Creating The Legacy
V&A LAW Today
The Firm was founded in 1980 under the leadership of young lawyers including retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio T. Carpio and F. Arthur L. Villaraza, student leaders and top graduates from the University of the Philippines. Imbued with the passion for excellence of its founding partners, the law firm has grown to establish a sterling reputation for practicing law with the highest standards and providing unparalleled legal representation that help ensure the success of its clients and shape the history of a nation.
Beginning the year 2016 the stewardship of the Firm is transferred to Alejandro Alfonso E. Navarro as Managing Partner and Augusto A. San Pedro Jr. as Co-Managing Partner, with F. Arthur Villaraza as Chairman and CEO. Our partners and associates contribute their capabilities and work as one Firm in providing our clients with a full range of legal services drawn from our collective experience and expertise in areas such as Corporate & Commercial Law, Litigation

& Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Law, Labor & Immigration, Taxation, Power & Energy, Mining & Natural Resources, Mergers & Acquisition, Foreign Investments, Property & Development, Infrastructure, Transportation and Public Utilities, Capital Markets, Securities Regulation and Finance, and Immigration. With lawyers recognized by their peers to be at the top of the legal profession and with highly trained non-legal staff, the Firm offers professional service of the highest caliber. Through the years, we have practiced law with an intimate knowledge of the issues that corporate decision makers face and deliberately employed tailored strategies that help our clients see opportunities in adversities. With decades of experience in serving a full spectrum of our client's interests, our lawyers are equipped to skillfully handle the most intricate problems and provide comprehensive solutions that deliver results.



Exceptional Lawyers

We firmly believe that our people are our best asset, our competitive edge. Since the Firm's inception, we have recruited only the best and brightest from the top law schools in the country. Our lawyers are committed to be of the highest personal standards and represent the best of their generation.

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11th Avenue corner 39th Street,
Bonifacio Triangle, Bonifacio Global City 1634
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 3559 Makati Central

Tel 8988 6088
Fax 8988 6000