Floro C. Balato, Jr.

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Floro C. Balato, Jr.


Practice Areas


  • Intra-Corporate Disputes
  • Corporate Rehabilitation and Liquidation
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Debt and Asset Recovery
  • Local Government, Election, and Administrative Litigation

Corporate and Special Projects

  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance

Immigration and Naturalization

  • Judicial and Administrative Naturalization
  • Visa Application
  • Alien Employment and Special Work Permit
  • Hold Departure Order, Blacklist, and Immigration Lookout Bulletin
  • Extradition

E-Commerce and Technology

  • Data Privacy

Risk and Crisis Management

  • Crisis Communication
  • Emergency Response Services
  • Legal Risk Assessment and Recovery

Legal Education, Legislative Advocacy, and Policy Reform

  • Trainings and Seminars
  • Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs
  • Representation in Legislative Hearings
  • Bills, Policies, and Position Papers

Professional Background

  • Professor, Philippine Christian University College of Law
  • Former Senior Immigration Officer, Bureau of Immigration
  • Former Manager/Lawyer, Equitable PCI Bank/Banco de Oro Universal Bank
  • Former Provincial Administrator, Province of Eastern Samar
  • Former Legislative Staff, House of Representatives

Educational Background

  • Fulbright-Humphrey Fellow, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota (USA)
  • Masters in Public Management, Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Major in Psychology, University of the Philippines - Visayas