Gwyneth S. Ong

Partner, Corporate and Commercial Group

Throughout her more than a decade in practice, Gwyneth has handled clients in various industries including business process outsourcing, real estate development, manufacturing, construction, renewable energy, infrastructure, investments and banking, routinely assisting and counseling them on legal and regulatory issues.
 
Gwyneth has extensive experience in capital market transactions having handled a whole range of  securities transactions involving both equity offerings and debt securities issuances. She is also well versed in infrastructure projects under the Public-Private Partnership program of the government as she assisted the Firm’s client in biddings leading to, among others, the award of an international airport project and an integrated transport terminal project. Also included in her wheelhouse are mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and project finance. 
 
Gwyneth keeps abreast with developments in the legal arena by taking on projects that involve implementation of more recent legislations, being one of the few practitioners that has dealt with the recently revised regulations of the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT) law. Gwyneth has also taken the opportunity to share her expertise by giving lectures on the regulatory landscape of the Philippine capital markets.  
 
Prior to joining the Firm, Gwyneth was an associate at Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Office until 2006. She was also legal counsel at Philweb Corporation and foreign legal consultant in Makes & Partners in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Skills & Experience

  • Banking and Finance
  • Securities
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • IT, E-Commerce & Outsourcing

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Laws, Order of the Purple Feather (2003)
    • Ateneo de Manila University, B.S. Legal Management (1999)

Admission to Bar

    • 2004, Philippines

Affiliations

    • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines