PJS Law welcomes new partners and senior associates!

PJS Law is pleased to announced the entry to the partnership of Sergio Ildefonso Felipe O. Pinlac, Rachelle Lim-Magtanggol, Jeric Angelo B. Galon and Miguel Antonio L. Mendoza.

Ponch Pinlac is one of the leading lawyers of firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He joined PJS Law as an associate in 2016 and was promoted to Senior Associate the following year. Ponch received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Ateneo Law School in 2013 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2014. He likewise obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2009.

Rachelle Lim-Magtanggol joined PJS Law in 2016 and has since worked with the Labor and Employment and the Dispute Resolution practice groups of the firm, including being an active member of the Energy-Litigation group. Rachelle received her Master of Business Administration-Juris Doctor (MBA-JD) degrees from the De La Salle University–Far Eastern University consortium in 2012, where she graduated with honors in her J.D. class (silver medalist) and with distinction from her M.B.A. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2013.

A home-grown PJS Lawyer having joined the firm in 2016 as a law clerk, Jeric Galon works as part of the Tax and Special Projects teams and has been active in the fields of mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance and real estate. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Ateneo Law School in 2016, where he graduated with honors. Jeric also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy obtained from the University of St. La Salle – Bacolod in 2008, and was admitted as a Certified Public Accountant that same year.

Mikko Mendoza joined PJS Law in 2017 and handles several of the firm’s big ticket transactions on banking and finance and mergers and acquisitions. Mikko is also an active member of the Intellectual Property, Infrastructure/PPP, and Data Privacy groups of the firm. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Ateneo de Manila Law School in 2013, and was admitted to the Philippine bar the following year. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Management (Major in Communications Technology) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2009.

Promotions of new Senior Associates

PJS Law is also pleased to announced the promotion of Raya Grace T. Tan and Patrick V. Arcellana as Senior Associates of the firm.

Raya is an exceptional contributor and a great asset to the firm since she joined in 2019. Raya has showcased her expertise in corporate & commercial law, infrastructure, labor & employment, and dispute resolution.

Patrick is an integral part of the energy and special projects teams since he joined in October 2019. His fields of practice include corporate & commercial law, dispute resolution, and immigration.