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Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW)

Total number of professionals: 160
Number of partners: 47 Number of associates: 103
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 organization of 160 fee earning lawyers and 161 non-legal personnel. Its principal offices are in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila. The firm has full-service branches in thriving business commercial centres 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, and includes professional organizations and individuals. 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 Regina Padilla Geraldez.

Key practice areas

Administrative law; admiralty & maritime law; agricultural law & agrarian reform; antitrust & trade regulation; appellate practice; banking law; business law; bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate rehabilitation; business process outsourcing; class actions; commercial law; constitutional law; construction law; contracts; criminal law; cross border litigation; data privacy & protection; debtor & creditor; election law; eminent domain; employee benefits; entertainment law; environmental law; family law; government & legislative advocacy; government contracts, public private partnership arrangements and privatization projects; immigration; insurance; intellectual property; international law; internet law; investment law; litigation; mining & natural resources; personal injury; products liability; professional liability & malpractice; real estate; securities law; taxation; torts; trusts & estates; white collar crime; wills & probate; workers’ compensation; zoning, planning & land use.


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...

Proposed regulations and rules on crowdfunding in the Philippines

By Leia Clarissa Veronica R Veracruz, ACCRA Law Offices
Crowdfunding (CF) platforms are a popular way to solicit charitable donations and raise funds for projects or business ventures. With CF platforms, access to...

Will TRAIN work in its implementation?

By Eric R Recalde, ACCRA Law Offices
The law cannot just be gauged on the basis of its provision; one should also consider how its administrator views it. Congress recently passed...

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

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

Jefferson M. Marquez

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

Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan