|Romeo D. Lumagui, Jr. is one of the founding partners of the firm. His practice areas include litigation and arbitration, corporate services and business transactions, employment and labor relations, tax, and energy.|
Mr. Lumagui has extensive experience in handling civil, criminal, administrative and labor cases. He has handled and tried numerous cases before various trial courts, Sandiganbayan, Court of Tax Appeals, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, the Department of Justice, various prosecutors’ offices, Office of the Ombudsman, National Labor Relations Commission, Professional Regulation Commission, Department of Health, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and the Energy Regulatory Commission, among others.
He has extensive experience in international commercial and domestic arbitration, having represented clients before the International Chamber of Commerce – International Court of Arbitration, the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission, and ad hoc arbitration.
Mr. Lumagui also handles corporate services and business transactions. He serves as director and corporate secretary of various companies.
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Before forming the firm, Mr. Lumagui was a Senior Associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. Currently, Mr. Lumagui is a professorial lecturer at the College of Law of Lyceum of the Philippines University on Arbitration, Corporation Law, Insurance, Negotiable Instruments Law, and Statutory Construction. He is likewise a regular lecturer at the Supreme Court’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education program for lawyers on arbitration, updates on commercial laws, and legal ethics.
He is a co-author of a study titled Diagnostic Study on Improving Court Litigation to Enforce Contracts in the Philippines and co-presented it at The 2nd International Conference on Enforcing Contract in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators and Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.
Mr. Lumagui obtained his undergraduate degree from De La Salle University and his law degree from Ateneo de Manila University (second honors).
He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2006 and ranked 19th in the 2005 bar examinations.