Atty. Mamangun’s Law Firm, established in 2004, has been providing services to a multitude of clients in the areas of Company Formation, Corporate Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Contract Drafting and Review, Corporate Finance & Securities, Information Technology, Labor Relations & Employment, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Crisis Management.
Guided by years of experience and involvement in diverse foreign and domestic investments and businesses, we provide legal and tax advice for the corporate structure best suited to the client’s needs. Our incorporation and post-incorporation services are customizable for cost-effective results. Apart from procuring permits and licenses from local government units and the Bureau of Internal Revenue, we help clients secure fiscal and non-fiscal incentives from the Board of Investments, the Philippine Economic Zone (PEZA), the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority and other regulatory agencies.
GENERAL CORPORATE SERVICES
We provide general corporate and retainer services to domestic and foreign enterprises where we bridge the gap between the letter of the law and the demands of doing business in the Philippines. Our diversified and customizable corporate services ensure that the client’s concerns are addressed efficiently by a team dedicated to a specialist practice area. Our corporate services also include contract and policy review, corporate secretarial and corporate housekeeping services, director services, corporate governance advisory and compliance, regulatory compliance, and industry-specific counseling. Our approach is to provide legal insights with a business perspective. We help position our clients’ businesses to succeed, and aim to protect and prepare them for the future.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
When it comes to Mergers & Acquisitions, we combine creativity with practicality, supported by a deep understanding of how various industries work. We provide legal services relating to large-scale restructuring to family-owned companies, and all sizes in between. We structure M&A to comply with foreign investment and competition regulations while simultaneously achieving our client’s economic objectives. Our goal is to deliver value—from due diligence, structuring, negotiation and closing.
CONTRACT DRAFTING & REVIEW
We provide advice on and prepare forms of commercial contracts and arrangements with an eye on the clients’ requirements and the environment in which these agreements will be operating. We give particular attention to associated risks, and any change in circumstances that may affect our clients. We have extensive experience across several areas of commercial activity, including distribution, sales and marketing, logistics, manufacturing, and outsourcing and offshoring, and e-commerce.
CORPORATE FINANCE & SECURITIES
We advise clients on SEC compliance, reporting and filing requirements, as well as securities offerings. We prepare SEC periodic reports, information and proxy statement and prospectuses, and provide advisory services on related legal requirements and best practices. Apart from prompt and accurate reporting, we provide clients with advice on approaches to common and complex securities compliance issues. We arm our clients with their own compliance policies which we review and update on a regular basis. Our services also include compliance with the listing standards and disclosure rules of the Philippine Stock Exchange.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
We provide assistance in the registration of intellectual property, and in the enforcement of copyright and intellectual property laws in the Philippines.We also offer a broad range of information technology and e-commerce services, which include advisory and contract negotiation services pertaining to licensing agreements, technology investing and joint ventures.
LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT
Our primary objective is to avoid expensive and protracted litigation for our client. To this end, we provide advisory services to employers relative to labor standards, employee termination, contractual and other types of employment, and other concerns affecting the workplace. Our advisory services include the preparation of law-mandated policies and manuals, and employment contracts suited to the needs of the client’s business.Our expertise has been shaped by years of experience in labor dispute resolution and labor litigation. Through the Single-Entry Approach of the Department of Labor and Employment, we aim for a fair and equitable settlement. Where a peaceful resolution is not possible, we provide representation before the National Labor Relations Commission, the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court on a wide spectrum of issues, including illegal dismissal, constructive dismissal, unfair labor practices, non-payment of wages, and other cases involving a violation of labor laws.
LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Our litigation services cover a broad range of cases. We represent individuals and corporations in civil, criminal, and commercial disputes before regular courts, special courts and alternative dispute resolution centers in the Philippines. Our corporate clients appreciate our understanding of the technical and commercial aspects of every dispute, while our individual clients value the time that we devote and the cost-effective solutions we utilize to resolve their concerns.
With an unprecedented and far-reaching depth and breadth, across geographies, practices and sectors, legal systems and cultures, no one is better positioned to answer each client’s needs with the right talent and resources.
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