Infrastructure; transportation and public utilities; banking & finance; corporate and commercial law; strategic & developmental projects; property development
Manuel Manaligod is the firm’s head of corporate & commercial law department. He is an authority on transactions involving infrastructure projects, including those that make use of build-operate-and-transfer (BOT) schemes and its variants. He has broad experience dealing with contracts between the private sector and the government, and is an expert in project finance, commercial law, and administrative law. His fields of practice also include information & communications technology, water, and power & energy. Manaligod previously held a senior position in the Office of the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel during the Ramos Administration.
Manaligod earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1991 and Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1997, where he graduated with merit.