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6th & 7th Floors Tuscan Building
114 V.A. Rufino Street, Legaspi Village, 1229 Makati City, Philippines
Telephone: +63 2 8674696
Fax: +63 2 8671304
E-mail: counsel[at]platonmartinez.com
 
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ImageOur firm was established on September 1, 1996 by eight partners five of whom have more than thirty years each of extensive practice and exposure in various fields of law.  Ten years later, the number of partners had increased to twelve with a total legal complement of twenty-four lawyers.

The main areas of our work are corporate organization and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, civil and corporate litigation, aviation, immigration, franchising, patents/trademarks and intellectual property protection, product liability cases, mining ventures, collective bargaining negotiations, labor disputes, estate settlement, taxation, agrarian reform and land property disputes, and alternative dispute resolution.

Our lawyers constantly update themselves in current legal business practices with attendance in various conferences and legal education seminars.  They are also frequently invited to give lectures in colleges and business gatherings and to conduct seminars on various legal topics.  Our library is constantly updated with recent legal materials and resources, while we regularly advice our clients of new legislation and jurisprudence through our Law Update and website.

We are fully computerized and our work is assisted by a complement of 22 paralegal and non-legal staff who have the experience to ensure prompt and immediate delivery of support services.

Chambers Global - The World's Leading Law Firms, published annually in the U.K. ranks us as one of the top nine (9) law firms in the country. The Asia Pacific Legal 500, a guide to the leading commercial law firms in Asia, Australia and the West Coast of North America, has also consistently rated us as one of the top commercial law firms in the Philippines. We are cited particularly for our work in Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Taxation, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), Labor Law and Aviation Law. Asia Law and Practice, another guide to Asia's leading law firms, also cites us in its annual Profiles as one of the country's leading firms in the areas of Corporate/Commercial Law, Banking and Finance, and Intellectual Property.

Our firm is a member of International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (AIPPI), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Licensing Executive Society (LES), Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), and Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP). All our lawyers are members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Philippine Bar Association.


 

 

 
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