ESTABLISHED IN 2006
Total number of professionals: 60 (18 partners)
Principal office: Makati
Other office: Cebu
Key practice areas
Litigation: Intra-corporate disputes; corporate rehabilitation and liquidation; contractual disputes; debt and asset recovery; family law; torts and damages; testate and intestate proceedings; adoption, guardianship and other special proceedings; expropriation; professional liability and malpractice; criminal prosecution and defense; local government, election, and administrative litigation.
Corporate & special projects: Anti-money laundering compliance; aviation; banking and finance; business process outsourcing; competition law and anti-trust; construction and infrastructure; corporate governance, regulatory practice and compliance; corporate restructuring; corporate services, housekeeping, and directorship; education; energy; environment and natural resources; foreign investments; gaming and amusement; insurance; IPO, securities, and capital markets; public-private partnership and joint ventures; media, entertainment, and sports; medical and healthcare; mergers & acquisitions; mining; project finance; public bidding and procurement; real estate and development; tourism and hospitality; transportation and maritime law.
Labour: Employment and related contracts; labor disputes; collective bargaining; strikes, lockouts and other union disputes; regulatory compliance; human resource advisory.
Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution: International commercial arbitration; construction industry arbitration; state investment treaties; mediation and other alternative modes of dispute resolution.
Tax and estate planning: Tax advisory; tax advocacy and litigation; estate planning; tariff and customs.
Intellectual property: Patent and trademark registration; copyright; infringement and enforcement; licensing and franchising; food, drugs, and cosmetics.
Immigration and naturalization: Judicial and administrative naturalization; visa application; alien employment and special work permit; deportation; hold departure order, blacklist, and immigration lookout bulletin; extradition.
E-commerce and technology: Blockchain and other distributed ledgers; cryptocurrency; cyber-crime; data privacy; financial technology.
DivinaLaw is a leading full-service law firm in the Philippines. The firm takes pride in practicing “dynamic lawyering” by providing legal service that is prompt, proactive, and results-oriented. DivinaLaw offers depth and range in experience and resources, and a professional, collaborative work ethic—qualities that clients appreciate in an emerging and challenging market like the Philippines.
DivinaLaw’s clients include leading companies in the sectors of banking and finance, manufacturing, retail, power, oil and gas, education, healthcare and insurance, realty and property development, and technology.
DivinaLaw is the sole Philippine member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a top-rated international association of over 100 independent law firms from more than 50 countries. It is also the sole Philippine member of LEGALINK, a leading international association of independent law firms.
DivinaLaw has a partnership with 14 local law firms in key locations throughout the country which strengthens the firm’s corporate, commercial, and arbitration-related services.
8/F Pacific Star Building
Sen Gil Puyat Ave cor Makati Ave
Makati City – 1200, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 8822 0808
Unit 1504 Ayala Life–FGU Center
Mindanao Avenue cor
Cebu Business Park
Cebu City – 6000, Philippines
Tel: +63 32 416 8018