Ponce Enrile Reyes & Manalastas was founded in 1983 and now comprises a number of partners and associates actively engaged in general law practice. It is known in the Philippine legal community as "PECABAR".

The Firm's lawyers are graduates of the leading law schools in the Philippines, and are active members of various local and foreign bar associations as well as business and civic organizations. A number of the lawyers attended post graduate courses and obtained master's degrees from the finest law schools in the United States.

The Firm's recruitment program, which draws new associates every year from the top ranks of law graduates, is complemented by its summer apprenticeship program for junior law students.

The Firm has a largely diversified clientele consisting of domestic and international companies from virtually every industry, including service oriented entities (banks, finance companies, investment houses, insurance companies, stock brokerage companies, hotels, educational institutions, construction companies, film and movie enterprises, and theme parks and recreational companies), manufacturing and processing enterprises (food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, electronic components, cement, garments and textile, coconut oil mills, motor vehicles, tobacco products), public utilities (telecommunications, power and electric companies, airlines, shipping companies, bus companies), wholesale and retail distribution and trading companies (computers, petroleum products, fertilizers, machinery and equipment), real estate development companies, mining companies and holding companies. These clients range in size and structure from publicly held companies to privately owned companies and medium sized entities to non-profit organizations imbued with public interest.

A significant feature in PECABAR's practice is the "team system" where a number of lawyers, under the supervision of a partner, are assigned to the client the lawyers so assigned are chosen fo r their familiarity with the client and its business as well as for their individual skills and expertise relevant to the particular requirement of the work. The size and composition of the assigned team is determined with particular regard to the magnitude and complexity of the work. The client is therefore assured of work continuity and a ready pool of lawyers conversant with various fields of law. The team system, of course, does not preclude a client from calling on any other partners of the Firm for any exigency.

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3rd Floor Vernida IV Bldg.
   128 Leviste St.
   Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227

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   (632) 815 - 9571 to 80

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