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Sicangco & Sicangco Law Offices

Sicangco & Sicangco Law Offices
1205 Security Bank Centre
6776 Ayala Avenue

Makati City 1226
Philippines

Phone+63 (2) 813-4967
Fax +63 (2) 813-4967

Website www.sicangcolaw.com
E-mail  Contact Rosemarie M. Sicangco

Law Firm Overview

Sicangco & Sicangco provides a complete range of legal representation and counsel to families, businesses, and individuals in the Philippines and around the world, bringing the highest levels of professional dedication and care to multi-billion dollar corporations and single persons alike. The firm's specialties ably cover both the disparate needs of international clients as well as the everyday legal problems presented in civil courts, and its commitment to the welfare of those it serves has developed many hundreds of long-term relationships, a testament to each lawyer's ability to protect what is most important to clients in need.

Sicangco & Sicangco's team of legal experts has ably served a wide variety of industries, from oil and gas to banking, international trade, and computer technology. The firm proudly brings to all customers the individual attention too often forgotten when serving a large clientele, each lawyer working hard to bring a keen eye to pitfalls and dangers to the development and protection of each client's assets and intellectual property. Sicangco's Makati City office maintains beneficial relationships with a number of peers and firms around the globe, combining the best that world expertise has to offer in order to provide the consistent, superior counsel for which the firm has long been known among international corporations and investors worldwide.

Full-service firms rarely manage to be simultaneously attentive and powerful, and less so when clients range in size from individuals to global businesses with thousands of employees. Sicangco & Sicangco has successfully bridged that gap, providing families, corporations, and single persons the breadth and depth of resources and skill that have admirably served client needs for 15 years, and which continue to protect and secure the rights of businesses and individuals to function in the Philippines and around the globe.

Year this Office was Established: 1999

Languages: Filipino, English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Corporate Services and General; Company Advice; Commercial Contracts; Restructuring; Government Contracts; Infrastructure and Development Projects; Mining.


Areas of Law Description

Sicangco and Sicangco Law Offices' practice areas are the following:

- Corporate Law

Our law firm have extensive experience in corporate and commercial law practice involving both Philippine and foreign clients, and deemed as the Firmís key area of expertise. Our clients in this field of specialization include various Philippine and foreign institutions as well as multinational companies.

* Banking and Project Finance
Our law Firm provides advice on regulatory issues involving banking institutions and borrowers in all kinds of domestic and international financing transactions, credit transactions, including project financing, export credits and guarantees, documentary credits, debt to equity swaps, and other forms of restructurings.

* Joint Ventures
We have wide ranging experience in advising joint ventures and strategic alliances and have actively participated, advised, and directed some of the major joint ventures conducted between Philippine and multinational corporations of the past years. Of particular significance is the need for proper legal advice to foreign investors or entrepreneurs in the start-up phase of any joint venture over which the firm has extensive experience.

* Mergers and Acquisitions
We provide advice on a wide range of deal structures relating to mergers and acquisitions and other forms of corporate reorganization of both local and foreign corporations, we assist clients with complex agreements involving corporate divestment, privatizations, buy outs, dissolution, liquidation, spin-off tender offers through to divestments and other corporate reorganizations.

* Outsourcing
We assist clients at outsourcing locator services at an ecozone area or information technology building, incorporation and business organization, business permit and licensing requirements. We also handle registration requirements with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority and Board of Investments of outsourcing companies.

- Litigation

Our law firm is focused on addressing clientís specialized and unique requirements and the development of the most effective and cost efficient approach to meet their aims and objectives. We pride ourselves in the practice of our lawyers to conscientiously and thoroughly prepare before any litigious procedure is undertaken.

- Arbitration

Our firm are known to provide our clients with a litigation team composed of individuals with the expertise and experience to meet the specific needs of the case. We are skilled in the demands of the entire litigation process. Our lawyers take maximum effort to secure enforcement of awards.

- Employment and Labor Relations

Our knowledge of current labor laws and regulations including working practices and policies of labor authorities and groups enable us to bring about a valuable and competent resolution of labor related disputes. We have wide experience in advising and assessing full aspects of employment relations.

- Immigration

We provide advice and assistance on immigration related matters to individual clients and to expatriate personnel of corporate clients of the Firm. The Firm also assists in special non-immigrant, securing tourist, pre-arranged employment, temporary visitor, treaty trader, special investorís resident, quota and non quota immigrant visas.

- Intellectual Property

Our firm provide advice and representation on registration of trademarks, patent or inventions, utility model and design, copyright, registration and compliance certification for compulsory and voluntary licensing, and other electronic commerce matters. We assist clients in having their intellectual property rights properly protected.

- Estate Planning and Trusts

Our lawyer assists clients in the identification of the estate plannerís needs, probate of last wills and testament, the drafting of the estate plan, and consultation with regards to drafting. We provide advice on the formation of trusts as well as the tax and legal consequences of such an arrangement.

- Taxation

We assists clients in the establishment of tax efficient structures for investments, provides advice on all commercial transactions. Our law firm is engaged in general taxation practice covering entire areas of tax litigation, tax advising and tax planning. We provide advice to inbound investments and implications on tax treaties between the Philippines and tax treaty countries.

- Family and Civil Law

The Firm represent clients in declaration of nullity of marriage, annulment proceedings, judicial separation of properties, legal separation, adoption, guardianship, presumptive death, and child custody.

- Government Contracts

The law firm provides advice to clients on related regulatory, legislative and contractual requirements including but not limited to the preparation and submission of eligibility requirements to various government agencies on diverse transactions.

- Mining and Natural Resources

Our law firm provide advice on Philippine mining and environmental laws, compliance with nationality and capitalization requirements, government approvals, licenses and registrations required for the conduct of the mining operations, review of applications for mineral agreements and exploration permits and preparation and review of all contracts related to the mining industry.



Lawyers

Ms. Jenny Vi H. Magugat
Lawyer
Corporate Law, Immigration, Tax

Ms. Rosemarie P. Medina-Sicangco
Lawyer
Business Law, Corporate Law, Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law

Mr. Astrid Socorro N. Molanida
Lawyer
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Labor

Ms. Stacy G. Quinsay
Lawyer
Corporate Law, Litigation

Mr. Roberto V. Sicangco
Lawyer
Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Corporate Litigation, Criminal Law

Mr. Francisco G. Varela
Lawyer
Labor, Litigation


Affiliations

  • Maritime Law of the Philippines
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Philippine Bar Association
  • Federacion Internacional de Abogadas

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