Mr. Navato’s practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, banking and finance, including securities. He represents local and foreign clients, as well as private equity funds and international banks. He obtained his J.D. from the Ateneo De Manila University and his LL.M. from the Cornell Law School.
He is a member of the International Bar Association and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.
He has co-authored the chapter on the Philippines in the book A Legal Guide to Doing Business in the Asia-Pacific published by the American Bar Association.