Atty. Paolo Miguel Consignado is an Associate and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Management Group and Arbitration Practice Group with over four (4) years of experience in litigation (civil, criminal, and administrative), international and domestic arbitration, estate proceedings, employment disputes, intra-corporate disputes, trademark infringement, corporation law and contract law.
Paolo regularly appears before trial and appellate courts and various administrative agencies in the Philippines, and frequently handles international arbitrations before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. He provides counseling and advice to local and foreign investors on Philippine labor laws and assists them in their day-to-day employment-related issues and concerns. He also handles employment issues in corporate restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions.
Paolo contributes to various legal journals and publications. He co-authored the article Advancing the Lore: A Proposed Legal Framework for Filipino Traditional Knowledge Protection and Commercialization, which was published in the Ateneo Law Journal, Volume 60, No. 4 (2016).
Paolo was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2017. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2016, where he graduated with honors. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the same university.