Corporate & commercial; infrastructure; M&A; power & energy; taxation
Jude Ocampo specialises in M&A, corporate law, and tax. He holds a master of laws degree from Harvard University, where he was a Gammon Fellow for Academic Excellence. He also earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Kenan-Flagler Fellow. Jude received his law degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Ateneo de Manila.
“Jude has proven to be a real business partner. Jude partnered with us and paved the legal road for our company registration and set-up. Tax considerations within the Philippines, Taiwan and Singapore all had to be considered. Jude’s process is very well thought out, documented and simple to follow. He and his team are top notch.” (Jason K Pitts, CFO, Banner Engineering)
“Jude has been a reliable and dependable partner of True Digital Philippines from its inception to the scale-up stage. Like any other company, we experienced some birth pains. Jude provided us with insightful legal advice and proper guidance to ensure that we grow the business based on the agreed strategy with our stakeholders in our Thailand headquarter. His approach and careful consideration of Philippine laws and regulations made us achieve our goals. That’s why we continue to trust and consult him whenever we venture into new businesses.” (Dindo Marzan, president, True Digital Philippines)
“Jude has come to be a trusted and invaluable partner as we pursue deals in the Philippines. The depth and breadth of his expertise on deal advisory and regulatory matters take clients like us through the ins and outs of complex deals with a safe pair of hands. He and his team go above and beyond to ensure our deals are done right and with the highest standards of integrity.” (Ek Ming Tay, managing director, Ikhlas Capital).
“Jude’s unparalleled handle on commercial and regulatory law makes him uniquely effective in challenging situations. His insight comes from a marriage of expertise in both legal and business matters and is therefore consistently sharp and creative, thorough and nuanced.” (Cesar V Purisima, former finance secretary of the Philippines; Asia Fellow, Milken Institute).