Founding Partners

alexander-pobladorALEXANDER J. POBLADOR obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Philippines in 1974, graduating cum laude. He received his Bachelor of Laws from the same university in 1978, graduating cum laude and valedictorian. He placed third in the 1978 Bar Examinations. He has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Michigan and is a DeWitt fellow. He was the editor-in-chief of The Philippine Collegian and of the Philippine Law Journal in 1978. He was a Professorial Lecturer in Criminal Law at the College of Law, University of the Philippines. He was the Bar Examiner in Criminal Law in the 1986 Bar Examinations. He served as chapter director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines from 1988 to 1989. He was Director and Executive Vice President of the U.P. Law Alumni Association from 2003 to 2004. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Gamma Mu international honor societies. He currently sits on the boards of several corporations including San Miguel Corporation and Alpha Aviation Group (Philippines), Inc. of which he is also President. His fields of legal practice are Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation, Commercial Arbitration, Corporate Law, Real Property Law, Bankruptcy Law, Banking, Securities and Finance. He has been consistently named as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution by Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Asialaw Profiles, Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) and Which Lawyer?  Over the years, he has also been considered a key practitioner in Banking and Finance, Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions and Construction and Real Estate by Asialaw Profiles and Legal 500 (Asia Pacific).

mario-bautistaMARIO LUZA BAUTISTA received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1975. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1979. He placed sixth in the 1979 Bar Examinations. He was a Professor in Criminal Law at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law. He was a member of Order of the Purple Feather, the honor society of the U.P. College of Law. He served as chapter director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in 1990. He is a member of the Pi Gamma Mu international honor society. His fields of legal practice are Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation, Labor Law, Telecommunications, Corporate Law, Family Law, Probate, Immigration, Insurance, Banking, Securities and Finance. He has been consistently named as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, Securitization and Structured Finance, IT Telecoms and Media, Labour and Employment and Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy by Asialaw Profiles, Legal 500 (Asia Pacific), Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Which Lawyer?

gilbert-reyesGILBERT RAYMUND T. REYES received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Certificate in Military Science from the University of the Philippines in 1979. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the same university in 1983, graduating magna cum laude. He was a member of the Order of the Purple Feather, the honor society of the U.P. College of Law. He served as chapter director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in 1990. He was a director of the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines in 1991. He was a Professorial Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the U.P. College of Law. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi  and Pi Gamma Mu international  honor  societies. His fields of legal practice are Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation, Industrial and  Intellectual Property Law, Real Property Law, Labor Law, Corporate Law, Insurance, Family Law,  Commercial  Arbitration and Admiralty. He has been consistently named as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution by Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Asialaw Profiles, Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) and Which Lawyer?  Over the years, he has also been named a key practitioner in Intellectual Property, Construction and Real Estate, IT Telecoms and Media, Labour and Employment and Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy by Asialaw Profiles and Legal 500 (Asia Pacific).