ESTABLISHED IN 2006
Total number of professionals: 80 (20 partners)
Principal office: Makati
Other office: Cebu
Key practice areas
Litigation: Intra-corporate disputes; corporate rehabilitation and liquidation; contractual disputes; debt and asset recovery; family law; torts and damages; testate and intestate proceedings; adoption, guardianship and other special proceedings; expropriation; professional liability and malpractice; criminal prosecution and defense; local government, election, and administrative litigation.
Corporate & special projects: Anti-money laundering compliance; aviation; banking and finance; business process outsourcing; competition law and anti-trust; construction and infrastructure; corporate governance, regulatory practice & compliance; corporate restructuring; corporate services, housekeeping, and directorship; education; energy; environment and natural resources; foreign investments; gaming and amusement; insurance; IPO, securities, and capital markets; public-private partnership and joint ventures; media, entertainment, and sports; medical and healthcare; M&A; mining; project finance; public bidding and procurement; real estate & development; tourism and hospitality; transportation and maritime law.
Labour: Employment and related contracts; labour disputes; collective bargaining; strikes, lockouts and other union disputes; regulatory compliance; human resource advisory.
Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution: International commercial arbitration; construction industry arbitration; state investment treaties; mediation and other alternative modes of dispute resolution.
Tax and estate planning: Tax advisory; tax advocacy and litigation; estate planning; tariff and customs.
IP: Patent and trademark registration; copyright; infringement and enforcement; licensing and franchising; food, drugs, and cosmetics.
Immigration and naturalisation: Judicial and administrative naturalisation; visa application; alien employment and special work permit; deportation; hold departure order, blacklist, and immigration lookout bulletin; extradition.
E-commerce and technology: Blockchain and other distributed ledgers; cryptocurrency; cybercrime; data privacy; financial technology.
Risk and crisis management: Crisis communication; emergency response services; legal risk assessment and advisory; pre-emptive strategies; post-incident counselling; reputation management.
Legal education, legislative advocacy, and policy reform: Trainings and seminars; government relations and regulatory affairs; representation in legislative hearings; bills, policies, and position papers.
For 15 years, DivinaLaw has championed dynamic lawyering—becoming an institution venerated and recognized by its peers, respected and admired by its competition, and cherished and relied upon by its clients. It is a full-service law firm in the Philippines that provides prompt, proactive, and results-oriented service to ensure client satisfaction. The firm offers depth and range in experience and resources while fostering a professional and collaborative work ethic.
In 2020, Asia Business Law Journal recognised DivinaLaw as an award-winning Philippine firm in the categories of banking and finance, corporate and commercial, litigation, private equity and venture capital, and restructuring and insolvency.
DivinaLaw is the sole Philippine member of international associations Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) and Legalink. The firm also has 10 affiliate law firms in key locations throughout the Philippines.
8/F Pacific Star Building
Sen Gil Puyat Ave cor Makati Ave
Makati City – 1200, Philippines
T: +63 2 8822 0808
Unit 1504 Ayala Life–FGU Center
Mindanao Avenue cor
Cebu Business Park
Cebu City – 6000, Philippines
T: +63 32 416 8018