We are a
new kind of
law firm for a changing world.
To provide simpler, better, and faster legal products and services to benefit our clients, our firm, and the local community.
Traditional law firms offer complicated solutions.
We provide simple solutions to complex legal problems. We believe in the beauty of simplicity.
Traditional law firms stick to old ways. They prioritize billings and profits over people.
We embrace change and constantly search for ways to innovate and improve our services. We strive for a better world for the benefit of all stakeholders: our clients, staff, and society as a whole.
Traditional law firms are bogged down by bureaucracy and hierarchy.
We have a lean and efficient team who deliver quick and responsive solutions to urgent legal problems.
Business Formation & Registration
Incorporation and foreign corporation licensing with Securities and Exchange Commission
Business registration with local government units, and Bureau of Internal Revenue
Employer registration with SSS, HDMF and PHIC
Labor & Employment
Drafting and review of employment contracts
Advice on employee termination
Application for alien employment permit and work visa
Legal representation before courts in labor, civil, commercial, criminal and administrative cases
Mediation and conciliation
Corporate and Commercial
Corporate secretarial services
Contract review and drafting
Mergers and acquisitions
Conveyancing (drafting of documents and transfer of title)
Conduct of due diligence and background check
Tax compliance and structuring
Lawyers you can trust.
Hans Christian Docena
Hans advises on labor & employment, litigation, and corporate & commercial matters. He has experience in business formation, foreign corporation licensing and registration, and legal due diligence. He represents the firm’s clients in litigation and dispute resolution, and has appeared before various courts and quasi-judicial bodies involving property disputes, banking and securities law, energy law, family law, public employment, and consumer protection laws.
Hans graduated with honors from the Ateneo de Manila University Law School in 2012. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2013.
Starr advises the firm's clients on real estate transactions, corporate and commercial matters, and labor and employment issues. She has represented clients before the DOLE and the NLRC involving termination disputes. She regularly advises clients on labor standards, and labor contracting issues.
Starr graduated with honors from the Ateneo de Manila University Law School in 2012. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2013.
Jose Maria Duhaylongsod
Jay handles the firm's corporate and commercial matters, and special projects. He has experience in corporate transactions, Infrastructure Right-of-Way (IROW) acquisitions, and project finance. He advises clients in prospective and on-going business concerns.
Jay graduated with honors from the Ateneo de Manila University Law School in 2011. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2012. He is also a certified public accountant.
7th Floor Unit B & 21st Floor 8 Rockwell
Hidalgo Drive Rockwell Center 1210
Makati City, Philippines
+63 2 6883 7552
+63 917 329 7712