Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio

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Managing Partner: Ben Dominic R Yap
Number of partners: 15
Number of lawyers: Over 50
Languages: English, Filipino

Firm Overview:
Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law), formerly known as Caguioa & Gatmaytan, is a full-service law firm in the Philippines specialising in corporate and commercial transactions, litigation and arbitration, taxation as well as labour and employment.

C&G Law currently comprises 15 partners, namely, Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan, Ben Dominic R Yap, Norma Margarita B Patacsil, Anthony Mark A Gutierrez, Jesus Paolo U Protacio, Cesar E Santamaria, Jr, Mary Thel T Mundin, Albert Vincent Yu Chang, Jess Raymund M Lopez, Kristine N L Evangelista, Vladi Miguel S Lazaro, Annalisa J Carlota, Deborah D Sobrepeña, Roxanne T Fajardo and Andrea E Katipunan, as well as a full complement of associates and paralegals.

C&G Law is counsel to major Philippine and multinational companies which include banking and financial institutions, conglomerates, educational institutions, energy companies, investment companies, law firms, manufacturing companies, medical establishments, mining and cement concerns, pharmaceutical companies, and special purpose vehicles and their servicing outfits.

Now in its 14th year of existence, C&G Law and its partners are highly regarded in various fields by a number of prestigious international publications, such as AsiaLaw, Asian Legal Business, Chambers and Partners, the Global Arbitration Review, International Financial Law Review, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm was also a finalist for the “Philippines Law Firm of the Year” category at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2020.

C&G Law is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Asia, Southeast Asia’s largest legal network. This offers C&G Law’s clients seamless access to over 800 fee earners who are qualified to practise local law in ten countries across Southeast Asia.

Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate & Commercial:
C&G Law’s corporate and commercial practice is significant and diverse. The firm advises and acts for local conglomerates, financial institutions, multinational companies, government agencies and other entities in corporate and commercial transactions, investments and acquisitions, energy and mining matters, infrastructure projects, public-private partnership projects, land and real estate transactions, as well as security, tax and banking and finance matters.
Contact: Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Competition & Antitrust:
Even prior to the passage of the Philippines’ first comprehensive competition law in 2015, C&G Law has been actively advising local and foreign clients on competition law concerns and regulatory matters. The firm provides practical, commercially-minded, and timely advice to clients, and conducts internal audits to help ensure their compliance with Philippine competition laws. The firm also advises and assists clients in respect of filings before the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), with the aim of obtaining approval for covered transactions.
Contact: Norma Margarita B Patacsil, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
C&G Law has a strong litigation practice before Philippine courts and quasi-judicial bodies of all levels and venues in administrative, civil, commercial, criminal and tax disputes. The firm also has substantial experience in international and domestic arbitration dealing with commercial and construction disputes.
Contact: Ben Dominic R Yap, Managing Partner
Email: [email protected]

Taxation:
C&G Law’s tax practice is formidable. The firm has acted as counsel in various cases, appeals, protests and claims for refund in various forums and courts involving different kinds of taxes, fees and charges imposed by the Philippine tax and regulatory authorities. It also advises on various tax issues, including proposed tax legislation, and secures opinions or rulings from the tax authorities on behalf of its clients.
Contact: Anthony Mark A Gutierrez, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Labour & Employment:
C&G Law renders advice on labour and employment laws. The firm has significant experience in labour disputes and related proceedings, and has represented clients from various sectors before the National Labour Relations Commission, the Department of Labour and Employment and the various courts.
Contact: Cesar E Santamaria, Jr, Partner
Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas:
■ Banking and Finance
■ Commercial Litigation
■ Competition & Antitrust and Trade
■ Construction and Projects
■ Labor and Employment
■ Energy and Resources
■ General Corporate Commercial
■ International Services
■ International and Domestic Arbitration
■ Mergers and Acquisitions
■ Real Estate
■ Tax
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunications

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Philippines

Corporate/M&A
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 2
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
Band 2
Employment
Band 3
Projects, Infrastructure & Energy
Band 3

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Philippines

Corporate/M&A


Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan
Band 3
Norma Margarita B Patacsil
Band 3

Dispute Resolution


Ben Dominic R Yap
Band 3
Jesus Paolo Protacio
Band 3

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Ben Dominic R Yap
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Projects, Infrastructure & Energy


Jaime Renato B Gatmaytan
Band 3

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30/F 88 Corporate Center

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Metro Manila

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