ESTABLISHED IN 2006
Total number of professionals: 80 (24 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 defence; local government, election, and administrative litigation.
Corporate and special projects: AML compliance; aviation; banking and finance; outsourcing; competition and anti-trust; infrastructure; corporate governance, regulatory practice; corporate restructuring; corporate services, housekeeping, and directorship; education; energy; environment and natural resources; foreign investments; gaming and amusement; insurance; IPO, securities, and capital markets; PPP and joint ventures; media, entertainment, and sports; medical and healthcare; M&A; mining; project finance; public bidding and procurement; real estate and 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 ADR: International commercial arbitration; construction industry arbitration; state investment treaties; mediation and other ADRs.
Tax and estate planning: Tax advocacy and litigation; estate planning; tariff and customs.
IP: Patent and trademark registration; copyright; infringement and enforcement; licensing, franchising; food, drugs, 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; fintech.
Risk and crisis management: Crisis communication; emergency response services; legal risk assessment and advisory; pre-emptive strategies; post-incident counselling.
Legal education, legislative advocacy, policy reform: Trainings and seminars; government relations and regulatory affairs; representation in legislative hearings; bills and policies papers
For 16 years, DivinaLaw has championed dynamic lawyering — becoming an institution venerated and recognised by its peers, respected and admired by its competition, and cherished and relied on by its clients. It is a full-service law firm in the Philippines that provides prompt, proactive, and a results-oriented service to ensure client satisfaction. The firm offers depth and range in experiences and resources while fostering a professional and collaborative work ethic.
DivinaLaw is the sole Philippine member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a top-rated international association of over 100 independent law firms from more than 50 countries. It is also the sole Philippine member of Legalink, a leading international association of independent law firms.
DivinaLaw’s clients include leading companies in the industries of airlines, aviation, banking and finance, construction, fintech, healthcare and insurance, investment management, manning agencies, manufacturing, media and entertainment, oil and gas, power, realty and property development, retail, technology, tourism, transportation, and wellness resorts.
8/F Pacific Star Building
Sen Gil Puyat Ave cor. Makati Ave.
Makati City – 1200, Philippines
T: +632 8822 0808
Unit 1504 BPI – Philam Life Centre
Mindanao Avenue corner
Biliran Road, Cebu Business Park
Cebu City – 6000, Philippines
T: +6332 416-8018