Mark Gorriceta
Managing Partner

Mark S. Gorriceta, is the Managing Partner and heads the Corporate Department of the Firm. Mark’s practice focuses on capital markets, technology media & telecommunications (TMT), mergers & acquisitions (M&A), entertainment law, real estate and taxation.

Mark helps solve problems for domestic and foreign clients and corporations. His experience is built on securities offerings, restructuring, and cross-border acquisitions.

Mark is a leading lawyer in capital markets in the Philippines. He has represented various corporations in its listing applications with the Philippine Stock Exchange.

Mark is a leader in TMT Law in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia. He is a pioneering expert on the law on blockchain, virtual currencies, e-commerce, data privacy, and artificial intelligence. He acts as legal counsel to leading tech and on-line companies.

Mark is a leading tax practitioner. He specializes in providing counsel on the whole legal spectrum of doing business in the Philippines that ensures tax efficiency from project conceptualization to capital and profits repatriation. He also has extensive experience in complicated tax structures, tax examinations and investigations, tax ruling applications, among others.

A member of the Philippine Bar, Mark graduated law with honors and holds a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science degree from the Ateneo de Manila University. He also completed courses in Finance at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati City. He also completed two Masterclasses on Blockchain, Distributed Ledger & Smart Contracts in Singapore. Atty. Gorriceta is currently enrolled in Harvard University’s certificate program in Corporate Finance

Awards & Recognitions:

  • 2018 – Finalist – ALB’s Philippine Law Awards – Managing Partner of the Year
  • 2017 -- Finalist – ALB’s Philippine Law Awards – Managing Partner of the Year
  • 2017 – Finalist – ALB’s Southeast Asia Law Awards- Young Lawyer of the Year
  • 2016 – Finalist – ALB’s Philippine Law Awards – Young Lawyer of the Year
  • 2018 – Asia’s Top 40 lawyers under 40 years old by ALB
  • 2017 – Asia’s Top 40 lawyers under 40 years old by ALB
  • 2017 – Who’s Who Lawyers in Asia by ALB
  • 2017 – 2018 – Ranked Lawyer in Taxation – World Tax

Affiliations:

  • Investment Houses’ Association of the Philippines
  • Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines
  • Tax Management Association of the Philippines
  • Fintech Philippines Association
  • IT and Business Process Association of the Philippines
  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • International Project Finance Association