Rommel U. Mercado



Rommel U. Mercado deals with a broad range of commercial matters. He has represented Philippine and foreign clients in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance including loan syndications and private placements, telecommunications, information technology and e-commerce and energy (representing independent power producers and oil companies). He also regularly advises clients on domestic and/or foreign investments, including all forms of company registrations and applications for fiscal and other incentives.

He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1996. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law in 1995, graduating second honors, and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1991. He received his Masters of Law (With Honors – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) from Columbia University in New York in 2002.

Mr. Rommel Mercado is also a Professor of Law at the Ateneo de Manila University. He is also a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Philippine Bar Association.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance


  • Ateneo de Manila School of Law
  • Columbia University

Awards & Association

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • Philippine Bar Association
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Visiting Address

4th & 6th Floors, BDO Towers Paseo (Formerly Citibank Center)

8741 Paseo de Roxas

Makati City 1226, Philippines


Phone Number

+63 (2) 88100282-90

Fax Number

+63 (2) 88191498


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