SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw), founded in 1945, is the largest law firm in the Philippines. Although its work centers on business activity, the firm has offered a broad and integrated range of legal services that cover such areas as family relations, constitutional issues, and other matters of law unrelated to commerce.
Areas of practice
SyCipLaw's practice is diversified, as reflected in its seven principal departments: banking, finance and securities; corporate services; intellectual property; labor; litigation; special projects; and tax. Within this structure, some of the firm's lawyers are involved in additional fields of specialization, such as power, immigration, shipping, and maritime law.
We represent enterprises in many fields, including construction, energy, mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing, mining, insurance, banking and other financial services, transportation and communications, and real estate. In addition to domestic, foreign and multinational business corporations, the firm represents individuals, non-profit institutions, governmental agencies, and multilateral organizations.
SyCipLaw has a wide and varied international law practice in the Philippines. It maintains links with established and leading firms in major cities in Asia, Europe, Canada, the US, Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand. We are a member of various exclusive international lawyers' associations, such as the Pacific Rim Advisory Council (PRAC), the World Law Group (WLG), and the Multinational Association of Law Firms (Multilaw).