Atty. Mandy Therese M. Anderson is a Senior Associate with five years of experience in corporate and commercial law. She specializes in national, local and international taxation, commercial law, estate planning, corporate, financial technology, mergers and acquisition and media and telecommunications. Being a certified public accountant with seven years of experience in the field of taxation, she routinely provides various tax services for clients in banking and capital markets, real estate, telecommunications, services, manufacturing, retail industries, as well as for holding companies.
Mandy was the Chief-Of-Staff of a former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner, where she assisted in the implementation of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) which took effect at the time she was with the BOC. She was exposed to, and took part in the drafting of regulatory issuances, orders, and memoranda implementing the CMTA, as well as coordinating with the various offices of the BOC, other government agencies and stakeholders to ensure compliance with the said law.
Prior to studying the law, Mandy worked for the Tax Reporting and Operations Group of Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co. (SGV) for two years where she gained experience and expertise in providing tax advisory and tax compliance services for clients belonging to various industries. Her tax compliance audit experience allowed her to gain extensive knowledge on the operations of multi-million dollar companies engaged in mining, electronics and automotive manufacturing.
Mandy is a part-time lecturer at the Ateneo de Manila University where she teaches Legal Accounting. She was also a part-time lecturer of Taxation on Mergers and Acquisitions of the FEU-De La Salle MBA-JD Program.
She obtained her Juris Doctor degree with honors from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2015, where she ranked fifth in her class. Mandy also placed 5th in the Philippine Bar in 2016. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Carlos with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy in 2009 and passed the Board Examinations for Certified Public Accountants in the same year.