At Duran & Duran-Schulze Law, we are committed to helping businesses in the Philippines deal with the intricacies of local and international laws. We are here to help you avoid and overcome any legal stumbling blocks.

The Philippines is clearly on the road to progress – a fact that has not escaped the attention of local and international investors. As may be expected in a rising economy, however, the path is not completely clear of obstacles and speed bumps.

If you are doing business in the Philippines or are planning to, you know that the legal landscape is strewn with intricate and often confusing elements that can potentially affect your operations and profitability.

We have the expertise and the dedication to sort through every detail of your legal needs and provide solutions that will impact your business in positive ways.

Our Approach

At Duran & Duran-Schulze Law, we emphasize transparency.

At the start of each case or project, we shall take the time to fully understand what you want to accomplish, and present a strategy and general timeline to help achieve your goals.

We shall steer you through complex legal and regulatory requirements while recognizing you as the ultimate leader in every case or project.

We shall take the time to ensure all your questions are answered and we are on the same page as far as legal tactics, strategies and possible outcomes are concerned, with careful consideration for potential risks, and personal, legal and regulatory consequences.

Highest-Value Service

As a boutique law firm, we keep our operations lean to ensure we give our clients utmost personalized service while keeping our costs low. We are committed to providing the highest-value service.

Our background and expertise in financial management as well as our technical savvy allow us to offer contractual arrangements that are more financially viable than billable hours.

For complete transparency, we provide a system that allows our client easy access to all relevant information on current and past major transactions.

Specialization and Areas of Practice

We specialize in corporate law, offering assistance in the following:

  • Establishment of business
  • Reportorial requirements of various regulatory agencies
  • Human resources services
  • Due diligence, mergers and acquisition
  • Labor law, contract review and other legal concerns

We have assisted multiple KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) companies in various stages of their business life, and provided assistance to foreign investors and employees seeking Philippine visas and work permits.

We keep ourselves abreast of legislation changes to help ensure our clients are prepared and compliant at all times.

We are capable of assembling and/or dispersing legal teams consisting of local and foreign lawyers to participate in a global value chain of legal services.

In addition to corporate law, we also offer our expertise in the following areas:

  • Civil law
  • Criminal law
  • Election law
  • Family law
  • Special Proceedings Representation