Richie Avigale A. Ramos-Pilares

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Richie Avigale A. Ramos-Pilares

Senior Partner

Practice Areas


  • Intra-Corporate Disputes
  • Corporate Rehabilitation and Liquidation
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Family Law
  • Torts and Damages
  • Testate and Intestate Proceedings
  • Adoption, Guardianship and other special proceedings
  • Expropriation
  • Criminal Prosecution and Defense

Corporate and Special Projects

  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Corporate Governance, Regulatory Practice and Compliance
  • Corporate Services, Housekeeping, and Directorship
  • Energy
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Foreign Investments
  • Insurance
  • Public-Private Partnership and Joint Ventures
  • Media, Entertainment, and Sports
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project Finance
  • Public Bidding and Procurement
  • Real Estate and Development
  • Transportation and Maritime Law


  • Employment and Related Contracts
  • Labor Disputes
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Human Resource Advisory

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Construction Industry Arbitration
  • Mediation and other Alternative Modes of Dispute Resolution

Tax and Estate Planning

  • Estate Planning

E-Commerce and Technology

  • Cryptocurrency
  • Financial Technology

Risk and Crisis Management

  • Legal Risk Assessment and Advisory

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, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law
  • Former Senior Partner, Puno and Puno Law Offices
  • Former Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy
  • Former Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel, HSBC
  • Former Assistant Vice President and Legal Counsel, HSBC
  • Former Associate, Angara Concepcion, Cruz, Regala, Abello Law Offices

Educational Background

  • Master of Laws in International Human Rights, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, Rank 10, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Magna Cum Laude), University of the Philippines