LGTON Law

Better to stand for something than live for nothing. Here you’ll find our thoughts, commentary, opinions, and perspectives about topics across the different legal issues and developments in the legal industry.

DIOSDADO E. TRILLANA

Dado obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1997 where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Political Science. He was admitted  to the Integrated Bar of the Philipines in 1998 and soon after joined SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. Before joining LGTON Law, he was a name […]


ANDRE C. PALACIOS

Andre, also known as Raj, specializes in international law and infrastructure law, particularly public-private partnerships (PPPs). He is experienced in private law practice, government service, and international cases and transactions. At present, he is an assistant professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law, an international law professor at the Philippine Judicial Academy, […]


CHRISTIAN ROBERT S. LIM

Bot earned his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree in 1994 at the Ateneo de Manila University where he also obtained his Juris Doctor with Second Honors in 1998. Bot’s litigation practice started with his stint as an Associate at Carpio Villaraza & Cruz Law Offices. He later founded Lim & Leynes, where he […]


NESTOR M. LEYNES III

Neekee earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1999 where he also completed a course in Public Administration. He was admitted into the Philippine Bar the following year and started his practice in the litigation department of Carpio Villaraza & Cruz Law Offices, where he was promoted to Senior […]


RAFAEL ALFONSO C. GARCIA

Raffy earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law in 1999 and he also received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1995. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in the year 2000. After a stint in Puyat Jacinto & Santos, […]


JAYJAY C. ONRUBIA-PUNO

Jayjay received her Juris Doctor with honours from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2000 and was admitted to the bar in 2001.  Prior to law school, she completed her undergraduate degree in the same university majoring in Legal Management. Immediately after law school, Jayjay spent several years in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as […]


MARIANNE P. LOZADA-MARQUEZ

May-ann graduated with a double degree in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines in 1997. She obtained her license as a Certified Public Accountant immediately after.  In 2002, she finished her legal education at the UP College of Law and became a member of the Philippine Bar the following year. May-ann […]


NORMAN T. GOLEZ

Norman obtained his Bachelor of Laws from Arellano University in 2003, graduating 4th in his class. He completed his Business Management degree in Ateneo de Manila University in 1998. His early legal practice started as an associate at Martinez Vergara Gonzales & Serrano after his admission to the bar in 2004 and later, as senior […]


JUNO C. CABAÑEZ-VICERA

Juno graduated cum laude in 2002 with a degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance. She earned her LL.B. from the UP College of Law in 2006. After admission to the Philippine Bar in 2007, Juno joined Lim & Leynes. Rising through the ranks, she […]


KATHERINE C. MERCADO

Kathy earned her degree in Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration from the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance, graduating with a cum laude distinction. In 2007, she completed her legal education at the  University of the Philippines College of Law and was admitted to the Philippine Bar the succeeding year and joined Lim […]