The firm handles a myriad of litigation cases in numerous courts, agencies and tribunals. These include Civil, Criminal, Corporate, Administrative, Entertainment, Construction, and Family Law cases. The firm can boast of successfully handling several high profile cases. ToVen Law’s lawyers have extensive experience in appearing before different Municipal, Metropolitan and Regional Trial Courts, Appellate Courts, Sandiganbayan and offices such as Department of Justice, Construction Arbitration Tribunals, Civil Service Commission, National Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Professional Regulatory Commission, and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board.

ToVen Law also specializes in successfully representing significant personalities in libel cases which is until now a crime in the Philippines.

ToVen Law in its litigation practice puts a premium on your overall goal or strategy rather than deciding solely on the merits of the litigation which might mean acquiescing despite the merits, fighting harder or pursuing a public relations or government affairs strategy.

Business and Corporation

ToVen Law has an intensive experience in business establishment successfully handling incorporations, primary registrations with different agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Trade and Industry, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and Local Government Units. For clients requiring secondary registration of their business activities and operations, ToVen Law is adept in ensuring secondary registrations with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Central Bank, Insurance Commission, National Telecommunications Commission, Department of Labor and Employment etc.

Aside from registrations, ToVen Law has been retained by reputable clients, public figures, and corporations in order to conduct legal audit and give advice on their businesses’ overall legal health. ToVen Law also ensures that transactions entered into by our clients are compliant, above-board and favorable through requests for contract drafting, review, and negotiations. ToVen Law also has experience in mergers and acquisitions and government biddings. The Firm’s strategic lawyering ensures that its team can tap into skills that may be completely outside the legal role and is in an ideal position to create both a business and legal model that achieves the objectives of a particular business strategy. In so doing, ToVen Law is able to provide management with a sound business strategy.

Foreign Corporations also engage our services in order to establish their representative or branch office in the Philippines. ToVen Law also gives advice and consultation on different investment matters for foreigners or non-residents.

Media and Creative Industries Law

Creative industry entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations need lawyers who understand the world in which they operate and the challenges that they face. Creative industries need a supportive legal team that protects the rights of creators and secure fair remuneration for them.

ToVen Law provides legal advice to a wide variety of clients in the creative industries, with particular focus on the publishing, social media, art, TV, and music sectors. ToVen Law works with musicians, directors and writers, theatres, performance companies and venues, digital content creators, television production companies, designers, painters, sculptors, models, actors and actresses, talent management agencies, galleries, and advertising agencies to help them protect, diversify, and develop their creative businesses. Whether you are a creative industry entrepreneur or an established creative business or organization, we can provide you with a tailored legal service to help you succeed with your business or organizational objectives.

The Firm provides extensive counseling and assistance during all phases of Creative Industry activities – from contracts to strategy development, enforcement to litigation. ToVen Law specializes in providing legal advice relating to brand protection and infringement, sponsorship, production, publishing, rights clearance, performance rights, and all related commercial activities. Other key areas where our expertise are sought after are in intellectual property, business and finance, international trade, and government regulation.


Clients had also relied heavily on ToVen Law’s expertise in spearheading and assisting in property transfers, tax settlements, estate planning, government lobbying, business planning, small claims, and background investigation. ToVen Law also has experience in Intellectual Property registration, monitoring, and prosecution. ToVen Law also has represented providers and user of communications services, as well as manufacturers of equipment, technology developers, application service providers, and other industry participants on a myriad of matters.

ToVen Law has also worked on several concerns of its offshore clients on contract review and enforcement, tax-savings, conflict of law issues, and capital infusion.

Communications Planning and Management

Legal issues usually involve communications issues as well. ToVen Law is experienced in giving advice on our client’s internal and external communication in order to either downplay legal problems and issues or highlight and relay key messages effectively. A Strategic Communications Plan is usually developed by ToVen Law for our client’s consideration and implementation. Although ToVen Law is not involved in content-creation, we are still adept in crafting a legally-accurate messaging and pointing you to the direction which could maximize your potentials and create strategic opportunities. As part of ToVen Law’s public relations practice, we can identify and secure valuable traditional and social media opportunities, event participation, speaking engagements, and other channels to reach and engage our client’s key audiences.

Issues Management

ToVen Law’s background in corporate issue and reputation management, government and politics makes us proficient in communications planning related to advocacy campaigns and public affairs efforts. ToVen Law has extensive knowledge of the ever-changing local and state media landscape, as well as national outlets and publications.

The Firm works with you to identify your internal and external stakeholders, as well as key influencers and media, and we craft consistent messaging tailored to the intended audiences. ToVen Law also focuses on proactive strategies, such as monitoring media and evaluating public opinion, to stay at the forefront of issues and avoid detrimental missteps and escalation.

Crisis Communications

ToVen Law develops and supports the implementation of comprehensive crisis communications plans to help protect your reputation in high-stakes situation. We work with you to prepare for identifiable risks as well as unforeseeable scenarios.

ToVen Law understands that social media and 24-hour news cycles mean information is sought and shared rapidly, creating even greater urgency for an organization to respond to a crisis. ToVen Law’s communications professionals help clients establish plans that will enable them to immediately spring into action and decisively communicate their message to media and other stakeholders before opposing or misinformed views are hardened.