Practice Areas

Business Law
Business Law

CCTDA Law acts as legal advisors to local and foreign businesses of any size and in any stage of development. From day-to-day corporate matters to complex transactions, the Firm helps clients achieve their business goals by supporting them with effective legal services, ensuring at all times that its clients are able to do business the right way.

What we do

  • Business Set-up and Incorporation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Housekeeping and Compliance
  • Due Diligence Work
  • Intellectual Property
  • Initial Public Offering
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Special Projects

Business Law

Considering that contracts are indispensable to any business’s operations, CCTDA Law assists its clients by ensuring that the agreements they enter into are not only fair but also advantageous to their interests. The Firm puts a premium on careful and thorough drafting, advises clients on potential issues, and recommends changes to minimize the likelihood of disagreements and disputes.

What we do

  • Contract Drafting
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Contract Review

Business Law
Intellectual Property

CCTDA Law helps its clients protect their most valued business assets, which includes brands, trademarks, and other intellectual property carefully built over time. The Firm tailors its approach based on each client’s specific goals and provides practical advice on how best to acquire, assert, defend, or settle intellectual property claims.

What we do

  • Advice on Applications
  • Copyright Registration
  • Copyright Protection
  • Trademark Searches
  • Trademark Registration
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Sale and Purchase Agreements

Business Law
Labor and Immigration

Along with its extensive corporate law practice, CCTDA Law supports businesses by acting as counsel for employers, executives, and human resource professionals by advising them on a wide range of employment concerns, including visa application and processing where needed. The Firm advocates taking a proactive and preemptive approach as it assists clients in crafting policies and drafting contracts to avoid workplace-related disputes. Nonetheless, if litigation should arise, the Firm is competent and able to represent clients in various cases before regulatory agencies up to the Supreme Court.

What we do

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Company Policies & Handbooks
  • Discipline & Termination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Disputes
  • Employment Standards & Benefits
  • HR / Management Training & Education
  • Visa Application & Processing

Business Law
Real Estate

As a result of its location at the heart of the Visayas, a region with flourishing real estate and tourism industries, a significant part of CCTDA Law’s practice has been dedicated to advising and representing property owners, purchasers, developers, and investors. Having witnessed the changes in the landscape of the real estate market over the past two decades, the Firm is able to guide clients through each stage of any property transaction and formulate strategies tailored to each client’s goals.

What we do

  • Commercial & Residential Real Estate
  • Contract Drafting & Negotiation
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Hospitality
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Leasing
  • Project Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Sales & Purchases
  • Titling

Business Law
Dispute Resolution

CCTDA Law is composed of a complement of lawyers who have proven themselves to be effective advocates for justice. The Firm advises and represents clients in cases filed before administrative and quasi-judicial bodies, trial courts, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court. No case is ever considered too simple or too small as it is the Firm’s practice to handle each case with the same level of dedication and commitment. All available options and remedies are carefully studied to determine the most advantageous strategy which balances the costs, benefits, and risks of litigation.

Outside of litigation, the Firm is an advocate for alternative dispute resolution, having negotiated and brokered numerous civil and commercial disagreements outside of court in the desire to expedite their resolution and to ensure the least investment in time and money from its clients.

What we do

  • Administrative Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Employment Disputes
  • Estates & Trusts Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Business Law
Family Law

CCTDA Law helps clients navigate through the sometimes complex consequences that come with intentional or unexpected changes in family and personal relations. Recognizing that these matters should be treated with utmost sensitivity, ideally, the Firm assists clients in resolving their issues without need for ligation. However, if they cannot, or in cases where court action proves indispensable, clients will benefit from the Firm’s significant experience as advocates in court.

What we do

  • Adoption
  • Annulment
  • Child Custody
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Donations
  • Estate Planning and Settlement
  • Mediation
  • Partition of Property
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Wills

Business Law
Other Services

Apart from traditional legal services, CCTDA Law provides personalized solutions and services suited to its clients’ needs. The Firm conducts training and education seminars on relevant aspects of law including corporate housekeeping, labor standards, data privacy, and other regulatory compliance matters, among others, making sure that the law is accessible and understandable to relevant corporate officers, business owners, employees, other key personnel, and even interested individuals. The Firm also assists clients in crafting company manuals and codes of conduct to ensure that their policies are up-to-date and consistent with the standards prescribed by law.

What we do

  • Corporate Manuals
  • Data Privacy
  • Training & Education