About the firm

Calderon Castillo Tampon Demano & Apolinario (the Firm) is a general professional partnership engaged in the practice of law.

Established in 2001 by Messrs. Peter John D. Calderon, Hilario P. Davide III, Ismael S. Trinidad, Jr., and Mark C. Tolentino, and later joined in partnership by Mr. Joselito Ramon O. Castillo in 2004, the Firm continues to grow in its pursuit of upholding the rule of law. Based in Cebu City, Philippines, it is one of the leading full-service law firms in the region with a competent complement of lawyers engaged in various fields of specialization.

Since its inception, the Firm has consistently strived to establish a tradition of effective and professional client management, ensuring that each client’s specific goals remain at the forefront of any recommended course of action. As such, the Firm currently services a wide client base ranging from start-up businesses to multinational companies, both local and foreign, including some of the most highly regarded industry players in banking, finance, real estate, energy, education, and hospitality.

While the Firm adopts a proactive approach that allows its clients to minimize, if not forestall, unnecessary disputes, the Firm’s competence and expertise nonetheless includes extensive trial and appellate practice covering fields of administrative, civil, commercial, and criminal law, including intra-corporate, labor, property, and other contractual disputes, as well as estate planning and settlement, all of which allow the Firm to effectively protect its clients’ interests.