SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan was founded in 1945 and is the leading full-service law firm in the Philippines. Its principal office is in Makati City, with branch offices in Cebu City, Davao City and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
We offer a broad and integrated range of legal services, covering the following fields: banking, finance and securities; special projects; corporate services; general business law; tax; intellectual property; employment and immigration; and dispute resolution.
We have specialists in key practice areas such as mergers and acquisitions, energy, power, infrastructure, natural resources, transportation, government contracts, real estate, insurance, international arbitration, mediation, media, business process outsourcing, and technology.
We maintain links with established and leading firms based in other jurisdictions, including the United States, and countries in Europe and Asia. We are an active member of various international lawyers’ associations, such as the Employment Law Alliance, the First Law International, the Interlex Group, Multilaw, the Pacific Rim Advisory Council, the World Law Group and the World Services Group.
We are recognised as the Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2017, IFLR Asia Awards 2017, Who’s Who Legal Awards 2017, and ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017. We are ranked as the Top Tier Firm by Chambers Asia-Pacific Rankings 2017, Chambers Global Rankings 2017, Asia-Pacific Legal 500 Rankings 2017, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Rankings 2017, and IFLR1000 Energy and Infrastructure Rankings 2016. We are also distinguished as a Highly Recommended Firm in Asialaw Profiles 2017.