Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law) rounded up another astoundingly successful year finishing in the Top-Tier Firm Rankings of The Legal 500 for 2018 with Tier 1 rankings for the categories of Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Tax and Real Estate and Construction.
V&A Senior Partners Alejandro Alfonso Navarro, Augusto San Pedro, Jr. and Thea Daep were cited as Leading Individuals in Dispute Resolution. Likewise, V&A Senior Partner Bienvenido Somera, Jr. was cited as Leading Individual for Intellectual Property, rallying the Team to another Tier 1 ranking for this year. Sylvette Tankiang was named a Leading Individual in Tax, providing advice to a veritable list of multinationals and foreign and domestic high-net-worth individuals. Legal 500 highlighted the Firm’s “excellent overall service” for its Real Estate and Construction practice, and cited Franchette Acosta who heads the team, alongside Sylvette Tankiang, who provides “solid leadership skills.” Legal 500 also cited Raoul Angangco as recommended individual.
The Firm further established its Tier 2 rankings in the practice areas of Banking and Finance, Capital Markets. Immigration, Labor and Employment, Projects and Energy and TMT. V&A Senior Partners Raoul Angangco, Sylvette Tankiang and Franchette Acosta were consistently named as Leading Individuals, highlighting their expertise in Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A.
The Firm ranked in the Tier 3 for Corporate and M&A, with particular mentions to Leonardo Singson, Kristin Charisse Siao, and Maria Concepcion Simundac as names to note.