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Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW)

Total number of professionals: 169
Number of partners: 44 Number of associates: 125
Principal office: Taguig
Other offices: Cebu; Davao

Firm overview

Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW) is the country’s premier law firm with a cohesive multi-disciplinary team of legal professionals who possess in-depth knowledge in specialized fields of law, backed by extensive experience of over forty years in the practice of law in the Philippines. From a core group of seven lawyers at its inception in 1972, the Firm has grown to a prestigious service organisation of over 160 lawyers and 160 non-legal personnel. Its principal offices are in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila. The firm has full service branches in thriving business commercial centers in the Visayas and Mindanao – Cebu City and Davao City.

The Firm has an excellent track record in litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment law, intellectual property, and in handling diverse, significant and complex business projects and transactions for both local and multinational clients. It has been involved in landmark litigation cases and significant business transactions.

ACCRALAW’s clientele represents the full spectrum of business and industry, including many leading multinational companies. Servicing the Firm’s clients are seven practice departments and two branches, which offer timely, creative and strategic legal solutions matched with cost-efficient administration and expert handling of clients’ requirements.

The managing partner of the Firm is Emerico O. De Guzman and its Co-managing partner is Ana Lourdes Teresa A. Oracion.

Key practice areas

Administrative law and regulatory practice; admiralty and maritime; advertising and mass media; agricultural law and agrarian reform; anti-bribery, corruption and anti-money laundering; anti-counterfeiting; antitrust and trade regulation; appellate practice; arbitration and mediation; aviation; banking and finance; bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate rehabilitation; business process outsourcing; constitutional law; construction; contracts; copyright and related rights; corporate; criminal law; elections; eminent domain; energy; entertainment and sports; environment and natural resources; family and matrimonial relations; government and legislative advocacy; government contracts and public private partnerships; immigration and naturalization; insurance; intellectual property; international law; internet, technology and science; investment, mergers and acquisition; labour and employment; licensing and franchising; litigation; mining; passing-off and unfair competition; patent, utility model and design; privacy, cybersecurity and data protection; product liability and consumer protection; professional liability and malpractice; project finance; public bidding and procurement; real estate; securities and capital markets; tariff and customs; taxation; telecommunications; torts and damages; trademark, service mark and tradename; transportation; trusts and estates; white collar crime; wills and probate; zoning, planning and land use


Peek at Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

By Renz J Pagayanan, ACCRA Law Offices
On 20 February 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines,...

Impact of 11th FINL on online businesses

By Agustin P Geraldez Jr, ACCRA Law Offices
For many, this author included, what comes to mind when hearing the term internet business are online selling websites. Ever since e-commerce has evolved...

Increase in minimum float for better corporate governance

By Ann Catherine Co, ACCRA Law Offices
Corporate governance is a system of rules and policies by which a company is directed and controlled. It influences the behaviour of the company...

PCC needs balance with joint venture guidelines

By Mara Kristina O Recto, ACCRA Law Offices
On 15 September 2018, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) published the Joint Venture Guidelines (JV guidelines), aimed at helping businesses determine when a joint...

Ease of Doing Business Act gives teeth to red tape law

By Noel Christian O Luciano, ACCRA Law Offices
Bureaucracy teaches us two things: to wait, and to execute everything in triplicate. “Red tape” has evolved from the practice of Charles V, King...

Award winning firm in The Philippines Law Firm Awards

  • Best overall law firms
  • Capital markets
  • Dispute resolution
  • Labour & employment
  • Insurance & reinsurance
  • IP enforcement
  • IP protection
  • Shipping & Maritime
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Contact us

2nd Avenue cor. 30th Street
Crescent Park West
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Philippines – 1635
T: +63 2 830 8000

Emerico O. De Guzman

Ana Lourdes Teresa A. Oracion

6/F Cebu Holdings Center Building
Cebu Business Park, Cebu City
Philippines – 6000
T: +63 32 231 4223/1449

Jefferson M. Marquez

Eduardo V. Soleng, Jr.

11/F Pryce Tower
Pryce Business Park
J.P. Laurel Avenue, Davao City
Philippines – 8000
T: +63 82 224 0996/98

MA. Iolanda B. Abella

Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan