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The Firm’s founders, Camilo Quiason and Eduardo Makalintal, formed the Firm on January 30, 1974.  While they had both started their careers in law practice, they worked  worked together as counsels at the Meralco Securities Corporation from the late 1960’s to early 1970’s. In 1974, they both decided to go back to private practice and together established the Firm.


Since then, the Quiason Makalintal Law Firm has grown to become a prominent legal entity in the Philippines due to its ability to consistently deliver excellent service to its clientele. Through the years, it has expanded its proficiency in different practice fields and widened its client base.  With its lawyers’ depth of experience and knowledge, it has become one of the leading full-service law firms in the country. Its continued success is evident through its consistent recognition in lawyer rankings for Asia-Pacific, including The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000, AsiaLaw, and Asia Law Business Journal.


Built on a strong, client-first foundation, we serve our clients best by developing lawyers who can find the most practical and cost-effective solutions to their legal problems, regardless of complexity. Quiason Makalintal constantly practices excellence by providing the highest quality legal services based on client needs. The endurance of our client relationships attests to our success.


At Quiason Makalintal, we challenge our attorneys to anticipate client needs and exceed client expectations. Beyond simply helping professionals pursue their careers as lawyers, our bigger goal is to support our clients in their own pursuits. Our clients’ needs define our work, and we measure our success by how well we are able to help them further their endeavors. We work to develop true service professionals—dedicated employees who dependably and responsibly serve the Firm’s clients, and whose performance consistently measures up to our high standards. Through trust and careful, collaborative work between attorneys and clients, Quiason Makalintal aims to be the country’s top-of-mind law firm when it comes to expertise, reliability, and client satisfaction.


Our Firm’s culture emphasizes cooperation rather than competition.While we are organized by specialty practice groups, every Quiason Makalintal attorney has the expertise of the entire Firm available to resolve personal, commercial, and business-related issues at hand.

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