PBR is recognized for its expertise in the field of real estate litigation involving title disputes, deed restrictions, environmental impact regulations and zoning. Our clients include the leading real estate developers in the country. We handle land registration and title cancellation proceedings, and assist our clients in the procurement of approvals, licenses and permits for their real estate development projects as subdivisions, condominiums and resorts. As an auxiliary and preparatory component of our litigation services, we undertake land banking audits and investigations for our clients.
PBR handles a gamut of civil and criminal cases. We handle breach of contract and tort and personal injury and damage claims. We also assist clients in enforcing performance of the obligations of the other party to their contract.
PBR represents clients’ directors and officers in criminal actions arising from commercial transactions. We also defend clients in actions arising from their public service. We give assistance to clients who are called to congressional or senate committee hearings.
PBR has a strong tax and commercial litigation practice. We successfully defend our clients’ cases against national or local tax assessments. We also prosecute claims for tax refunds.
PBR also represent clients in a number of inter/intra-corporate disputes. We have successfully represented our clients’ directors and officers in criminal actions arising from commercial transactions. We have successfully defended a client in a consumer claims case involving billions of pesos. PBR also represents clients in pursuing or defending insurance claims.
PBR has handled some of the biggest cases on suspension of payments and rehabilitation. We assist our clients in drafting their rehabilitation plans and successfully secure the court’s approval for its implementation. We act for and advise directors and shareholders of insolvent companies, as well as liquidators, receivers, managers and creditors on corporate restructuring programs, related litigation issues and matters concerning the liabilities of directors of insolvent companies.
PBR renders advice on and represents clients in cases involving annulment and legal separation, adoption and support, child custody and paternity and filiation recognition. We also handle probate of wills and judicial settlement of estates.
PBR is heavily involved in various modes of alternative dispute resolution. We have successfully represented numerous clients in international and local arbitration proceedings. PBR has successfully represented a utility concessionaire in its rates disputes with a government agency.