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Regina Jacinto-Barrientos

Firm: PJS Law
Country: Philippines

Practice Area: M&A

  • 10th Floor 8 Rockwell
    Hidalgo corner Plaza Drive Rockwell Center
    Makati City 1200
Regina is one of the founders of PJS Law and, since 1997, has led the firm from a three-partner start-up to a leading Philippine law firm of more than 50-fee earners today. She is the Managing Partner of the firm, the leadership post she assumed in 2010 and from which she has driven PJS Law to greater heights. 

While she performs her role as Managing Partner, Regina continues to be active in legal practice, advising clients on M&A transactions in various industries. In 2017, Regina won the coveted “Woman Lawyer of the Year” award given by the Asian Legal Business – Philippine Law Awards. This follows the previous year’s “Managing Partner of the Year” award given by the same publication. As head of the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisition’s Practice group, she has likewise earned several citations and was ranked as “Leading Lawyer” by several leading law publications. 

Regina is also an advocate of education in the rural areas. She has been an active supporter of Tapulanga Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that helps provide educational, healthcare and micro-credit assistance to communities in Silay City, Negros Occidental, and a southern province in the Philippines.

Areas of Practice: Corporate/M&A, Energy, Infrastructure

The Firm

PJS Law is Puyat Jacinto & Santos, a Philippine-based legal advisory firm operating from the heart of one of Asia’s fastest growing economies.

Established in 1997, PJS Law continues to reach out to the world with a comprehensive range of legal services in both established and emerging practice areas, as well as in-depth knowledge and extensive transaction experience in specialized fields such as energy, infrastructure and conflict resolution.

The ability of PJS Law to understand not just the legal framework but also the technical and financial nuances of a target industry remains the strongest point of the firm. It has paved the way for the firm to handle big-ticket transactions and rule-changing advisory work.

PJS Law takes pride in being consistently ranked in the top tier by some of the world’s most influential legal and financial publications.

PJS Law is a recommended firm in the following areas:

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