Managing Partner

Hector De Leon, Jr.
About Me
Hector M. de Leon, Jr.’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial matters, with emphasis on equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, project development and finance, and similar commercial transactions.

Mr. de Leon acted as counsel in many corporate transactions, including joint ventures and other strategic alliances, sale of assets and shares of stock, and corporate and project financing. Together with other lawyers of the firm, Mr. de Leon worked on some of the biggest M&A transactions in the Philippines, several of which were awarded or nominated as "Deal of the Year" by international publications.

He provides advice to clients on a variety of other matters such as the establishment of a presence in the Philippines, legal compliance and permitting, transaction structuring and tax matters. He acts as director and corporate secretary in several Philippine companies.

While Mr. de Leon has experience representing clients in a range of industries, he has notably deep experience with clients in the energy, mining, oil and gas, energy and infrastructure sectors.

He is a professorial lecturer at the University of the Philippines College of Law. He teaches Sales as well as Credit Transactions. He also worked as legal officer at the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva, Switzerland.
Chambers Global Guide 2014 named him as one of the leading lawyers in the Philippines in the field "Projects, Infrastructure and Energy" (Band 1). He also belongs to Asialaw's 2014 Leading Lawyers. For the past several years, he is mentioned in Chambers Asia-Pacific's Leading Lawyers for Business and in The Legal 500: Asia Pacific Guide to Asia's Commercial Law Firms.
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University of Michigan (LL.M.)
University of the Philippines (B.A., cum laude; LL.B.)
Professional Associations
Fellow, Institute of Corporate Directors
Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Member, Tax Management Association of the Philippines
Published Articles
He authored the Philippine chapters of several publications, including Juris Publishing's Remedies for International Sellers of Goods.
Languages Spoken

Practice Areas

Antitrust, Competition & Trade
Banking & Finance
Energy & Natural Resources
Private Client
Project Finance

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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Office Address:
SyCipLaw Center
105 Paseo de Roxas
Manila 1226
+63 2 982 3500
+63 2 817 3896
Work phone:
+63 2 982 3500
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