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Atty. Ernesto C. Herrera III is a Senior Associate with more than four years of experience in corporate and commercial law and labor law. He specializes in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, government projects, telecommunications, gaming, construction, insurance and e-commerce. Ernesto has exhaustively represented clients before civil and criminal courts, and quasi-judicial agencies.

With particular expertise in the field of labor and employment, including conciliation, mediation and arbitration of labor disputes, Ernesto has assisted clients and rendered advice on the labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions, redundancy, retrenchment, regulatory compliance, labor compliance audit, restricted covenants, employment agreements, job-contracting, illegal dismissal cases and labor and industrial relations. He has given several lectures on labor law principles and key developments in various conferences, speaking before both local and foreign employers seeking compliance with Philippine labor law. Ernesto is also a lecturer of Labor Law at Philippine Law School.

Ernesto obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines in 2015 and was named Distinguished Law Intern of the Office of Legal Aid. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2016.

Herrera, Ernesto III C.

Senior Associate


ec.herrera@thefirmva.com