaspi Village
Makati City 1200

Tel: (+63-2) 893-5193 / 892-7182
Fax: (+63-2) 818-8672

Atty. Agcaoili, Federico General Practitioner

Atty. Eric Joseph Tuano
10th Floor, Smart Tower
6799 Ayala Avenue
Makati City 1226, Metro Manila

Tel: (+63-2) 511-3427; (+63-921) 208-9348

Areas of Expertise: Free summary legal advice for Canadian citizens on Philippine Laws, specifically criminal, family, and civil law. By appointment: every Fridays from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.

Deguzman Celis & Dionisio Law Offices
Suite C, 15th Floor, Strata 2000 Building,
F. Ortigas, Jr. Road,
Ortigas Center,
1605 Pasig City, Philippines

Tel: (+63-2) 631-8621 to 25
Fax: (+63-2) 631-7685

Atty. Mariano L. Celis II International Transactions, Corporate Law, Taxation, Intellectual Property
Atty. Amalia E. Dionisio Corporate Law, Taxation, Intellectual Property
Atty. Jose Paolo I. Brillantes Civil and Criminal Litigation, Labour Law, Immigration Law
Atty. Marjorie F. Monces Civil and Criminal Litigation, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property

Formoso Navarro & Formoso
32 J. Abad Santos St.,
Little Baguio, San Juan,
Metro Manila 1500 Philippines

Tel: (+63-2) 724-3374 / 722-4677 / 725-5291
Fax: (+63-2) 725-5687

Atty. Benjamin S. Formoso
Atty. Manuel S. Quimbo
Atty. Patricia V. Formoso
Atty. Norberto M. Navarro
Areas of Expertise: Annulment of Marriages and Family Relations Law; Adoption; Probate Proceedings and Settlement of Estate; Real Estate Transactions; Taxation; Admiralty; Mining; Banking; Immigration; Insurance; Personal Injury and Damages; Commercial and Trade Dispute Resolution; Labor Relations; Commercial Law; Criminal Law and Intellectual Property Law.

6th & 7th Floors, Sol Building
112 Amorsolo Street,
Legaspi Village Makati City 1229

Tel: (+63-2) 815-9071 to 78
Fax: (+63-2) 817-325 / 813-0081

Atty. Jose V. E. Jimenez Business Law, International Transactions & Immigration Law
Atty. Ponciano C. Gonzales Jr. Litigation, Arbitration, Aviation Law
Atty. Eloy E. Bello IV Litigation, Arbitration, Licensing/Registration of Food, Drugs & Cosmetics and Intellectual Property
Atty. Ma. Melva E. Valdez Business Law, International Transactions, Securities and Immigration Law  
Atty. Ernesto T. Caluya Jr. Labor and Employment, Ligitation  
Atty. Gregorio Gerry F. Fernandez Litigation & Arbitration

Medialedea Ata Bello Guevarra & Suarez
17th Floor, The Taipan Place
F. Ortigas, Jr. Road,
Ortigas Center Pasig City 1605

Tel:  (+63-2) 635-4276 to 83
Fax: (+63-2) 635-5279 / 635-5283

Atty. Grace U. Fonacier Litigation, Labour, Corporate, Immigration, Intellectual Property
Atty. Ryan Alvin R. Acosta Litigation, Labour
Atty. Jessica Kristine F. Hilado Litigation, Labour, Corporate
Atty. Karlo A. Funtila Litigation, Labour, Corporate
Atty. Jake Patrick P. Posio Litigation, Labor, Intellectual Property

Quasha Ancheta Pena & Nolasco
114 Amorsolo Street,
Makati City

Tel.: (+63-2) 892-3011 / 892-5736
Fax: (+63-2) 817-6423 / 893-1356

Atty. Alonzo Q. Anchetta Intellectual Property, Corporate & Estate Law
Atty. Nilo B. Pena Corporate & Commercial Law
Atty. Delfin A. Manuel, Jr. Litigation, Family Law, Contract & Insurance
Atty. Florentino A. Tuason, Jr. Litigation & Election Law
Atty. Cirilo E. Doronila Mining, Litigation & Appellate Practice
Atty. Conrado S. Dar Santos Litigation, Labor and Employment & Insurance
Atty. Joel Raymond Ayson Immigration, Corporate, Commercial & Banking
Atty. Alfredo Z. Pio De Roda, III Taxation & Corporate

Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
SyCipLaw Center 105 Paseo de Roxas
1200 Makati City

Tel.: 982-3500 / 982-3600 / 982-3700
Fax: 817-3145/817-3567

Atty. Rafael A. Morales, Managing Partner


Agranzamendez Liceralde Gallardo & Associates
3rd Floor, Puso ng Baguio Building Session Road,
2600 Baguio City

Tel: (+63-74) 443-8625

Atty. Reynaldo U. Agranzamendez


Suarez & Almase-Martinez Law
Room #21 Almase Bldg.
80 Osmeña Blvd,
Cebu City 6000

Tel: (63-32) 253-4069
Fax: (63-32) 253-6575

Atty. Melina Almase-Martinez
Atty. Sylvia Suarez
Atty. Teodoro Almase Corporate Law, Civil Law, Labor Law, Land cases & Collection Cases

Cabrera & Partners Law Offices
Room 206 Aniceta Bldg.
Osmeña Blvd,
Cebu City 6000

Tel: (63-32) 255-7476
Fax: (+63-32)255-2872

Atty. Rodolfo Cabrera
Atty. Alfred J. Sipalay
Atty. Kit S. Enriquez
Atty. Edgardo H. Mayol Corporate law, Civil and Criminal Law and Land Titling

J. Neri & Associates
7/F Ayala-Life-FGU Center
Mindanao Avenue cor. Biliran Road Cebu Business Park,
Cebu City 6000

Tel: (+63-32) 232-2359 / 415-8463
Fax: (+63-32) 232-2375 / 232-2359

Atty. Julius Neri
Atty. Jerome Dennis Neri
Atty. Thelma Jordan
Atty. Evelyn Nuñez
Atty. Florante Abad
Atty. Renato Galeon
Atty. Joven Francis Neri Labor, civil, corporate, maritime, patent, taxation, criminal, violation of the Family Code and Child & Youth Welfare Code, land registration cases.

SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Suite 406 Keppel Center Cebu Business Park Cardinal Rosales Avenue cor. Samar Loop, Cebu City

Tel: (+63-32) 233-1211 up to 13 or 233-1950
Fax: (63-32) 233-1682

Atty. Danilo Ortiz
Atty. Alan Fontanosa
Atty. Thaddeus Alvizo
Atty. Joseph Trillana Gonzales
Atty. May Aileen Lizares
Atty. Karen B. Caparros-Arquillano
Atty. Dennis R. Quiokeles Corporate & commercial law, banking, finance & securities, litigation, labour relations, mining, energy & natural resources law, intellectual property, shipping & maritime law, taxation, real estate, immigration law. Notary public.

Don Mariano Cui Street Fuente Osmeña, Cebu City 6000

Tel: (+63-32)253-5671 / 253-5667
Fax: (+63-32) 253-4446

Atty. Climaco A. Camiso, Jr. General Practice, Corporate & Realty
Atty. Francis M. Zosa General Practice
Atty. Melanie Zosa Tan General Practice & Realty
Atty. Maria Oscar Tan Criminal law
Atty. Froilan M. Quijano Jr. General Practice & Family Law
Atty. Manuel Eufracio Zosa III General Practice


SyCip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan
The Penthouse,
17th Landco Corporate Center J.P. Laurel Avenue Bajada,
Davao City 8000

Tel: (+63-82) 221-3917 and 224-2742
Fax: (+63-82) 223-1682

Atty. Dominador Carillo
Atty. Gerladine Kimosin-Tiu
Atty. Aaron Philip Cruz General practice, patents, criminal, civil, estate, family laws, immigration, adoption, child custody, litigation, maritime & business cases, corporate & commercial law, banking, finance & securities, labour relations, mining, energy & natural resources law, intellectual property, shipping, taxation, real estate. Notary public.


Treñas, Treñas & Rubias Law Offices
2/F Golden Commercial Cneter Iznart Street, Iloilo City 5000

Tel: (+63-33) 337-3021 / 337-9964 / 335-1055
Fax: (+63-33) 335-1075

Atty. Raul Retiro
Atty. Gregorio Rubias
Atty. Manuel Miraflores
Atty. Aloysius Dela Cruz II
Atty. Lina Layson
Atty. Esther Lee Trimañes
Atty. Buenos Aires dela Cruz-Rivera
Atty. Noel Naciongayo
Atty. Alfonso Giovanni Miraflores General practice, civil, commercial, corporate, labor, collection, trade disputes, criminal cases, estates, notary public.