Admission to the Bar:



            Ateneo de Manila University - B.A. Philosophy; 2007

            Ateneo de Manila University - Juris Doctor; 2011

Ms. Respicio is a senior associate at the firm’s Corporate Department. Corporation and Securities Law, Taxation, and Property Law comprise her areas of practice.

As part of her corporate servicing duties, Ms. Respicio handles corporate housekeeping, general legal queries, disclosure requirements and compliance with reportorial requirements with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Philippine Stock Exchange, and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas for several listed or registered corporations, and for one of the country’s fastest growing savings banks. She currently sits as corporate secretary for a number of corporations with secondary licenses. Within the first two years of her legal practice, Ms. Respicio has handled the initial public offering of a hotel and leisure company, which included drafting of portions of the prospectus, registration of securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and listing of securities with the Philippine Stock Exchange. She has also assisted in several real estate transactions which required legal documentation and the conduct of due diligence for both the buyer and seller, including the sale of a P14-Billion property.

Ms. Respicio also passed the Real Estate Brokers Licensure Examination in 2015.