Mining, projects and energy law; corporate and commercial law; M&A; real estate; arbitration
Roderick RC Salazar III was born in 1962 in Legazpi City, Philippines. He studied at the University of the Philippines (UP) School of Economics where he graduated with an AB Economics degree in 1983 and at the UP College of Law where he earned his Bachelor of Laws in 1987. Dicky is a senior partner at Fortun Narvasa & Salazar (FNS), a general service firm with 26 years of existence. With over 32 years’ experience in law, Dicky specializes in corporate and commercial law, projects, mining, energy and natural resources law, immigration, taxation, real estate and arbitration.
Dicky advises corporate clients in all aspects of corporate law and acts as director and corporate secretary, and resident agent of various companies. He advises on incorporation and registration of corporate entities; corporate compliance and governance issues; mergers and acquisitions; due diligence requirements and availability of incentives.
Dicky represents mining companies involved in all aspects of mining from exploration, project financing, construction, development and processing. His existing foreign and domestic mining clients range from operating companies to exploration entities. He also practices renewable energy law for solar and bio-energy projects.
He is a trained commercial arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. and acts as ad hoc arbitrator and as counsel for arbitration cases.
Dicky was recently included in the 2018 Asia Business Law Journal list of top 100 lawyers in the Philippines. He was also listed in the 2018 edition and in past editions of the International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers. He was ranked as a leading lawyer in natural resources and mining by Chambers Global 2018 and prior years and is highly recommended as a leading lawyer in projects, energy and natural resources by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 and ranked a leading individual in projects and energy by the Asia Legal 500 2018 and prior years.
He lectures on corporate law, partnership, agency and trust and property law, negotiable instruments law and sales at the UP College of Law and the San Beda Alabang College of Law.
Dicky is active in bar associations, chambers of commerce and mining associations.