Modern Buildings

We are a
new kind of
law firm for a changing world.

 

OUR PURPOSE: 

To provide simpler, better, and faster legal products and services to benefit our clients, our firm, and the local community.

Simpler.

Traditional law firms offer complicated solutions.

 

We provide simple solutions to complex legal problems. We believe in the beauty of simplicity.

 

Better.

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.

Faster.

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. 

 
 

Our Services

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

Dispute Resolution

  • 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

  • Legal compliance

  • Mergers and acquisitions

Real Estate

  • Conveyancing (drafting of documents and transfer of title)

  • Conduct of due diligence and background check

  • Tax compliance and structuring

  • Estate settlement

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 Jularbal-Docena

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.

 
 

Contact
Us

Address

7th Floor Unit B & 21st Floor 8 Rockwell

Hidalgo Drive Rockwell Center 1210

Makati City, Philippines

Telephone

+63 2 6883 7552

Mobile Phone

+63 917 329 7712

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